Things are heating up on Scandal. Like, big time. Fitz may have killed Olivia's mom. That kind of big time. Just when we think this show can't shock us more, Shonda Rhimes and her writers pull out another twist we never saw coming. What will happen next? The promo for Season 3, Episode 6: “Icarus” makes next week look very, very thrilling.

After Jake and Huck spill the bad news to Olivia she, understandably, goes on a warpath. She gets her two favorite spies to try to dig up more info, which isn't exactly easy when the target is the President of the United States.

Of course, Olivia, having the relationship she does with Fitz, decides to go straight to the source. Will Fitz confess his past crimes to his love? Will she still be willing to join his reelection campaign?

Need more? Here's the official synopsis of the episode.

Catch the next episode of Scandal on November 7, 2013 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.