Sookie and Eric Relationship - True Blood
Eric Northman is a fictional character in The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of thirteen A list of True Blood characters has a detailed description of Eric's character from the TV show. Sookie and referring to her as his "future lover" although no potentially romantic relationship between Eric and Sookie yet existed. Over seven seasons, True Blood featured many relationships and characters . Eric and Sookie were only together for a short period of time. Throughout True Blood's six seasons, a lot has changed, but one thing remains constant: Sookie Stackhouse is irresistible. From day one, she's.
As the last surviving sheriff of Louisiana, Eric pledges his allegiance to the new regime in order to protect those under him, a tactical move that highlights his capabilities both as a leader and a political survivor. Had Eric resisted, he and all of the vampires serving under him possibly with the exception of Bill would have been killed, including Sookie.
After accepting the new King, Felipe de Castro, he is then allowed to maintain control of his area and his followers when the other sheriffs of Louisiana and a number of their minions were all killed. Under the new regime, Eric has spent a significant amount of time acclimating himself to his new overlords. Despite his oath, however, Eric remains ever vigilant for opportunities to either further secure his position or free himself entirely from scrutiny of Felipe's Louisiana representative, Victor.
Eric then appears in all the subsequent novels and has either saved or attempted to save Sookie's life in every book. From the second book onward, Eric and Sookie share at least one intimate moment together per book. In the second one there are several: In the later books, she has also saved his life several times before. After appearing to develop an affection for Sookie in the third book in the series, Club DeadEric has a brief romance with her in Dead to the Worldthe fourth book, though, due to a curse, he lost his memories of that time until From Dead to Worsethe eighth book.
In the eighth book, after sitting in Sookie's room, he reveals that he remembers the days he spent with her when the curse was put on him. He asks her to discuss it, and she refuses. He seemingly likes Bill Compton but feels arrogantly competitive in an emotional battle for Sookie's affections. In the seventh book, All Together Deadwhen Sookie is accosted into forming a blood bond with Andre, another powerful vampire, Eric steps in opportunistically as the lesser of two evils and bonds with her himself.
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Vampire blood can heal any human wounds within seconds as can human blood do the same for vampires. Without looking inside the parcel first, Sookie presents Eric the bag which contains a ceremonial knife that is used in marriage ceremonies.
The king's representative reveals that the act of giving and receiving the knife means that Eric and Sookie are pledged to one another. Eric claims that he deceived Sookie because the King of Nevada had the power and desire to take her away from her home. Because they are wed, Eric is the only vampire that can have access to Sookie on pain of final death. He also reveals that the curse that had been placed on him made him unconsciously seek out the presence of his heart's desire Sookie.
In " Dead in the Family " Eric and Sookie are in an actual relationship, and Eric admits that he sees Sookie as his wife in the only way that matters to him, which left her puzzled. Eric was promised by his maker, Appius, to marry the Queen of Oklahoma, and he has spent much of his time figuring out how to get out of the promise. Sookie wants Eric to choose her outright and Eric explains that he just can't ignore a command from his maker even though he is dead.
They do not see each other too much in the book; Eric does tell Sookie that she has the power to make him stay, which she finds out near the end of the book that he knows about her cluviel dor which will grant her one wish.
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She ends up using it at the end of the book to save Sam Merlotte 's life and Eric just walks away after he sees this. The book ends with them basically in the same spot, not knowing if Eric is going to marry the Queen of Oklahoma or stay with Sookie. Eric is set to officially marry Freyda, the Queen of Oklahoma, and he has been banned from ever seeing Sookie again.
Also, Sookie has been banned from Fangtasia and Oklahoma. In one of the last conversations Eric and Sookie have, he tells her that he was considering making her a vampire even though she never wanted to become one. By the end of the novel, Eric is in Oklahoma with his new wife and without either of his progeny. Some details of the character are portrayed somewhat differently on True Blood than in the books. In the series, Eric is created by Godricwith whom he shares a deep bond of loyalty and devotion.
In season 2 Godric commits suicide by exposing himself to sunlight, causing Eric to shed bloody vampire tears, however, in the novels he cries for the first time in book 9. Eric has not demonstrated the outward concern for Sookie that he exhibited in the early novels, but he appears to be developing an uneasy, guarded affection for her and the series seems to portray a reluctance on his part to show people, particularly Sookie, his genuine emotions. Often Eric has presented himself to Sookie as violent, arrogant, mischievous and consciously manipulative.
Thus far in the series he has usually acted in a manner with little apparent concern for Sookie's feelings or immediate safety, although ultimately he seems to protect her. However, his growing feelings for Sookie are showcased in episode 4 of Season 3 when he daydreams about Sookie.
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After the daydream he spurns Yvetta and Pam looks on at him concerned. In episode 10, Eric kissed Sookie, after proclaiming that if he were to die a true death without having at least kissed her, that would be his greatest regret.
He chained her up in his basement a few minutes later as bait for Russell.
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He again reveals his guarded affection for her when prompted by Russell to drink her blood, he hesitates and strokes her affectionately on the cheek.
Finally, in the season three finale, he tells her that he regrets seeing her in such pain, referring to her heartbreak over ending her relationship with Bill- although he was the one who deliberately gave her the information that caused her to banish Bill from her house.
Eric's back story is more deeply explored in Season 3, as his youth and human life as a Viking prince was shown; his family was slaughtered in their castle by a pack of werewolves, under the command of the ancient vampire Russell Edgington.
