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Season Five finale. Eric embarks on a final, desperate mission to overthrow the Authority--and save Bill from losing his humanity. Andy faces the consequences of a Light Pact he made; Alcide readies for a second showdown with J.D.; Sam and Luna test their limits in trying to escape the Authority.
Slipping further into religious fervor, Bill gives Jessica an order she's loathe to carry out. Armed with a damning video, the military delivers an ultimatum to the Authority. Claude and Maurella take Sookie to meet the faerie Elder, who may know something about an ancient family secret. Alcide reconnects with his father; Sam and Luna hitch a ride into the Authority.
With vampire-on-human attacks on the rise, the Authority attempts to woo public favor. Meanwhile, Nora tries to convert Eric to Lilith's gospel; Jason finds a mysterious scroll; new Vampire Sheriff of Area 5 Elijah pushes Pam and Tara to obey a new mandate; Sam and Luna search for Emma; Russell seeks a higher calling.
As the Authority proceeds with Lilith's plan, Eric plots his escape. Gran directs Sookie to a clue to her parents' murderer. Andy and Jason search for leads to the identities of the people behind the shifter killings. Alcide recalls his pack induction; Arlene gets caught in Terry and Patrick's crossfire; Steve gets a new pet.
At the Authority, the Chancellors revel in the afterglow of Lilith-induced carnage; Eric sobers when he gets a message; Bill is shaken by a distant memory. Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents' deaths, with shocking results. An emotional Luna tries to walk in Sam's shoes. Lafayette leads a seance to purge a curse; J.D. ups the stakes of his fight with Alcide.
Salome reveals her true allegiances; Sam sniffs out several shifter shooters; Hoyt finds camaraderie in a new group of friends; Alcide prepares for the worst in his face-off with J.D.; Andy attempts to reconnect with Bud; Lafayette finds an unlikely ally searching for Jesus' body; Lettie Mae pays Tara a visit; and Arlene takes a sentimental journey.
The aftermath at the asylum leaves Sookie with an eerie sense of foreboding. At Fangtasia, Pam breaks up a vamp-girl fight. Lafayette visits Ruby Jean, who also received a disturbing message from Jesus. Fearing for his family's safety, Terry blames his curse for his troubles with Arlene. Alcide challenges JD; Roman lays out his plans to take out Russell.
Bill and Eric enlist Sookie to probe for clues on Russell's hiding place. Unable to deal with the demon magic inside him, Lafayette calls out to Jesus' spirit for help. Patrick Devins and Terry are held hostage in the bunker of their Iraq War buddy Brian Eller. Jason wakes to a disturbing dream; Jessica gives Tara advice on adjusting to vampire life.
Eric and Bill have doubts they will survive the search for Russell. Sookie opens up to Alcide about Debbie Pelt. An irate Lafayette unwittingly puts Sookie's life in danger. At the Authority headquarters, Roman and Salome continue their interrogation of Nora for information on the Sanguinistas--and a possible traitor within the Council.
Bill and Eric barter for their lives. Salome and Roman enlist Steve Newlin to be the friendly face of vampirism in the face of Russell's return. After Tara bolts into the night, Sookie goes to Fangtasia for help. Andy's dalliance with Holly comes back to bite him in the butt. Jason bumps into an old high-school teacher, but their reunion brings up conflicting feelings.
Tara resurfaces in Bon Temps. Bill and Eric meet Salome. Pam recalls her human life, and her first encounter with Eric. Werewolves J.D. and Rikki pay tribute to Marcus, but Alcide refuses to participate or to take his rightful place as the new packmaster. Fearing Russell's return, Sookie procures a home-protection system; Arlene looks into Terry's erratic behavior.
Season 5 Premiere. Sookie and Lafayette struggle with what to do about Tara; Bill and Eric are visited by the Vampire Authority; Alcide's werewolf pack comes after Sam; Jessica enjoys her new freedom; Jason is visited by the recently turned Reverend Steve Newlin; Terry's PTSD is reignited; Alcide warns Sookie about the recently resurfaced Russell Edgington.
Season Four Finale. It's Samhain, Wicca's greatest holy day, and spirits of the dead surface in Bon Temps, giving Sookie some valuable allies to combat Marnie's newest incarnation. As Season Four comes to a shattering conclusion, Debbie confronts Sookie and Tara with deadly consequences, and the denizens of Bon Temps brace for a new crisis with a familiar face.