Death and destruction are of the norm in Mystic Falls and temporary vamp Jenna Sommers learned this lesson the hard way on The Vampire Diaries Season 2 when Klaus staked her on a sacrificial altar. And, holy good grief, it goes without saying that Jenna’s sad passing affected us as much as it did her niece and nephew, Jeremy and Elena Gilbert. However, wipe away those tears because we come bearing incredible news…Jenna (Sara Canning) is returning to Mystic Falls for one last hurrah!
The only catch is that Jenna won’t be alive per say — she’ll only be appearing in flashbacks to Elena’s pre-Salvatore life. Still, considering how much we adore and miss her, we’ll take any Aunt J scenes we’re given! Without further ado, here’s a first look at Jenna Sommers hanging out with Elena and Elena’s mom Miranda on The Vampire Diaries Season 3 finale: