One of the joys of The Walking Dead is the smattering of brand ads for AMC. The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead phone game. The 2-screen The Walking Dead. Into The Badlands. Talking Dead. So be just a little more patient. 2 more minutes.
Sasha and Rosita make a run for the sanctuary. Sasha slips the fence, on a virtual suicide mission, leaving Rosita behind. She turns around only to see Dwight. shadowed at first, standing in her path. Sasha solicits a “way out” from Eugene.
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Sasha, bathed in pitch-black, is reliving her last conversation with Abraham.
Dwight is being held, with a gun to hit head, in Alexandria by Rick et al., he says that he wants to help fight Negan. Risk asks the obvious question of why Dwight does not do the job from the inside, to which Dwight gives the obvious answer that all of the Saviors are Negan–they must all be destroyed.
Ultimately, it is up to Darryl, who now has a knife in Dwigh’ts face, to decide if Dwight is to be trusted. Against Tara’s objections (shes still bent outta shape about Denise), Darryl gives him a chance– though he tells Rick that no matter what he will kill Dwight.
The war has officially begun. Alexandria knows when the Saviors will be arriving. The Scavengers aka the junkyard people aka the garbage pail kids, roll up on their bikes and in their garbage trucks.
Maggie, now leading Hilltop must decide their course of action.
The Kingdom is on the move, led by carol. God, it feels good to see her back in body armor with an automatic rifle. They stumble across Morgan, who is in a rough spot, but after holding court with Ezekiel, rejoins the ranks.
Sasha is loaded into a casket by Negan to serve as a hostage.
In roll the saviors, Eugenes voice droning out of a megaphone, trying to negotiate.
Negotiations end abruptly when Rick asks to speak to Negan. Rick needs to stop asking for Negan. Eugene gives the obvious answer.
Rosita has wired explosives at the entrance to Alexandria. Detonator in hand. Rick mauls it over in his head, and gives Rosita the look.
Rosita hits the button.
Jadis puts a gun to Rick’s head.