This discussion may contain spoilers!
I have three questions to ask on this topic.
1.Do you think Season 1 will be as good as Season 2?
2. Do you think/hope Season 2 will be darker than Season 1? "Sequels" of sorts, are many times, darker than their predecessors (Temple of Doom, Empire Strikes Back, Majora's Mask). Would you like for all the episodes of next Season to be as dark as Episode 2 and 5, or to keep on the lighter side?
3. Do you think Season 2's characters will affect you like Season 1's? Do you think you'll create a bond with a character as much as you did Lee, or Carley, or Lilly or Kenny? Again relating to The Last of Us, it's like how even though Joel lost Sarah, he found Ellie. And even though she didn't replace Sarah, she still mended him . So I'm not saying the characters will replace old ones, but that you'll still feel sympathy for them.