Up until this point, our characters have lived through conflicts... disease, hunger, scores of the undead, tragedy betrayal, and unthinkable loss. Through this, they've become formidable. Powerful. Unstoppable.
To start Season Seven, we take that power away. They had found safety and stability. They had created a home. They thought the world was theirs. They thought they knew the world. They were wrong.
The first half of Season Seven sees our group fractured, broken, bereaved, and picking the pieces while living under the thumb of oppression. Negan will have successfully brought the survivors under his will, brutally convincing them to live under his rules with a deadly and horrific example of what happens if they don’t.
Other characters are unaware of what’s happened, but have become separated from the group either by incident or choice they will learn that they can’t escape this new turn of their world, either. This half season is about these characters starting ...