|After losing one of the best in his band, Rick is prepared to give Negan what he wants. Although there the majority of the townspeople disagree with his decision, including his son, they decide to trust his judgment. Negan stays true to his word, only taking fifty percent of the supplies; however, half is more than they can afford. He only takes half of the medicine, but all of the antibiotics. He takes takes only half the ammunition, the most versatile kind.|
In order to keep his plan on track, Rick has to keep his counsel, causing turmoil within his inner circle. When his son disappears, Rick fears the worst. Carl finds out himself exactly how brutal a leader Negan can be.
With the help of Jesus, Rick hopes to recruit King Ezekial and his town to rise up against Negan. But in a world ever changing, nobody can be certain who is friend and who is foe.