By Michael Ausiello
May 18, 2010 at 03:53 PM EDT

HBO just released the official titles and (somewhat spoilery) loglines for the first three episodes of Season 3 (bowing June 13). Read at your own risk!

Episode #25:  “Pack of Wolves”

Debut:  SUNDAY, JUNE 13 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Sookie (Anna Paquin) turns to Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) for help in finding Bill (Stephen Moyer); Andy (Chris Bauer) urges Jason (Ryan Kwanten) to stay the course; Sam (Sam Trammell) reconnects with his past; Tara (Rutina Wesley) seeks refuge from her grief.

Written by Brian Buckner; directed by Daniel Minahan.

Episode #26:  “Beautifully Broken”

Debut:  SUNDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Russell Edgington (Denis O’Hare), the Vampire King of Mississippi, concocts a plan to consolidate his power; Eric remembers his past; Sam tests the strength of his family bonds; Tara finds an ally in shady vampire Franklin Mott (James Frain).

Written by Raelle Tucker; directed by Scott Winant.

Episode #27:  “It Hurts Me Too”

Debut:  SUNDAY, JUNE 27 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

In search of Bill, Sookie heads to Jackson, Miss. in the company of Alcide (Joe Manganiello), a werewolf bodyguard assigned by Eric to protect her.  Jason is distracted from his police exams; Bud (William Sanderson) reaches the end of his rope; Arlene (Carrie Preston) copes with unexpected news; Franklin charms Tara, and gets Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) out of a jam; Eric bequeaths a gift to Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis).  Haunted by visions from his past, Bill (Stephen Moyer) makes a surprising pledge of allegiance.

Written by Alexander Woo; directed by Michael Lehmann.