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Team Arrow was dealt a fatal blow when the Black Canary met her demise during last season’s battle with Damien Darhk. But just because Laurel Lance is gone does not mean that she’s forgotten. In fact, Oliver Queen appears to have made sure that the city that she fought for on the streets and as the Assistant District Attorney would always have some way to remember her.

The CW has recently started airing brief promos for the return of their acclaimed DC Comics shows. Yesterday, we saw a peek at Barry Allen’s new status quo on ‘The Flash’, but today we can catch a glimpse of what’s to come on the new season of ‘Arrow’. From a statue of the Black Canary to quick looks at the new additions to Team Arrow to Chad L. Coleman as Tobias Church, this promo shows us a small preview of everything involved in the first episode of season five. You can check it out below followed by the official synopsis of the upcoming season:

Newly appointed Mayor Oliver Queen finds himself challenged as he fights on two fronts for the future of Star City. With Diggle back in the military and Thea adamant about hanging up her hood as Speedy, Team Green Arrow is down to just Oliver and Felicity – but they’re no longer the only vigilantes in town. Green Arrow’s public defeat of Damien Darhk at the end of Season Four has inspired a new crop of masked heroes to step up and defend the city, though their painful inexperience makes them obstacles, rather than allies, in the field. The arrival of a deadly new adversary will force Oliver to confront questions about his own legacy, both as mayor and as the Green Arrow.

What do you think about the first promo for ‘Arrow’ season five? Are you excited to catch up with the Emerald Archer as he balances dual lives as a vigilante and the Mayor of Star City? And what do you think of the statue erected in Black Canary’s honor? Sound off in the comments.

‘Arrow’ starring Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards, Paul Blackthorne, Echo Kellum, and John Barrowman returns to The CW for season five on October 7, 2016 at 8:00pm.

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