While vampires are the primary supernatural creature of True Blood, waitress Sookie Stackhouse is a telepath and her bartender boss Sam Merlotte is a shapeshifter (he can become any animal).
Lafayette's involvement with Eric promises to add another layer to the elder vamp's interest in telepath Sookie Stackhouse.
In Dallas, Sookie meets Barry the Bellboy who is the first and only other telepath she has encountered.
Sookie Stackhouse is a telepath who works as a waitress in the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps.
Eric's relationship with Sookie (Anna Paquin) begins as one of fascination for the telepath.
For the telepath that had to work to keep the voices out, he was a pleasant change.