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Are you wondering what’s going to happen next with Rob Kazinsky’s Ben?

Are you wondering what’s going to happen next with Rob Kazinsky’s Ben?

Are you anxious to see what happens next with Sookie and Ben in True Blood?

Below are a couple new questions grabbed from an interview with Rob Kazinsky about his character of Ben/Warlow on True Blood that might shed some light on what’s going to happen this Sunday.

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ETonline: Did Warlow know that Sookie was setting him up at the end of Sunday’s episode or did she catch him off guard?
Kazinsky:
Oh, she caught him off guard. For all his power and all his strength, he hasn’t survived by being smart. He survived by hiding. While he’s incredibly powerful, he’s also in love. Warlow’s been waiting for Sookie for thousands of years, so he’s befuddled and besotted and can easily be taken advantage of. Love can make fools of even the smartest of us.
 
ETonline: So you do consider it love?
Kazinsky:
Absolutely. It’s 100 percent love. Yes, he set that whole thing up where she found him by the side of the road after he attacked himself, but there was an instant attraction that wasn’t fake. But, just because he feels it doesn’t mean it’s right. And when you have an 86,000 year old vampire faerie that wants to have babies with someone who doesn’t want that, it can be a very tough situation. He’s also a very old fashioned creature that’s been in solitary confinement for years, so there are oddities she’ll have to deal with, all of which make him not a straight-forward good guy or a straight-forward bad guy. Warlow is what True Blood does very well: a character who lives in the shades of grey.
 
ETonline: And if Sookie doesn’t want him, Jason might after last episode’s memorable shaving scene!
Kazinsky:
I am so proud of that scene [laughs]. I read “Jason and Ben are topless and naked” in the script and was like, “What?” I actually thought it was a joke; like a hazing of the new guy where they put a same-sex sex scene in the script, so I was reading it thinking they’d be like, “Kidding!” But it never happened. And Ryan [Kwanten] was like, “We’re going to make this scene so great!” So I was game, but it was the hardest thing I’d ever filmed in my life simply because we couldn’t keep a straight face. It’s one of the most fun things I’ve ever filmed in my life. I said on Twitter that no matter what I achieve in my career, I’ll be fine if I’m solely remembered as the guy who shaved Ryan Kwanten. It was a proud moment that played so well.
 
source: etonline.com

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    July 10, 2013

    Poor Sookie, Warlow wants her as a breeder, Billith wants her blood.

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    July 10, 2013

    lolll I just don’t understand where all of this is coming from to be honest

    This guy just keeps saying that they are soul mates and that it’s 100% love and blah blah blah.
    Didn’t he kill her parents and kill Niall’s whole family and village? Even if he didn’t kill her parents somehow, he still admitted to slaughtering Niall’s whole family and therefore parts of Sookie’s family. I’m seeing him too much as that creeper Warlow and not as some guy that’s completely in love with Sookie and that’s that after like 1 day. I just don’t get how Sookie is supposed to just get naked and fall for this dude after all of the shit he’s infamous for. Guess we will just have to see how it plays out…but personally I don’t think I’d like her to get with Warlow. In my mind Warlow was supposed to be the big bad ultimate villain guy for this year….not Sookie’s boyfriend. I’m like so confused lol

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      July 11, 2013

      Warlow may have killed Niall’s village when he was first turned vampire and couldn’t control himself yet (like Jessica with Andy’s fae daughters).

      I think Kazinsky, in interviews, has alluded to a side of Warlow, the vampire side, that’s full of rage, which he is always struggling to control, and that may have been why he killed her parents: because he was so close to her after generations of waiting – and while that’s no excuse, think of Bill and Eric and how many people they’ve slain. Bill almost completely drained Sookie, he let her get beat up so he could give her vampire blood the night after they first met, Eric and Bill let Russell Edgington feed from her so he could walk in the sunlight. And she still loves both of them. So…

      But if Warlow is the only one who can kill Lilith, he and Bill will be mortal enemies – that’s going to be interesting.

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    July 10, 2013

    So he does want to breed with her. And he knew thousands of years in advance he would love Sookie? I don’t get it. If all Warlow wants is to procreate : why did kill so many (all of?) Niall’s family?
    Wouldn’t it make more sense to keep an eye on the royal family and capture one of the females? Considering the rate with wich fae breed there had to be a nice looking girl centuries before he made the contract with one of Sook’s ancestors.
    But let’s say he killed Niall’s family in a bout of rage and only later realized that wasn’t smart. Niall has lived for several thousand years, I’m sure he sired a lot of children. Those grew pretty fast and sure had children of their own, probably with other humans, families other than the Stackhouses.
    I think it’s safe to assume Warlow had more than one opportunity to get his hands on a fae-bearing female with royal blood, what’s so special about the Stackhouses that he decided to make a contract and wait even longer?

