Tara will take center stage on the next chapter of "True Blood". Out of control under the supervision of Maryann, the childhood friend of Sookie got drunk and slapped her mother. Blaming Eggs for Tara's bruises and bizarre behavior, cousin Lafayette and mom Lettie Mae try to figure out a way to pry their kin from Maryann's grasp.
A wounded Eric plays Sookie for a fool, to Bill's dismay. Later, Sookie and Jason reminisce about their recent adventures, and end up bonding. Hoyt defends his relationship with Jessica. In Dallas, Eric and the vampires defend their recent actions to Nan Flanagan, and are stunned when Godric decides to take responsibility for their PR disaster.
The episode called "I Will Rise Up" airs Sunday, August 16 at 8/7c on HBO.