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Warning: Bloody good 'True Blood' spoilers

True-blood_l HBO just released the titles and extended loglines for all five of True Blood’s August episodes and man, they are juicy. How juicy? So juicy that I’m inclined to forgive them for withholding fresh Blood from me last Sunday. Have a look-see yourself…

Aug. 2: “Release Me”
Betrayed by Daphne, Sam finds himself in an unenviable predicament at the hands of Maryann and her wild-eyed minions. Imprisoned with Hugo in the F.O.T.S. church, Sookie uses her telepathic powers to reach out to Bill, who’s being detained at the hotel by a stubbornly obsessive Lorena. After crossing a line with the Newlins, a fearful Jason tries to sever his ties with the Fellowship of the Sun, but gets plenty of resistance from Steve and his enforcer Gabe.

Crave more Blood? Good ‘cause four more spoilery paragraphs await you after the jump…

Aug. 9: “Timebomb”

Sookie’s captivity takes an unexpected turn when Eric arrives to do his
master’s bidding on the eve of the Fellowship’s lockdown. In Bon Temps,
Sam finds himself in hot water after making a gruesome discovery at
Merlotte’s, and Andy proves no help in coming to his defense. Sent home
by Bill, Jessica and Hoyt learn that when it comes to sex, every time
is the first time. Tara and Eggs devour a mysterious meal prepared by
Maryann, with unexpected results. After Jason pays off his debt to the
vampires, Godric looks to enlighten his more single-minded followers.

Aug. 16: “I Will Rise Up”

A wounded Eric plays Sookie for a sucker, to Bill’s dismay, and ends up
getting inside her head. Later, Sookie and Jason bond over their recent
adventures. Blaming Eggs for Tara’s bruises and bizarre behavior,
Lafayette and Lettie Mae try to figure out a way to pry their kin from
Maryann’s clutches. Hoyt defends his relationship with Jessica to
Maxine, to no avail. Jailed by Bud along with a group of Bon Temps
revelers, Sam looks for a way to escape and avoid capture by an
increasingly obsessed Maryann. In Dallas, Eric and the vampires defend
their recent actions to Nan Flanagan and are shocked when Godric
decides to take the fall for their PR disaster.

Aug. 23: “New World in My View”

Sookie, Bill, and Jason return to a Bon Temps turned upside down by
Maryann. Lured to Merlotte’s by Arlene, Sam and Andy find cold comfort
in their refuge from a group of bloodthirsty revelers. Bill discovers
that traditional vampire techniques don’t work on Maryann; Hoyt and
Jessica try to keep a lid on Maxine’s madness; and Sookie tries to push
through the darkness consuming Tara. With all hell breaking loose,
Jason takes the bull by the horns to rescue Sam, at least for the

Aug. 30: “Frenzy”

With the crisis in Bon Temps careening out of control, Bill seeks out
the advice of Sophie-Anne (Evan Rachel Wood), the Vampire Queen of
Louisiana, but must exercise patience before she gives him critical
information. Meanwhile, Sookie and Lafayette find that protecting Tara
from herself is more difficult than they anticipated; a desperate Sam
turns to an unlikely source for assistance; and Jessica tests Hoyt’s
allegiance to Maxine.