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      July 11, 2013

      I don’t think that Warlow killed Niall’s family in a bout of rage. I think it was more about not being able to control his vampire blood lust when he was a baby vamp. And we don’t know the size of Niall’s family. It’s possible that he spent so much of his life hunting Warlow that he didn’t have a lot of kids–just a few sons. Maybe Warlow hunted the rest of his family too, and now Sookie is all that’s left of the royal line. Warlow wants her because she’s not a full fae but a halfling, so he’s not tempted to just eat her, and she’s in the human realm and vulnerable. He probably slaughtered all the fairies at Hot Wings so that Sookie couldn’t go to them for protection. He just didn’t count on Niall showing up to protect Sookie. Warlow may have developed genuine affection for Sookie, but he is not a good guy by any stretch of the imagination. Saving Jason and sparing Niall doesn’t cancel out all the other people that he killed.

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        July 11, 2013

        “I think it was more about not being able to control his vampire blood lust when he was a baby vamp”

        Entirely possible. And yes, we don’t know the extend of Niall’s family. But if you consider that Maurella whelped 72 times, that multiple youngster are normal for fae and that Niall has lived for thousands of years I think the probability is high that one of his son’s, their children or grand-children passed on the fae. In terms of figures that likelihood is higher than Sookie being the only and last descendant of the royal bloodline.
        I don’t know if Warlow’s good or bad, more the one than the other, and we don’t know for sure if he slaughtered all those fae at Hot Wings.
        Watching the promo for the next episode even made me wonder if he killed Sook’s parents for a reason other than we suspect. She was a kid, he had no use for a child.
        And of course saving Jason and sparing Niall doesn’t make up for the people / fae he killed, but we don’t know the whole story. It is imaginable the fae hunted him, if baby Vamp Jessica can’t be held responsible for losing control around fae we have to grant Warlow the same.
        Some sypnosis of episodes to come speak of Warlow recalling painful memories regarding Lilith, it could sugest he didn’t want to be turned. He is an outcast, he doesn’t belong anywhere. That’s a powerful incentive.
        He’s strong enough to just take Sook, force her, she’s promised to him. But he doesn’t, he creates an alter-ego, takes his time, obviously cared about her worrying for Jason.
        I’m not sure what to make of him, that remains to be seen, but considering all we have so far makes me think there’s more to him and he isn’t complete and utter evil.

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    July 11, 2013

    The scene with Jason was great, one of the very best True Blood scenes ever ever ever.
    I can’t take any of the other love talk seriously. Who knows how it will play out. After so many seasons it would be more interesting to see Sookie fall head over heels for somebody who DIDN’T think she was special.

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      July 11, 2013

      “After so many seasons it would be more interesting to see Sookie fall head over heels for somebody who DIDN’T think she was special.”

      Agreed. But once they’re in love she would be special again -> “To the world you are somebody, but to somebody you are the world”
      (yeah, I know, pretty cheesy, I couldn’t help myself)

      I think you discovered the secret of Sook’s unhappy endings ;)

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        July 11, 2013

        I meant for Sookie to fall in love with somebody who didn’t love her back, ever. Somebody who would be “Oh hi AGAIN Sookie. You just can`t take a hint, can you? I have been trying to be polite, but this has to stop. Stop calling at all hours. Stop dropping by uninvited. You’re cute and all, but trouble follows you everywhere and you are just not my type. And I don’t care WHAT you taste like.”
        Because, really, 5 guys in a row is a bit much, even for a fantasy show.

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        July 11, 2013

        “I meant for Sookie to fall in love with somebody who didn’t love her back, ever.”

        The heartbreak! (just kidding)

        5 guys? she’s only been with two (Bill and Eric), those were the only ones doing the nasty with her. She kissed Sam, blew Alcide off, both probably weren’t intersted in how she tastes (bloodwise). And it doesn’t look like she has any sympathy for Benlow, but that could change of course.
        Bill was her first – so even if we count them all, five men in her entire life isn’t much. I’ve been told men go for slender blondes, especially for blondes ….

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        July 11, 2013

        I’m not talking about her having too many guys, or suggesting she shouldn’t make out/have sex etc. with anybody. Nothing like that. But Sam, Bill, Alcide, and Eric fell in love with her. And now Ben, boom! It’s LOVE!! It just struck me as funny, I was being flippant. I don’t begrudge Sookie anything. I like Sookie. I’m just going to give up trying to make myself understood. It’s a good thing I don’t write for a living!

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        July 11, 2013

        “I’m just going to give up trying to make myself understood.”

        Nah, don’t do that, it’s all my fault, I’m just too slow on the uptake.
        Of course it’s odd when it’s love, out of the blue, all the time, no matter the species.
        Maybe fae secern special pheromones, all her suitors have good sense of smell. Would make sense and no one is to blame, perfect ;)

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        July 11, 2013

        Well, just because these guys say it’s love doesn’t mean that it’s really love. After all, they all have an ulterior motive for wanting Sookie, so how can that just be love?

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    July 12, 2013

    All I can think of about Ben is please don’t make him a regular on the series!

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