I Will Rise Up

Season 2, Episode 9 -  Air Date: 8/16/2009
9 Ratings
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A wounded Eric plays Sookie for a sucker, to Bill’s dismay, and ends up getting inside her head. Later, Sookie and Jason bond over their recent adventures. Blaming Eggs for Tara’s bruises and bizarre behavior, Lafayette and Lettie Mae try to figure out a way to pry their kin from Maryann’s clutches. Hoyt defends his relationship with Jessica to Maxine, to no avail. Jailed by Bud along with a group of Bon Temps revelers, Sam looks for a way to escape and avoid capture by an increasingly obsessed Maryann. In Dallas, Eric and the vampires defend their recent actions to Nan Flanagan and are shocked when Godric decides to take the fall for their PR disaster.

True Blood: Godric‘s Exit Delivers Emotional Punch

True Blood fans were hoping that episode 9 would put an end to Maryann‘s wicked schemes but it only paved the exit for yet another character. Godric, who‘s considered the oldest vampire in New World and who has only been around for four episodes, committed suicide by sunlight to atone for his sins. Clearly, there were "centuries of faith and love between" Godric and Eric, and it‘s unfortunate that we‘ve only seen a fraction of his so-called greatness.
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