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The Vampire Diaries fans can take a deep breath and relax because Elena is back!

Since Nina Dobrev, who plays Elena, left The Vampire Diaries in 2015 the question that has been on many fans mind is, “would she return for the series finale?” Many may have thought they had seen the last of their beloved Elena when she left the show. However, Dobrev announced today over an Instagram post that she would be reprising her role as Elena for the series finale, appropriately titled, “I Was Feeling Epic.”

Dobrev’s post read,

“I know it’s Thursday, but this is not a TBT,” she wrote, adding the hashtags, “#BackOnSet #TVDForever.”

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It isn’t only Dobrev and fans that are excited for her epic return, writers Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson are happy to have her in the series finale as well. In a statement from Plec and Williamson they said,

“I’m thrilled to bring this show to an end the way we always intended – with Nina back to help us say goodbye.”

Williamson added,

“I’m so excited to have Nina back to ensure our farewell episode is truly epic!”

You can catch Dobrev in the series finale of The Vampire Diaries March 10 on the CW.

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