The Following Finale First Look: Joe Carroll's Final Chapter Begins to Fall Into Place

The Following‘s first season comes to its killer end next Monday (Fox, 9/8c) — and based on this all-new promo, the culmination of Joe Carroll’s murderous mission is well within sight.

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Perpetual victim Claire appears to be at the center of the series’ season ender, with her ex-hubby holding her hostage (and threatening to gouge her eyes out!) and her ex-lovah Ryan attempting to save the day. Parker, meanwhile, is still buried alive, but thankfully those wily acolytes left her with a cell phone — which she’s putting to good use.

Press PLAY below to watch the mayhem unfold, then hit the comments with your snappy judgements.