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Dominion First Look: Season 2 Trailer Proves Angelic War Is Holy Hell

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If the idea of angels among us comes as a comfort, then you haven’t been watching Syfy’s Dominion.

Don’t worry — this exclusive first look at the series’ Season 2 trailer will bring you up to sacred speed faster than you can say “what a wingspan!”

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Upcoming episodes of the post-apocalyptic series, which returns on Thursday, July 9 (10/9c), will see a continuation of Gabriel and Michael’s ongoing angelic battle at the same time that Claire and David find themselves on opposite sides of a human civil war brewing in Vega.

Meanwhile, Alex travels to the human outpost of New Delphi in search of a military alliance and Michael comes across a seemingly perfect town untouched by the chaos around it. (If it’s run by someone calling himself The Governor, Michael, run.)

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The drama’s second season also features cast additions Nic Bishop (Covert Affairs) as “brilliant but troubled military genius” Gates, Simon Merrells (Spartacus: War of the Damned) as New Delphi leader Julian, Christina Chong (24: Live Another Day) as Archangel Corps defector Zoe, Olivia Mace (the BBC’s Doctors) as leader of the untouched town Laurel and newcomer Luke Tyler as a teen named Pete who was born after the angelic battle began and has never lived in peaceful times.

In the trailer above, Alex gives a little background for newbies, Claire looks worried, Gabriel is bloodthirsty, Michael beseeches his “father,” and a battered-but-not-bowed David indignantly orders someone to step up and lead.

Press PLAY on the video above to get a look at what’s ahead, then hit the comments with your thoughts!