Tara goes uncontrolled and hunts down a woman, while Bill and Eric have until dawn before they meet their real death.
What's to come in the next episode of "True Blood" has been teased in a preview which was released following the season 5 premiere. Tara still can't control her new instinct and goes out hunting at night. When Lafayette is threatened by his newly-turned cousin, Sookie takes a painful action to stop her best friend.
At the Vampire Authority headquarters in New Orleans, Bill and Eric meet Salome (Valentina Cervi) and become acquainted with the Authority's interrogation techniques. They have until dawn before they're terminated, but Bill shows no sign he'll bow to the rules. He, however, seemingly offers a deal with Roman as he tells him the need to take down Russell.
Fearing Russell's return, Sookie procures a home-protection system. Steve Newlin stops by with an offer for Jessica, but they end up having a fight. Elsewhere, Martha Bozeman (Dale Dickey) shows up wanting to see her granddaughter, causing conflict for Sam and Luna.
Pam recalls her human life as the madam of the Comstock Brothel in San Francisco, and her first encounter with Eric. Werewolves J.D. (Louis Herthum) and Rikki (Kelly Overton) pay tribute to Marcus, but Alcide refuses to participate or take his rightful place as the new packmaster. Meanwhile, Arlene tries to get to the bottom of Terry's erratic behavior.
"Authority Always Wins" will air Sunday, June 17 at 9 P.M. ET on HBO.