In exactly one week from now, millions of Moonlight fans will be tuning in to CBS to watch the highly anticipated return of the vampire detective series. But for those who are suffering severe Moonlight withdrawal after nearly three months of hiatus, here’s a quick fix that will hopefully ease the wait.

Warning: Contains spoilers.

When we last saw Moonlight, vampire private investigator Mick St. John (Alex O’Loughlin) saw Josef (Jason Dohring) survive an assassination attempt and found out about his fanged friend’s secret.  We also learned something about the royal blood line of Mick’s ex-wife Coraline (Shannyn Sossamon), who eventually gave Mick a cure that made him temporarily human.  Beth (Sophia Myles), on the other hand, was still distressed over the fact that Mick refused to turn her dying boyfriend into an immortal bloodsucker.

In “Fated to Pretend,” the episode airing on April 25, Mick enjoys what time he has left as a human by repairing his relationship with Beth.  He invites her over for dinner and after confirming that the invitation is for “a date,” Beth considers the ramifications of going on a date with Mick, and finally agrees.

Besides enjoying his time with Beth, Mick is also talking pleasure in the other simple things like sleeping on a couch, awaking to sunlight, and drinking some orange juice.  Unfortunately, his brief encounter with mortality becomes in jeopardy when Beth is kidnapped by a suspect in the murder case being investigated by Mick and Maureen, Beth’s boss at Buzzwire.  The case revolves around a 40-year-old politician currently running for mayor whose wife died tragically a few years earlier and is now raising their teen daughter Bonnie alone.  Mick gets help from his buddy Josef to kill some really bad vampires.  On the other hand, he is forced to decide whether saving Beth is worth sacrificing being human again.

While a new character, ADA Benjamin Talbot (Eric Winter), who doesn’t see eye to eye with Mick is introduced in this episode, another recurring character is unfortunately killed off.

Catch the return of Moonlight next Friday at 9pm on CBS.

-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
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Kris De Leon

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