Episode 1[ edit ] Thom, a reporter for the local paper is locked in a cell. He begins dictating the story into a tape recorder, stating that he has 12 hours before the sun goes down, 12 hours left to live.
The remainder of the season is a flashback to the events leading up to the opening scene. A young man named Eric visits the private sex club known as The Lair. He meets Colin, the club manager. They have sex in a back room and Colin, revealing himself to be a vampire, attacks and kills Eric. The next day, Sheriff Trout finds the body, the latest in a string of "John Doe murders.
Fellow reporter Laura recognizes the necklace as an amulet from a book detailing myths and legends of the coast. Later at home, Thom's jealous boyfriend Jonathan confronts him, then takes the necklace and goes to The Lair in search of Frankie.
There Damian attacks Jonathan and leaves him for dead. Episode 2[ edit ] Jonathan survives the attack and is taken to the hospital, catatonic. Thom and Laura research the history of the Coast further and discuss the possibility of vampires being responsible for the John Doe attacks.
At the Lair, Damian works on a portrait of himself which, similar to The Picture of Dorian Gray , he says holds his curse. He and Colin agree to finish off Jonathan. Later, he mystically calls out to Eric, who rises from his table in the morgue. Episode 3[ edit ] Damian introduces the newly risen vampire Eric to the rest of the Lair's "inner circle. Damien spies Thom's card and telepathically links to him, ordering him to hang himself.
Laura intercedes just in time to save Thom. Meanwhile, Damian goes to Jonathan's hospital room to kill him but is interrupted by Thom and Laura. Belmont and Sheriff Trout, having discovered a stamp on Eric's hand in ultraviolet ink, are startled to discover the same stamp on Jonathan and Thom's hands.
Episode 4[ edit ] A shaken Damian confides in Colin that Thom is the reincarnation of Richard DeVere, the vampire who painted the portrait and who transformed Damian. Damian had driven a stake through DeVere's heart and stolen the painting, which now bore the evidence of his evil deed on its face.
Belmont injects Jonathan with an experimental drug which revives him, but Jonathan is stricken with amnesia. Back at The Lair, Damian mentally entrances Thom and commands him to his side. Also, Colin enlists Frankie in a plot against Damian. Damian, wavering in his belief that Thom is DeVere reincarnated, takes Thom to see the portrait, only to discover it missing.
Episode 5[ edit ] As Damian worries about the missing painting, the sheriff arrives at the club and momentarily spots Eric. Sheriff Trout warns Damian that he'll be watching him. At the hospital, the doctors see that Jonathan's neck wound is almost completely healed and they discharge him to Laura. Laura, sporting a black eye from her abusive boyfriend Jimmy, takes him home. Damian gathers the family together and accuses one of them of betrayal, demanding the return of the portrait.
Privately, Colin sows seeds of doubt about Eric in Damian's mind. Damian takes Thom to the cell and locks him in, then kills Eric by driving a wooden spear through his heart.
Eric's body is disposed of and when it's found again, a perplexed Sheriff Trout starts to work on getting a search warrant for The Lair. Back at Thom and Jonathan's place, Colin mystically entrances Laura and sets her off to kill Jonathan.
Jonathan dodges the strike. As Laura pursues him, Jimmy enters looking for her and she stabs and kills Jimmy. Sheriff Trout arrives and arrests her.
Episode 6[ edit ] Frankie lures Damian to a store room saying the portrait is there. Colin attacks Damian and seals him behind a brick wall. Colin goes to Thom in his cell and tells him he has twelve hours to live. Thom concludes his recording and moments later his cell door mysteriously unlocks. He escapes, but not before encountering a vampire. Thom pulls off the vampire's amulet and the vampire disintegrates.
Back home, Thom calls Dr. Belmont and learns of Laura's arrest. Rogers discovers several sleeping vampires, who awaken and attack him. Colin encounters Jonathan and moments later Trout confronts Colin. Frankie appears and opens fire on the sheriff, who returns fire. Frankie is killed and Trout is gravely wounded. Jonathan grabs a gun and fires on Colin, who, unaffected, vanishes. Thom arrives and spies Trout on the floor. As he tries to help him, Jonathan reveals himself as a vampire and attacks Thom.
Episode 1[ edit ] At The Lair, a deputy questions Colin about the shootout. Colin, disappointed to learn that Sheriff Trout survived, points the finger at Frankie. Thom awakens on his floor at home with two bloody puncture wounds on his throat. He showers and then checks his answering machine, hearing a message from Jonathan telling him that they will never see each other again and urging Thom to leave the island. Laura calls Thom from jail, relieved to learn that he's alive.
Colin gathers the coven and tells them that he has taken over as their leader. He orders them not to kill any more men to avoid the police investigating the club. Jonathan learns from Colin that he will be taking Frankie's place as the club's messenger and cleanup person. Elsewhere, Ian, a hitchhiker, catches a ride in a pickup. He has sex with the driver, Riley Brandon Ruckdashel , in his motel room and later, when Riley is asleep, steals the truck, which soon breaks down.
Ian staggers from the truck and falls behind it. A tow truck driver finds the truck and is attacked by Ian, who has transformed into a werewolf. Episode 2[ edit ] Damien projects himself to Thom and confesses his love. They have sex and Thom discovers that his wounds have mysteriously healed. Damien asks for Thom's help in opposing Colin. Thom visits Laura in jail, then calls upon Sheriff Trout, whom he learns has gone temporarily blind after being shot.
Episode 3[ edit ] A man arrives from the mainland in search of Ian. Elsewhere, Ian awakens naked in the woods, his hands covered in blood.
He stumbles into Sheriff Trout's house and Trout suggests that he stay for a few days. Colin has a vision of Frankie at the Lair. Botanist Jake Waldman receives a mysterious flower, the Lumina Orchis. The man who delivers it, Spivey, discovers a gold coin entangled in its roots. Episode 4[ edit ] Colin has another vision of Frankie, but believes Damian is projecting it.
Ian transforms again and kills a neighbor and his dog. Waldman becomes ever more obsessed with the flower. The next day, Thom's ex-boyfriend Richie and Thom discuss his research on the origins of the Lair. The mysterious mainlander continues his pursuit of Ian.
Trout discovers Ian in the bath, but can't see that the water is stained with blood. Waldman and Tim go out for drinks and Tim expresses his unease about the flower. As Colin seeks a victim outside the Lair, Thom breaks in. Frankie leads him to the wall which conceals Damian. He breaks through, finding a desiccated body.
Episode 5[ edit ] As Thom retrieves Damian's body, he sees a vision of Frankie. He also sees Jonathan having sex with and then claiming a victim. Sheriff Trout again tries to get Ian to open up but Ian refuses. Ian later transforms once again under the full moon. Tim puts Jake to bed and they kiss. Spivey returns in search of more coins. He finds one but the flower kills him with a blast of fungus spores to his face. Jake and Tim dump the body along the side of a road. Thom returns home with the body.
Damian manifests again, telling Thom he needs blood. In exchange for Thom's blood, Damian agrees to get Laura released from jail. Thom cuts his chest and drips his blood on Damian's body, which begins to regenerate. Episode 6[ edit ] Damian regenerates. He feeds on Thom and then Thom feeds on him; they kiss.