This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Sookie Stackhouse - This character is an attractive twenty-five-year old waitress in Bon Temps, Louisiana.
Bill Compton - A vampire that had grown up in Bon Temps in the 1800s, this character returns to the area when his last surviving relative passes away, and the property reverts to him.
Sam Merlotte - Sookie's boss, this character is attracted to Sookie, though he has never made any advances toward her.
Rene Lenier - This character is the ex-husband of Arlene, one of the waitresses in Merlotte's and a frequent visitor to the...
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