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As the Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Finale (Season 8, Episode 24, "Flight") approaches, we’re already prepared for a main character’s death. And now, Chandra Wilson (Miranda Bailey) is telling us to brace for something worse than we’ve ever seen before on Grey’s. Which is really saying a lot.

E! reports that Chandra isn’t sugarcoating this particular episode in any way — it’s going to be brutal, there will be tears, and we should be prepared for some heartache. “She says this dramatic finale compares to the hospital shooting finale of two years ago. It's just as dynamic, but the ride is even harder,” says E!

It’s almost funny to think that, two years ago, the Season 6 Finale (Season 6, Episode 24: “Death and All His Friends”) seemed like the most gut-wrenching series of events we’d seen on the show. But when you trim the fat, we were mostly just hanging on the fate of one main character: Derek. We were nervous for other characters, but this time around, we know that Derek might actually die. And not only him.

As much as we want to just see the episode already, we’re also dreading the moment when it’s over!

Catch the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: E!

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