Mitchell believes vampirism can save lives, and returns to the vampires. He finds recruits amongst the terminally ill that come to the hospital he works at, but the vampires aren't telling him their full plan for world conversion. Mitchell reverses himself when he meets an old girlfriend from the 60s, a dance teacher dying from cancer, who teaches him the true meaning of humanity. Annie finally faces Owen about her death and, with Mitchell and George, puts fear into his heart. The doorway comes for Annie and she says her goodbyes, just as Mitchell is stabbed with a stake by Herrick. George frantically dials for an ambulance as Annie must make a decision: cross over to the Afterlife or remain and help her friends.