Season 5 of The Vampire Diaries has brought us the tragic tale of star crossed lovers, alive-again Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) and ghost Bonnie (Kat Graham). But in Season 5, Episode 6 (“Handle With Care”) the gang is hatching a plan to trade Silas’ life for Bonnie’s, effectively bringing her back from the dead. In this sneak peek, we see Jer trying to psych a skeptic Bonnie up for the attempt.

The scene takes place in some sort of warehouse, which presumably holds something Silas needs for the old Silas/Bonnie mortality switcheroo, judging by this sneak peek. Jeremy is looking for something in the crates when Ghost Bonnie decides to crash the party.

“Didn’t want to miss the excitement,” Bonnie tells Jeremy somewhat sarcastically. “It’s not every day a girl comes back from the dead.” Man, Bonnie is such a downer. Jeremy, in a good mood at the prospect of soon being able to actually touch his girlfriend, tells Bonnie not to jinx it, but she’s not having any of Jer’s hope-and-dreams attitude.

“I’m not jinxing it,” Bonnie says. “I’m being realistic. It’s not a dime store special, Jer. When I brought you back, it killed me. Remember? What I meant is it’s not something I’m going to count on, okay?”

Fair point, but you can’t keep Jeremy down in this episode! “Have some faith,” he tells Bonnie. “If you believe it can work and I believe it can work, then it will work. Just say it. You need to say it.” We’re pretty sure that kind of logic only works in Neverland, Jer.

“It’ll work,” Bonnie finally acquiesces. “Thank you. Jer, just so we’re clear, I would die a hundred times over, just to have you standing here alive in front of me.”

Overcome with the power of his feels for Bonnie, Jeremy reaches up and touches the place where Bonnie’s cheek would be. If she were, you know, alive. He tells Bonnie: “Before today is over, we’re gonna know what that feels like.” Aww. We can’t help but think this is going to go terribly, terribly wrong, but don’t tell Jeremy. So far, this is the first real chance at bringing one of his ghost girlfriends back from the dead.

Do you think the gang will successfully bring Bonnie back from the dead? Do you want Bonnie to come back to the land of the living? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Catch the next episode of The Vampire Diaries on Thursday, November 7 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.