Doctor Who Season 9 is upon us! The last time we saw The Doctor, he was reunited with his human companion, Clara. Followed quickly with a wild adventure with Santa Claus, cause, why not?! Season 8 also brought back Missy, the latest incarnation of The Doctor’s arch-nemesis, The Master. Thought to have been vaporized, The Master (aka “Missy”) has found a way to cheat death, as you can spot herĀ in the new trailer:

Season 9 brings back Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, Jenna Coleman as companion Clara Oswald, and Michelle Gomez as Missy. Things will be starting off pretty dark and mysterious this season, as The Doctor has a conversation with an unknown character about an enemy that he “has known a long time. Check out the recently released Episode 1 Prologue:

Where is the Doctor? When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossibleā€¦ Episode 1: The Magician’s Apprentice aired on BBC One on September 19th, 7:40pm (EST).