Eric gave his dying father a vow to avenge them all. In Season 3, when Eric defects to Russell Edginton now the King of Mississippi instead of Queen Sophie-Anne in an effort to save Pam from torture by the Magister, he notices a crown in Russell's antique collection that he recognizes as his father's, stolen the night of the attack.
Realizing Russell is the target he has sought for over 1, years, he continues to play up his loyalty to Russell to keep him from becoming suspicious, even displaying callous indifference to Sookie when she is captured and asks for help. However, later on, when Russell is attacking Bill and Sookie with his wolves, Eric murders his progeny and husband Talbot; Russell, sensing Talbot's death, is driven insane by grief and rage. He hunts down Eric and prepares to kill him until Eric reveals that he can show Russell how to daywalk, Russell's oldest obsession.
After consuming much of Sookie's blood against her will which visibly discomforts Eric they are indeed able to daywalk, but it wears off very quickly; Eric cuffs Russell to himself with silver, intending for both of them to burn.
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Sookie brings Eric back inside and, at the request of Eric, retrieves the badly-injured Russell as well. Eric only spared Russell because he thought death would be too merciful for him; after knocking out one of his fangs, he buried the crippled vampire in silver chains and wet concrete, intending to let him starve in agony for years but never die.
In Season 4, we see the relationship of Sookie and Eric develop after he loses his memory to the witch coven; first, Sookie shelters him in her house from Bill though the house is technically Eric's. Endeared by the new Eric's innocence and his regret over his previous crimes as a vampire, Sookie eventually enters a sexual relationship with him, though in the Season 4 finale, Sookie is choosing between Eric and Bill, and chooses neither.
Sources have said of Season 5 that Sookie's "independent streak" will continue as Alan Ball, executive producer claimed in an interview concerning the upcoming season. By the end of the season, Eric has regained his memories, though he retains his memory and part of the gentler personality he had when he was with Sookie. However, Nora, Eric's 'sister' with whom he also has a sexual history rescues them. Later, all three are caught by the Authority. While Eric steers clear of the Sanguinista movement stirring in the authority and attempts to escape, Bill accepts the Book of Lilith and betrays him.
Eric manages to successfully escape with Nora and searches for Sookie to enlist her help; in the process, he manages to kill his archenemy Russell Edgington, fulfilling a vengeance that he began when he was still human. He attempts to save Bill but apparently fails. Later, he returns Sookie's house to her for her protection; while she is grateful to him and considers him a friend, she still banishes him from the house, and Eric tells Nora they will stay away from her now.
Although Sookie continues to choose Bill over Eric, she is still drawn to Eric and starts to have many sexual dreams of him.
They share their first kiss in the Season 3 episode " I Smell a Rat ". For her own protection, he decides to always tell Sookie the truth. Season 4 Edit In Season 4after Sookie went missing for a year, Eric bought Sookie's house and renovated it with the hope that she's still alive.
He even told Sookie that he never gave up on finding her when everyone else did. When Eric gets his memories taken away by Marnie StonebrookSookie decides to help him by letting him live in her house. Eric and Sookie Sookie starts to see a new side of Eric, and soon starts to fall in love with him. When Eric gets his memories back, he tells Sookie that he remembers their relationship and declares his love for her.
Sookie admits that she's fallen for him, but that a part of her still loves Bill. At the end of Season 4, Sookie decides to not be with either Bill or Eric, as she loves them both too much. Sookie agrees and they go to an abandoned hospital to seek information and find hostage humans. They are then caught by the Vampire Authoritywho instruct Eric and Bill to glamour Sookie and Alcide to forget their involvement. Bill "glamours" Sookie while Eric proceeds to glamour Alcide. He tells Alcide to protect Sookie with his entire life and to not touch her in any way, romantically speaking.
Towards the end of the season, Eric convinces Sookie to come save Bill from Lilith. While Jason successfully slaughters many of the vampire guards in the building, and Tara frees Pam, Eric and Sookie go to find Bill.
Sookie tries to persuade Bill not to become "Billith" but he refuses to listen and drinks all of Lilith's blood. Bill suddenly turns into a blood-covered monster, and chases Eric and Sookie as they run for their lives. Season 6 Edit Season 6 opens with Eric and Sookie running inside the elevator, but it suddenly appears to break down. Sookie uses her fae light to find a way out of the elevator. Eric rips the elevator's ceiling off and tries to punch it open.
They make it out of the building and arrive to the front of the burning building in Eric's car. Due to Lilith's blood, Bill is able to pull the stake out without being harmed.
Eric walks Sookie home, and mentions how she staked Bill to save him. Sookie says that Bill's not the only one that changed and that she's not the same girl she used to be. Eric then tells Sookie, that she'll always be "that girl in the white dress" who walked into his bar.
Sookie thanks Eric for walking her home, and Eric decides to return Sookie's house for her own protection. Sookie thanks him and quietly rescinds his invitation to her house, as she wants to have a normal life again. Nora waits outside Sookie's porch and Eric tells her that they won't include Sookie in their plans from now on. Nora remarks that Eric's in love with Sookie and that she may have found his weakness. Eric tells Nora to not "stir this pot" and they both leave.
Sookie is happy to see Eric and runs up and hugs him, when she sees the dark veins on his chest she is devastated claiming that he can't die on her. As Eric holds Sookie he further tells her about his travels after the events of Season 6stating that he thought he might see the world "one last time.