The first few episodes synopsis for True Blood season 6 have come out, and if you don't want any spoilers, read no further, but you can look at all the new images. First, here's all the characters that are returning along with the news ones. One of the new ones , Wes (Luke Grimes) will be a pretty meaty role to lead into season 7.
Sookie, Bill, Eric, Alcide, Lafayette, Arlene, Terry, Jessica, Sam, Jason, Pam, Tara, Holly, Andy, Nora, Maurella, Luna, Steve Newlin, Sarah Newlin, Lilith, Emma, Martha, Jackson, Rikki will all be back in this big battle.
New cast includes:
Rutger Hauer - Macklyn/Niall
Jurnee Smollett - Nicole Jannsen
Arliss Howard - Governor Creighton Burrell
Rob Kazinsky - Ben
Amelia Rose Blaire - Willa Burrell
Luke Grimes - Wes
Karolina Wydra - Violet
Here's the breakdown for the first three episodes, and they lay out what to expect pretty well.
[box size="large" border="full"]True Blood Ep. 1 Who Are You, Really?
In the wake of Bill’s (Stephen Moyer) blood-soaked reincarnation, Sookie (Anna Paquin), Eric (Alexander Skarsgård), Jason (Ryan Kwanten), Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll), Tara (Rutina Wesley), Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) and Nora (Lucy Griffiths) flee the Authority compound as Sam (Sam Trammell), Luna (Janina Gavankar) and Emma (Chloe Noelle) dodge swarming guards. Now packmaster, Alcide (Joe Manganiello) discovers that the job comes with unsavory side dishes, but other major perks. In Bon Temps, Andy (Chris Bauer) deals with parenting four newborn human-faerie hybrids. Meanwhile, Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell (Arliss Howard) vows open season on vampires. Jessica returns to Compton Place as Jason hitches a ride with an eerie stranger.
True Blood Ep. 2
The Sun A long-lost relative reveals himself to Jason and Sookie. After Tara is victimized by a new government weapon, Eric takes matters into his own hands in an effort to thwart Burrell’s anti-vampire initiatives. On the road to work, Sookie is drawn to a handsome stranger who shares her faerie abilities. Sam is unnerved by supernatural-rights zealot Nicole (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and is confronted by Alcide and Martha (Dale Dickey) about Emma’s future. Bill contemplates the scope of his heightened powers. True Blood
Ep. 3 You’re No Good
Irate over Burrell’s blatant aggression towards vampires, Eric takes matters into his own hands. After dangerously testing the limits of his powers, Bill enlists a TruBlood innovator to synthesize a new type of blood – but has difficulty finding the right donor. Sookie begins to learn why Warlow is after her. Sam receives unexpected help from Nicole and her Vampire Unity Society (V.U.S.) associates. Steve Newlin (Michael McMillian) finds his past ideals turning into a current nightmare.[/box]
The mid-season episode is entitled 'F**k the Pain Away' and you can only imagine who that will be referring to.