These items were NEVER available for sale.
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:: The Background Story ::
Select bloggers and website owners were sent mysterious packages last year before the first season of True Blood premiered. It started with what became known as "The Red Seal Mystery" when black envelopes sealed with a blood red seal proclaiming, "tb" started showing up in people's mailboxes. Inside, was a beautiful piece of vellum parchment with strange characters/runes/symbols, a red seal and the same "tb" logo. At first, no one knew what they were. Just that a handful of people received them out of the blue.
A few weeks later, another item
Inside, was a single test tube vial of "tru blood - synthetic
It also featured the same red seal and "tb" logo.
Of course, those who knew about HBO's forthcoming show, "True Blood" (Based on the Charlaine Harris novels about Sookie Stackhouse known as The Southern Vampire Series) were finally clued in to what was going on. In the novels, it is the development of artificial blood - called "Tru Blood" - that prompts the Great Revelation that vampires are real to the world. The show premiered on HBO and was an immediate smash hit.
You can see my
YouTube Video explaining about the phenomenon and the excitement of
the pre-release promotion,
Direct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQG9VPkWBvY
In late July 2009,
shortly after the premier of the second season, another mysterious
Encased in a beautiful, black velvet bag, the bottle of Tru Blood proclaims itself to be "O Positive" type and "Blood Orange Carbonated Drink." This will be a real product for sale in September. Described on the back as, "Enliven yourself with this uniquely carbonated, slightly tart, lightly sweet blood orange drink." it is an officially licensed HBO product.
Contains 14 fluid
The bottle is a beautiful, heavy glass with Chinese characters along
the rim reportedly spelling, "Tru Blood."
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