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True Blood Review: Burning Man

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Is there no end to Eric Northman's charm?

Whether it was a case of Stockholm Syndrome, or his utter indifference, Willa Burrell most certainly had a thing for her captor as the two cozied up in Ginger's coffin on "You're No Good." Eric was smart not to listen to either Tara or Pam, though, as she proved to be a good source of intel.

Even if Eric finds the camp, any good he does will be short-lived, considering the government will surely just build others, if they haven't already. Luckily Bill seemed to be on the path to discovering a more long-term remedy that would help humans and vampires coexist.

After nearly walking himself to the true death, Bill had an epiphany it seemed. Coexisting in the daylight may be the road to salvation. Along with the professor Jessica was sent to seduce, Bill seemed fixated on finding a way to synthesize a new brand of True Blood, one infused with the same quality fairy blood possesses that enables vampires to walk in the sunlight.

Return of Steve

It shouldn't have shocked anyone to see Sookie deny Bill a sample of her blood, but his "you are dead to me" response did catch me off guard. Fortunately for Sookie, Bill won't be pressuring her further, not after he discovered Andy's new family and the scent of their fairy blood. I hope he takes just what he needs and doesn't massacre them like Warlow did the fae at the club. 

Speaking of which: were we really supposed to believe Ben spent the entire night searching in vain for that field? I am still a tad suspicious that he might be helping Warlow. The fact Sookie can feel him in her head unlike anyone else also gave me cause for concern. 

Sookie, we know, can at least defend herself, but mixed up in this whole supernatural sh-t show still is Jason. Concussions or not, those headaches he was having are not the sort conventional medicine can cure. What do you think is plaguing our boy? 

Sam is no doubt still suffering from a broken heart at the loss of Luna, but he hasn't even had time to grieve, what with trying to get Emma back. Lucky for him, he is not alone. I loved when Lafayette refused to let Sam take this challenge on by himself, sighting how when no one else would give him a shot, Sam did. Lafayette continued to make the most of his still limited screen time on True Blood Season 6

Competition for scenes was made even more intense this week with the return of Holly Cleary and Sarah Newlin. The first shared some cute scenes with Andy as he taught her how to shoot, while feebly trying to stay made at him and keep his daughter's from reading her thoughts. I loved when she yelled "stay out of my head number three!" 

Sarah was less forgiving when she came face to face with her ex. She did look stunning as ever though and full of self empowerment now that she has made it on her own. With Steve apparently not long for the world, I wonder if she will go looking for Jason to settle some old scores as well. Or maybe just for an old fashioned romp. It has been too long since the flatbed of his truck has seen some action. 

Finally, we were left wondering along with Eric and Pam where Tara had run off to with Willa. Tara knew having her around was only going to make trouble for them. Tara wants Pam to herself, but Pam won't ever leave Eric. Let us know what you think Tara is up to as well as your thoughts on the episode.  

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I agree with everithing that had been said. I loved the episode. Lafsyette was sublime. But Ben... I think he's Warlow ir if not, at least he's helping him. Jason got shocked so hard by that fae he can't seem to get any better. Jess still hot. Poor Andy, Bill is coming for your kids.

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I think Ben is Warlow. I think it was Ben that killed all the fae in the club.

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Rutger Hauer plays two parts in the series -- Nial and Warlow. That he's playing both parts has been well-known for a long time. It makes for a bit of a problem if both characters have to appear on screen at the same time, but not one that's insuperable with trick photography.

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Chris is right, it HAS been a long time since the flatbed of Jason's truck has seen any action. Loving Eric this season, pleasantly surprised on where they're taking Bill. Sarah Newlin's return was great and she's ready to kick some ass in the spiky pumps! I hate to say it but I am just NOT digging Alcide this season. More thoughts when we do the RT.

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@PhilEdwin Dylvini i was thinking somthing similar, ben is warlow and the guy on the bridge was an enforcer or an enemy, even more powerful than warlow

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Ben is obviously a halfling who got turned many, many years ago. This is why he is so special, he's a vampire that can bathe in the sun. He isn't HELPING Warlow, he IS Warlow.

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Everything about Eric continues to be awesome. I could deal without the werewolf storyline(s), just keep Alcide around to look sexy. I hope Bill's road toward bad guy continues because he's much more interesting now. Can't believe it's been two whole True Blood episodes with no sex scenes...crazy!

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The reunion of the Newlins was just so classic!!! I really hope there'll be some follow up scenes, I am so happy they've kept those characters!! - - Although the comedy of the Newlins lifted the darkness of that whole section a little, the reality of the experimental camp is really freaky - True Blood is pretty political this season - is seems to be referencing the Holocaust camps a bit wouldn't you think?
Maybe Jason is turning into a were-Panther? That story was always left pretty unresolved.
Jessica is more gorgeous every week. The scene with Erik and Willa in the coffin was very intimate, he is a great character. Nice to see Lafayette back to his old fiery self!! Loving the Bellefleur story!! There does seem to be something off about the new Fae boy... Why isn't Warlow trying to kill the Grandpa as well?
Great episode!

True Blood Season 6 Episode 3 Quotes

I can barely remember the last time I wasn't in danger. Danger, it's a fact of life for me.

Sookie

Not even you believe that.

Eric; It's just a bar Pam Pam

True Blood Season 6 Episode 3 Music

  Song Artist
Song 7 Discos Of The World L'Avvventura
Plastiscines youre no good You're No Good Plastiscines iTunes