The plot of the second season is loosely based on the second book in the Southern Vampire Mysteries, called Living Dead in Dallas.Having been made aware of her telepathic gift during Season 1, Sookie Stackhouse is assigned a job by vampire Eric Northman to travel to Dallas in search of a 2,000 year old vampire called Godric, who it transpires is Eric's maker.
The staff at Merlotte's are on edge when they find the body of a woman - who turns out to be Tara's fake exorcist - in a parked car with her heart torn out.
Now that Bill has turned Jessica Hamby into a vampire, she is living with him and he is trying to teach her their own unique code of ethics.
Sookie isn't too sure she likes the fact that Bill has this young, attractive woman living him but their own relationship and emotions are too strong to set aside.
Season 2 refers, collectively, to the 12 episodes that comprise the second season of the HBO original series True Blood.
Debuting on Sunday, June 14, 2009 to a modest 3.7 million viewers, the season makes its appearance starting with the series' 13th episode overall, "".
The series continued to acquire followers, as episodes aired on subsequent Sundays, airing over a duration of a 92 day period.
The series' second season came to an end on Sunday, September 13, 2009, airing to a viewership of 5.11 million viewers, with the episode "".
Ending in the anachronistic Hollywood stereotype of leaving the viewer in utter suspense, the chronicles of Sookie continue in the series' third season.
Loosely based on Living Dead in Dallas, the second book in the The Southern Vampire Mysteries collection, a series of books written by award winning American author Charlaine Harris, the series chronicle the story of Sookie Stackhouse, a young telepathic waitress living in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana.
As in the True Blood Season 2 written counterpart, Living Dead in Dallas, Sookie is led through a world possessing an ever increasingly large amount of supernatural occurrences that have been happening since vampires have "come out of the coffin", mainstreaming with their human counterparts, due to the advent of Tru Blood, a synthesized version of human blood, that vampires can easily purchase, thus assuring the public that vampires are now safe to be around, and that they are no longer a threat to the human race.
The series' second season received an American DVD release on May 25, 2010.