Following the deaths of Schanke, Capt. Cohen, Vachon, Janette and others close to him in the span of a single year, Nick finds himself at a personal crossroads. LaCroix offers Nick an ultimatum, either leave with him now, or be alone forever. On the other side of the coin, Natalie asks Nick to bring her across to the vampire world, so they can be together for eternity. Nick loves Natalie, but can he bear to inflict his curse upon her?