By Daniel Reynolds
Originally published on Advocate.com June 30 2014 7:30 PM ET
Ryan Kwanten and Alexander Skarsgard, who portray True Blood characters Jason Stackhouse and Eric Northman, nearly broke the Internet on Sunday's episode of the HBO drama. Just as the clothes were coming off in their steamy scene, Kwanten jerked awake in a church pew, cutting short one of the show's most salacious same-sex, human-vampire trysts yet.
This isn't the first time that True Blood, which has portrayed a groundbreaking number of same-sex characters through its seven-season run, has delved into dream sequences in order to showcase even straight characters like Jason Stackhouse in the arms of another man.
In the supernatural circumstances of the show, these lustful reveries are attributed to the deep-seated bond that develops whenever a vampire shares his blood with a human. Take a look back at some of the gay sex dreams that have appeared on True Blood, which, often feature Kwanten as the beautiful dreamer.
In season 6, Jason Stackhouse shared a sexy dream sequence after drinking the vitae of the vampire-fairy Warlow, played by Rob Kazinsky. The result may be one of the most intense shaving scenes to ever air on television.
Earlier in the show's run, Jason received a surprise bedfellow in the form of Eddie, a middle-aged gay vampire. Jason had captured Eddie in order to sell his potent blood as a drug. After Eddie was murdered by his business partner and girlfriend at the time, his memory continued to haunt Jason.
Jason is not the only character who falls prey to the blood-bond dreams. Sam Merlotte also received an unexpected visitor in the night, a shirtless vampire Bill, who asks to use Sam's shower. Before things can steam up, however, a ringing phone in the real world pulls Sam from his reverie.
The women in the show are also vulnerable to these dreams. Sookie Stackhouse, played by Anna Paquin, has had sexy visions of both Bill and Eric throughout True Blood's run. However, she has also proposed a threesome to her two vampire suitors on season 4, which can be viewed here. The most recent dream involving Jason and Eric, which is storming the Internet, can be watched above.
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