Slipping further into religious fervor, Bill gives Jessica an order she’s loath to carry out. Armed with a damning video of Russell and Steve, the military delivers an ultimatum to the Authority.
Claude and Maurella take Sookie to meet the faerie elder, who may know something about an ancient family secret. Alcide reconnects with his father; Sam and Luna hitch a rideinto the Authority.
original airdate--August 19,2012 rating--4.92 million
songs--Theme song "Bad Things" by Jace Everett