The next morning, Sam asks Sookie to check on Dawn Green, a waitress who failed to show up for work that morning.When Sookie goes to her house, she finds Dawn dead, strangled.
So, without thinking to ask others for help (her brother Jason is at the bar, as is her boss Sam—both perfectly suited for a brawl), Sookie grabs a chain from Jason’s truck and heads out to save the vampire.
Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse series is one of the most popular urban fantasy series around, with thirteen books, numerous short stories, and a hit television series on HBO.
And it all began with 2001’s With this opening line, we are ushered in the world of Bon Temps, a small town in rural Louisiana.
And she wasn’t the first victim in Bon Temps—Maudette Pickens was killed in just the same manner a few days before.
Both women had old vampire bites, indicating they were “fangbangers”—essentially vampire groupies.