When we return to True Blood for our recap, the Authority are in the midst of fighting Russel Edgington after he staked the Guardian, Roman. We will miss you very much! Russel takes Eric hostage for a minute, while the Authority members hide to let their army take Russel down. The UV lights flicker until they cover Russel with a silver blanket. When the lights back come on, Eric is still safe, hanging from the wall from a silver cord. After the battle, Eric and Bill are starting to figure out that the Authority members are not who they seem. Eric is furious with Nora, but it was Salome who dug up Russel. She did it to destroy Roman and take power of the Authority. They invite Eric and Bill to join the movement, but they both turn them down. They aren’t going to get many chances to say no before they are killed. In a little ceremony, similar to what the Guardian used to hold, Salome forgives Russel and then says they want everyone to drink the blood of Lilith. Anyone who refuses or calls them crazy gets killed. No one knows what is going to happen when drinking the blood of the oldest vampire.
In the fairy bar, the fairies test her to find out that Sookie’s powers are fading. Since she is only half fae, it’s possible she could use up her power and becoming a regular human. The idea sounds pretty good to Sookie after all she’s been through. They want her to be careful and save her power. When they leave, Jason and Sookie finally start bonding again with the knowledge about their parents’ death. Jason turns to Jessica to get this news off his chest and pledge revenge. Jessica is there for him and tries to kiss him, but he is furious when he tastes someone else’s blood on her lips. When Jason gets mad Jessica attacks him and he shoots her in the head. She heals and Jason leaves their relationship is getting even rockier.
The police start investigating the store owner who tried to shoot Andy and Sam. Sam uses his canine nose to learn that he was involved with five other men in town. Andy is having a crisis and doesn’t know how to handle this new breed of killer. After witches and demons and vampires, this gang is the easiest thing Andy has had to worry about yet! Sookie goes to the hospital to see Sam and asks if he would give up his powers if he could. Sam tells her the world could be safer if he were normal giving Sookie something to ponder. When Sam is leaving the hospital he smells one of the killers and tackles him.
Sookie heads home remembering all of the problems she has had just because she is a fairy. She stands on the porch and starts using up her powers. Jason, who is leaving Jessica’s house, sees her light balls and head over to help her.
Hoyte is still with the killers who wore the same masks and shot a vampire. They are a hate group going after all types of supernatural creatures and Hoyte is becoming a full member. All Hoyte wants is someplace to feel welcome and these haters are welcoming him with open arms. They are poisoning his mind against Jessica. They give Hoyte a mask and take him out on a ride for a special surprise. Oh no!Jason is still nearby, hopeful able to help!
Alcide is getting ready to lead the pack with his new sexy second in command. They are doing more kissing, than training. There seems to be a hint of doubt in Alcide’s mind that he can win. Marcus’ mother is angry that Alcide is trying to take over after her son’s death. She thinks the pack is fine without him. JD, the current leader, tells the pack that they should join Russel and do V, because a war is coming and they need to choose sides. He almost feeds little Emma a vile of V, before her grandmother steps in. She is starting to realize the truth about the pack.
Arlene is home missing Terry since he left. When Holly catches her crying over her wedding video, she tells Arlene that she needs to help Terry not send him away when he needs her most. Terry and Patrick are away hiding in a field, but the demon still finds them. Terry is nearing his breaking point is tired of running. This storyline needs to picks up soon.
Lafayette arrives in Mexico to see Jesus’ grandfather. When he goes in Jesus’ head is sitting on a chair and his grandfather takes him hostage. He wants to take the family’s dark magic back out of Lafayette. He ties up Lafayette, sews his lips together and prepares to put the magic into his unborn child. He is going to feed his pregnant wife the blood from Lafayette’s brain. Before he kills him, his wife grabs the knife and stabs him saving Lafayette, but why?
Tara’s mother shows up at Fangtasia where she has moved on to pole dancing. She came to disown her. Wow that’s harsh. She could have just avoided her. Pam is there for Tara afterwards while Tara is crying over it. Her soft side is showing!
In the end, Eric and Bill drink the blood of Lilith with the vampires and get high. It makes them act crazy while they roam the streets. They head into an engagement party for a human buffet. While they feed on the humans, some of the vampires get visions of Lilith with them. Eric sees Goderich’s ghost, which tells him to stop this and save Nora. We will have to wait to see how Eric can get out of the trance.
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