reasons from the show:
01. Because there was a spark.
02. Because she noticed him right away.
03. Because he scanned her twice.
04. Because he thought she was sweet.
05. Because he sits her right next to him like a king would his queen.
06. Because he found it a pity that she was taken.
07. Because he licked his lips when he looked at Sookie.
08. Because he knows she will come again.
09. Because he actually agreed to her demands.
10. Because he kept smiling at her and she kept staring back at him.
11. Because she agreed to help him anytime he wants.
12. Because she’s doing a favour for him on her own free will.
13. Because major eye contact was happening between them in episode 8.
14. Because he offered to take Sookie.
15. Because he stared back at her while he was leaving.
16. Because he obviously doesn’t like to see her kiss Bill.
17. Because he keeps interrupting B/S.
18. Because he agreed to Bill’s demand to see Sookie.
19. Because he believed in her gift enough to call for another employee.
20. Because even as a human he thinks she is valuable.
21. Because he obviously wants her to ask for her again.
22. Because if he wants her, he can simply take her.
23. Because what Sookie finds meaningful, he finds… curious.
24. Because he offered his life to save her.
25. Because he did take bullets for her.
26. Because Sookie is superb at sucking bullets from Eric’s chest.
27. Because Sookie is greedy and Eric loves it.
28. Because there’s love in Eric and it’s only for Sookie.
29. Because her dream about Eric is about him loving her.
30. Because he’s part of her now.
31. Because she took his hand to comfort him.
32. Because one of Godric’s final wishes was for Sookie to care for Eric.
33. Because she is genuinely sorry for his loss.
34. Because having Sookie Stackhouse would be a tribute he would not soon forget.
35. Because his words say he doesn’t care about Sookie, his eyes tell a different story.
reasons from the books:
01. Because there is a connection right from the start.
02. Because Eric sent Sookie flowers and came by.
intending to visit her, when she was in the hospital.
03. Because she’d suck a bullet from him.
04. Because Eric had Sookie’s driveway re-gravelled.
05. Because Sookie let him sleep in her bed.
06. Because even with Amnesia, he is still drawn to her.
07. Because when the witches cursed Eric
and stripped him of everything, including his memories and clothes
he instinctively headed to Sookie’s house.
08. Because he wanted to give up everything and stay with Sookie.
09. Because he took a bullet for her.
10. Because he notices the only new thing about Sookie.
12. Because she warned Quinn by phone
but rescued Eric in person from the Fellowship bombing.
13. Because he bought her a new cell phone (red, of course).
14. Because Eric bought her a new front door.
15. Because they are blood bound now.
16. Because her shower with Eric is the best one she’s ever had!
17. Because beyond the blood bond they care about each other.
18. Because Eric is Mr. January on the Vampire Hunk calender
and Sookie never turned the page to February.
19. Because he’s always around when Sookie needs him.
20. Because he gets her.
21. Because he gives her what she really needs in a way she can accept.
22. Because he wore pink tights for her.
23. Because the first time Sookie relinguishes her will to another, it is to Eric.
24. Because he made Bill tell the truth to Sookie.
25. Because Sookie kept the bullet she sucked from his chest as a memento.
26. Because they have a “big lust” for each other.
27. Because she’s not afraid of him, even if she should be.
28. Because 2 words: Shower scene.
29. Because he was so happy for the first time in hundreds of years with her.
30. Because Sookie is happier when she’s with him.
31. Because he introduced her to her grandfather.
32. Because he keeps taking bullets for her.
33. Because “Eric lives on in Sookie”.
34. Because it would hurt her if he died.
35. Because he asked her to live with him.