In the fifth-season
premiere, Sookie and Lafayette are reeling from Tara's shooting, but
there is also the matter of cleaning up Debbie Pelt's blood. Meanwhile,
Bill and Eric face a new threat from the Authority; Marcus'
disappearance sends his wolf pack after Sam; Jessica parties with her
human peers; Jason has a reunion with
Rev. Steve Newlin; a visit from Terry's war buddy brings back his PTSD;
and Alcide warns Sookie about Russell Edgington's return.