The summer's fantasy favorite, True Blood, returns on Sunday, June 13 with a newly resurrected Bill, a devastated Authority, and an end to the mostly peaceful co-existence between Humans and Vampires. The conflict between the two sides will be at an all-time high and lives will be lost. Check out what's coming up in June.
Spoiler alert: This article contains True Blood spoilers and clips. You've been warned.
Here are the official synopses for the first three episodes:
Sunday, June 16: "Who Are You, Really?"
In the wake of Bill's (Stephen Moyer) blood-soaked reincarnation, Sookie (Anna Paquin), Eric (Alexander SkarsgÃ¥rd), Jason (Ryan Kwanten), Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll), Tara (Rutina Wesley), Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Nora (Lucy Griffiths) flee the Authority compound as Sam (Sam Trammell), Luna (Janina Gavankar) and Emma (Chloe Noelle) dodge swarming guards. Now packmaster, Alcide (Joe Manganiello) discovers that the job comes with unsavory side dishes, but other major perks. In Bon Temps, Andy (Chris Bauer) deals with parenting four newborn human-faerie hybrids. Meanwhile, Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell (Arliss Howard) vows open season on vampires. Jessica returns to Compton Place as Jason hitches a ride with an eerie stranger.
Sunday, June 23: "The Sun"
A long-lost relative reveals himself to Jason and Sookie. After Tara is victimized by a new government weapon, Eric takes matters into his own hands in an effort to thwart Burrell's anti-vampire initiatives. On the road to work, Sookie is drawn to a handsome stranger who shares her faerie abilities. Sam is unnerved by supernatural-rights zealot Nicole (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and is confronted by Alcide and Martha (Dale Dickey) about Emma's future. Bill contemplates the scope of his heightened powers.
Sunday, June 30: "You're No Good"
Irate over Burrell's blatant aggression towards vampires, Eric takes matters into his own hands. After dangerously testing the limits of his powers, Bill enlists a TruBlood innovator to synthesize a new type of blood - but has difficulty finding the right donor. Sookie begins to learn why Warlow is after her. Sam receives unexpected help from Nicole and her Vampire Unity Society (V.U.S.) associates. Steve Newlin (Michael McMillian) finds his past ideals turning into a current nightmare.
Check out the True Blood Season 6 Trailer.
Highlights from the trailer:
- "It's the beginning of the end."
- "It's time for humans to fight back." -- Governor Burrell
- "It's go time." -- Jason. Ready to kick butt!
- "I'm gonna put a wooden bullet through his cold, dead heart" -- Andy. Who is he after?
- "Blood is everything to us." -- Bill
- "I'm sure there is a way we can work this out." -- Pam
- Why is Jessica in sexy, school girl outfit?
- "It's about damn time somebody did something about y'all." -- Jason
"Shut up, Jason." -- Sookie
- And, as usual, there's plenty of skin showing, sexy times, and of course ... blood.
A new character this season is Governor Burrell. He is going to lead his constituents in a war against Vampires.
True Blood season 6: "Governor Burrell's Address."
The Governor is determined to protect Humans with no regard for Vampires. He encourages attacks on Vampires and wants to close down all Vampire-owned businesses. This war is going to lead to plenty of deaths on both sides.
True Blood returns on Sunday, June 16 at 9 pm ET on HBO.
(Image and video courtesy of HBO.)