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'The Vampire Diaries' Poster Gives Clues About Season 6

By the looks of it -- drama is heavily foreshadowed in the season 6 poster for "The Vampire Diaries". The Mystic Falls crew are mostly caught mid-stride with the punny tag "All spell breaks loose" at the top.

The classic art "The Last Day of Pompeii" by Karl Pavlovich Brioullov served as the inspiration for Brian Hunt, The CW's senior art director.

Stefan and Elena look in different directions with Enzo in the middle.

Bonnie and Damon appear on a united front both looking straight ahead.

One thing is certain -- the season doesn't hold much promise for Delena ... at least that's what the show's creators are selling right now.

Going into season 6 here's what we know,

Season five of "The Vampire Diaries" began with a sense of hope for Elena (Nina Dobrev). After a passionate summer with Damon (Ian Somerhalder), Elena headed to Whitmore College with Caroline (Candice Accola), not knowing that Bonnie (Kat Graham) sacrificed her life to save Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen). As Bonnie's friends fought to bring her back to life as the Anchor to the Other Side, Stefan (Paul Wesley) had to face-off with his doppelganger Silas, and a newly human Katherine (Nina Dobrev) struggled with mortality and motherhood. Damon's relationship with Elena was put to the test when Enzo (guest star Michael Malarkey), an old vampire friend from Damon's past, revealed he was still alive and looking for revenge. Stefan and Caroline's friendship deepened as they stood up to the Travelers, a nomadic witch tribe driven to strip Mystic Falls of magic and cast out its supernatural residents. Finally, with time running low until the inevitable collapse of The Other Side, Damon and Bonnie made the ultimate sacrifice in order to bring back their friends.

Now, months after this devastating tragedy, everyone is dealing with the loss of their loved ones in different ways, some more destructively than others. What happened to Bonnie and Damon, and if they can even be saved, remains a mystery. Meanwhile, their beloved hometown of Mystic Falls continues to be a magic-free zone, protected by a mysterious new community watch program. If there's any hope of salvaging their former lives, our heroes must find a way to push through their grief and band together. This season will explore themes of loss, denial and what it means to move on in the face of immortality, ultimately begging the ageold question – can you ever really go home again?

What's the significance of both clocks being at 7:01?

Do you see any other clues? Leave us a comment.

Don't miss the premiere of TVD, Thursday, October 2 at 8 p.m. on The CW!

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