The Vampire sheriff of Louisiana 's Area 5 , which encompasses the small town of Bon Temps , Eric owns the vampire bar Fangtasia in the neighboring town of Shreveport. Playing a major role through the series' first, second , third , fourth , fifth , sixth , and seventh seasons, he was last seen on the series' finale episode, " Thank You ", in the series' seventh, and final, season. Eric is shown to be calculating yet loyal and generally willing to absolve humans that aggravate him, unless they have grievously crossed him. His loyalty as Progeny to his Maker Godric was so strong, that he fell to his knees in tears when Godric decided to end his life by meeting the sun " I Will Rise Up ".
'True Blood': New Sookie, Bill, Eric love interests revealed
True Blood: Eric Vs. Bill: Who Was Better For Sookie?
True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. This article includes main characters i. She ends the season in a relationship with Alcide. In Season 7, she slowly rekindles her relationship with Bill and goes back to him after Alcide is killed.
'True Blood' postmortem: Tara Buck talks Ginger's big moment
Well, that was mean. The writers of HBO's True Blood finally confirmed what fans of the show had fervently been hoping at the end of last week's episode, when Pam found Eric alive on Sunday's True Blood , despite the part where he seemingly burned to a crisp on a Swedish mountainside in last year's finale. But of course the writers just had to couple that happy revelation with a devastating bombshell: yes, Eric is alive — but he's also infected with Hep-V, a seemingly incurable vampire disease. Lest we'd forgotten, this season is the campy drama's last, which means all bets are off. Exhibit A: Tara's unceremonious off-screen death in the first five minutes of the premiere.
Charlaine Harris introduced the world to the telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse and her vampire love interests, Eric Northam and Bill Compton, in , with her supernatural novel Dead After Dark. Thanks to Ball's development and that extra socio-political subtext, it took less than two seasons before the Sookie Stackhouse books and the True Blood television show diverged, with only occasional threads binding them together. Featuring seven seasons and 80 episodes, a whole lot went down for Sookie, her paramours, friends, and enemies in True Blood. But figuring out the entire story can be a bit daunting for newcomers or folks who haven't watched the show in a while. So pull up a seat at Merlotte's or Fangtasia, if that suits better as we explore and explain the entire True Blood timeline.