True Blood always leaves us with questions, and that’s never been more true than after last night’s episode (Season 6, Episode 6: “Don’t You Feel Me”). After hyping up a major character’s death leading up to and throughout the season, we had a lot of theories, and honestly thought it would be someone from the show’s core trio. We were wrong. Dead wrong.
In the final minutes of the episode, Terry Bellefleur was shot and killed as he took out the garbage at Merlotte’s, and though it was premeditated — he hired a friend to murder him — it was still surprising. Just when we thought he was safe (having been glamoured to forget his time in the war and depression completely), he was bleeding out all over the ground as wife Arlene sang him “Hush Little Baby.”
It was a devastating moment, and all the clues about people crying at the table read (especially Arlene’s portrayer, Carrie Preston) make sense now. However, we have a feeling this isn’t the end of deaths this season — in fact, it’s likely far from it.
First off, though we love Terry, he isn’t the No. 1 fan favorite character; he may not even be in the Top 5. This isn’t to say that he should have died, but let’s face the facts: Most fans agree that Sookie, Eric, Bill, Pam, and Jason are the heart of the show. Though Terry is still a “major character,” this seems like a fake-out to make Truebies breathe easy... and then completely take them by surprise with an even bigger death down the road.
Plus, recently Alexander Skarsgard revealed that he “had to do a very emotional scene with a blood bag” that was “quite difficult.” So far, there has not been a lot of blood involved in his scenes, though it could be coming next week (Season 6, Episode 7: “In the Evening”) when he brings Nora to Bill to try to save her. Will it be too late and Nora dies, too? It’s possible, but that still doesn’t mean our other vamps are off the hook — Bill’s prophecy could still come true. We also saw a bullet-ridden Billith at Vamp Camp in the new trailer, looking less alive and invigorated as he did after he chugged faerie blood and walked in the sun, ultimately ripping off Governor Burrell’s head.
Truebies, do you think more death is coming in Season 6, or can we breathe easy? Sound off below.