Stan Davis is vampire sheriff of Dallas, and his normal guise is that of a nerd: taped glasses, short sleeved button up shirt, etc. He is first introduced in the second novel, Living Dead in Dallas, when he requests the services of Sookie to help him find his missing nest brother, Farell. Telepath Barry (the bellboy) Horowitz works for him after discovering, in the second novel, that another telepath lives in Dallas. In the seventh book, All Together Dead, Stan became King of Texas. After the explosion of Pyramid of Gizeh in Rhodes he is injured so badly,it may take a decade for him to recover. Ed Quinn portrays Stan Davis in HBO's television series True Blood.