Eric and Pam attend a fundraising event in Dallas, whilst on the lookout for a enemy. Sookie reluctantly hosts a mainstreaming party. Andy has a important decision to make. Bill learns more about his human history.
Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic barmaid finds comfort in the company of vampires since they have no brainwave activity for her to read. She and her brother Jason were raised by her grandmother after losing their parents in a flood and she tries to keep her telepathic ability a secret. Thanks largely in part to the creation of a Japanese-made synthetic blood called True Blood vampires have made their existence known to the world. Sookie works at the bar 'Merlotte's' which is owned and operated by her boss Sam Merlotte who has a secret of his own.