You could say that there's nothing special about Sookie. She's just another lovely young girl spending her days and nights in a faraway American townlet. But she's got a special gift: Sookie can read minds, and this ability turns her into quite a valuable human being. And when Bill, a dashing and seductive vampire, pays her hometown a visit, everything changes. Accidentally, she gets involved in a centuries-old war between several species. Which side will she choose? Who will she decide to follow? The girl used to be an ordinary waitress, and this gift feels like a curse. The supernatural creatures want to use her ability for their personal gain, and the only way to survive is to master it.