When we last left Rick Grimes and the rest of the survivors on ‘The Walking Dead,’ they were in a dark place. After Eugene’s truth got out in the open, it looked like they scored a win in their unrelentingly cruel world when they finally found Beth, but that victory was snatched away from them as quickly as they earned it. However, as the old theater adage goes, the show must go on, no matter how hard it may be. And despite all the heartache that the group has suffered so far, they still remain hopeful in the latest teaser for the upcoming season.

Earlier this month, we got our first glimpse at the second half of the fifth season of AMC’s acclaimed zombie drama thanks to a short TV spot. Now, with a little more than two weeks until the series returns, AMC has released another teaser that shows Rick, Daryl, Michonne, Tyreese, and the rest of the group on the road again in search of some sort of solace and safety. Although, as you can see in the video below, holding onto hope amidst the darkness may not be enough to keep everyone in one piece:

Are you excited for the return of ‘The Walking Dead’? What are you expecting from the rest of season five? How are you dealing with the emotional shock from the midseason finale? Let us know in the comments below.

‘The Walking Dead’ starring Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Michael Cudlitz, Chad Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, and Alanna Masterson returns to AMC on February 8, 2015.