In this episode, the start of the vampire holy war is a cause for celebration for Salome and the Chancellors, but Eric decides to go excape from the headquarters. Sookie learns that her parents were killed by a vampire. Andy and Jason investigate the rise in shifter murders and find out that the Bud, the former sheriff is the Dragon. Alcide recalls his induction into the pack and Arlene and Terry remove the course by killing Patrick. Steve Newlin gets the baby wolf as a new pet and, in this episode, Bill gets to have some wild sex bloody, vampire sex again.