Alec was injured, badly, and Simon had made a massive sacrifice for his mother. Both Maia and Rafael are in the wind.
Now, six months on from the midseason finale, and we FINALLY are given a taste of what's to come next.
Oh, and did we also mention they've given us this beautiful (yet incredibly sad) moment between Malec:
The final season will be ten episodes long, with an additional two-part series finale. That's 12 more episodes we have to go. Welp!
The final hunt begins Monday, February 25 on Freeform.