The question on everyone's mind as we wait for Grey's Anatomy Season 10 is "Will Richard Webber [James Pickens Jr.] live?" While the answer to that burning question remains a mystery, a recent spoiler-y hint gives us a clue at the answer.

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"Shonda Rhimes has teased that we'll see James Pickens Jr. again, though she won't elaborate on this particular spoiler," TV Guide reports.

Interesting! Of course, just because we'll be seeing James again doesn't mean Richard will necessarily be alive. Grey's has often brought back characters for flashbacks, dreams, ghost sex, etc., so just because James Pickens Jr. is guaranteed to be seen doesn't mean he's sure to be alive when he shows up.

That said, we're cautiously optimistic. After Lexie and Mark's tragic deaths during the Season 8 finale and Season 9 premiere, it's time for some good news after a Grey's Anatomy cliffhanger!

Do you think Richard will live or die? Which would you prefer? Share your thoughts and feelings in the comments below.

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Source: TV Guide

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