After the big burst that was HBO releasing twenty new photos from 'True Blood' season 5, many of which gave our first look at characters played by 'Law & Order' and 'Spartacus' vets Christopher Meloni and Peter Mensah, the network seems a bit more generous with its latest releases.  So when season 5 picks up on Sunday June 10, how will things in Bon Temps play out for the first few weeks, and what does the latest promo tell us about the mysterious Vampire Authority?

HBO has seen fit to give out the episode descriptions for the first three weeks of 'True Blood's fifth season, which as you recall had quite a few loose ends to tie up after season 4 finale "And When I Die."  Not only is deposed King Russell Edgington (Denis O'Hare) out on the loose somewhere, but Tara's got a few holes she needs to fill, and Jason Stackhouse had an unexpected guest at his front door!

Judging by the below episode descriptions, things definitely don't appear to have gone exactly the way you'd expect, all things considered!  So read at your own peril, and be sure to give us your theories in the comments!

Episode 5.01 - Turn! Turn! Turn!

Sookie and Lafayette clean up the Tara and Debbie Pelt mess; Bill and Eric are visited by the Vampire Authority; Sam and Alcide deal with an angry werewolf pack.

Episode 5.02 - Authority Always Wins

Tara resurfaces in Bon Temps; Pam recalls her human life and first encounter with Eric; Bill and Eric meet Salome at the Vampire Authority headquarters.

Episode 5.03 - Whatever I Am, You Made Me

Bill and Eric barter for their lives with Roman, the head of the Authority; Jason reunites with his old high school teacher; Sookie searches for Tara.

As if that weren't enough, how about a fresh new promo that goes inside the Vampire Authority, and gives us our first footage of 'Law and Order: SVU' star Christopher Meloni in all his fangly glory as Roman, an elite member of the governing vampire society, surrounded by his familiar "Vampyr" cohorts!

Watch the promo below, and let us know what you're most excited to see from 'True Blood' season 5, premiering Sunday, June 10 on HBO!

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