Sons of Anarchy Season 5: A Journey for Jax

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If you're Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, it's not too early to start thinking about season five. Or, fortunately for us, to start blogging about it.

Having already said that Opie and Wendy will return to the series this fall, Sutter wrote this week that the upcoming season will focus heavily on Jax and his "journey" as President of SAMCRO. The man must decide what he wants his legacy to be.

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"This season will be a pivotal one in the arc of the series," Sutter wrote on his blog. "Not that all the seasons haven't been essential in shaping the mythology, but this season will begin to lay track for how the series ends. In a feature film, season 5 would be the end of act two. Where the hero has been faced with the primary conflict and obstacles and is forced to make a decision that either ends well or not-so-well."

Sutter - who also plays Otto on SOA, of course - adds that the season ahead will slow down the action a bit, referring to it as "deliberate." He writes:

"I'm not sure how to expand upon that other to say that the decisions our hero makes will be less impulsive and more permanent. The stakes will be ratcheted up while the pace will be slowed down. Not that we won't have all the pulpy goodness we have every season (we will still blow shit up), it'll just have a different rhythm."

And we'll no doubt eat up every second of it.

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same thoughts, when does it start back up!! what an ending to season 4, a cliff hanger


When does Season 5 start?


very close to reality, as for the goverment cospiracy 100% tru


please bring back before Sept, can't wait that long. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. To long for the best show on TV


i want the show back on cos its da best show ever


kurt sutter's done a great job of entertaining us with an inciteful look into the biker world which, up until now, has been a closed shop. having sonny barger and david labrava consulting was a brilliant idea with sutter putting it into context. i hope it goes on for another 4 years, and they run it in australia at the same time it runs in the u.s. but probably not. one things for certain, they definately got the treachery right. cheers from Oz.


WHENS SEASON 5 COMING OUT >.< i want more SOA moremoremoremoremore and happy needs more scenes like alot more scenes and less of tara like take her out kill her off something >.< and more tig and kill clay >.< idk idc just more SOA MOREMOREMOREMORE :) greetings From Australia :) i


Are we going to see the guys grow up and drive big V-twins, or are they going to continue driving Dyna's, which are nothing more than sportsters with twin-cams in them? Or have the actors learned enough to ride and are now strong enough to hold up big boy bikes?


Hello, evryone all the funs from Algeria and all of the world, this great show gives me a reason to watch a real tv show far from all the stupid things made in tv, my brother dicovered to me and i was out of my mind, i'm just waiting for the season 5 till then u take care.


How fast things change in this wacky instant technology world. News just in that SOA has been renewed for a Season 6 today!!!! Just want to keep the record straight!!! Rock On Jax et al .....


Sons of Anarchy Quotes

Something happens at around 92 miles an hour - thunder-headers drown out all sound, engine vibrations travels at a heart's rate, field of vision funnels into the immediate and suddenly you're not on the road, you're in it. A part of it. Traffic, scenery, cops - just cardboard cutouts blowing over as you past. Sometimes I forget the rush of that. That's why I love these long runs. All your problems, all the noise, gone. Nothing else to worry about except what's right in front of you. Maybe that's the lesson for me today, to hold on to these simple moments. Appreciate them a little more - there's not many of them left. I don't ever want that for you. Finding things that make you happy shouldn't be so hard. I know you'll face pain, suffering, hard choices, but you can't let the weight of it choke the joy out of your life. No matter what, you have to find the things that love you. Run to them. There's an old saying, 'That what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger' I don't believe that. I think the things that try to kill you make you angry and sad. Strength comes from the good things - your family, your friends, the satisfaction of hard work. Those are the things that'll keep you whole. Those are the things to hold on to when you're broken.


We don't know who we are until we're connected to someone else. We're just better human beings when with the person we're supposed to be with. I wasn't supposed to leave...I belong here.