When the outbreak starts, Dale is on a trip in his RV, His wife has died from cancer, he rescues Andrea and Amy. They were in Atlanta and in the outskirts of the city, They find a group of survivors who are very gritty. After a walker attack when some survivors die, They pack up their bags and head for the CDC nearby. Dr Edwin Jenner lets the group enter, it has hot food, A shower, real beds, they feel safe, not screwed. But the group finds out that the CDC is about to explode, Dale tries to flee with Andrea, but she's doesn't want to go. He's not going to leave without her, this isn't what she wants him to say, At the last minute they run out of the doors and then drive away. They stop on a highway where there are lots of cars and trucks, To search for food, for clothes, anything, they need some luck. Dale spots a herd of walkers coming straight towards where he's stood , He hides on the top of the RV, Sophie panics, and runs in the woods. Dale and the group meet up with Rick and Lori at a farm, It is owned by Hershel and his family and it has a certain charm. They set up camp where they can continue in their search, To find Sophie and not to leave her in the lurch. Dale is told that Hershel keeps walkers locked up in a barn, He confronts Hershel, who says they are sick people, they mean no harm. The group decide that the barn is unsafe, they must put down the dead, They open the doors, a zombified Sophia emerges, she's shot in the head. Rick captures Randall, who is from a dangerous gang of men, He says he needs to be killed, but Dale disagrees and then, He patrols the farm and he spots a cow that is making no sound, Dale turns around and is attacked by a walker, he falls to the ground. He can't fight the walker off, it digs in and scoops out his insides, The group hear his screams, "We can't save him," Hershel decides, "His injuries are too severe," and after saying sorry, Daryl shoots Dale, He's buried the next day and in honour of Dale, they release the male.
Denise was a student in pre-apocalyptic days, She trained as a surgeon but her choice then sways To psychiatry as she suffered from panic attacks, But in The Walking Dead, she has to go back. After the Wolves attack, Rosita brings in her first patient, Holly is bleeding out and on Denise, she is dependent. Try as she might, Denise cannot revive Holly and unfortunately she doesn't survive. Tara discovers Denise sulking, sat on the floor, She tells Tara she doesn't want to do this anymore. Denise says that the patient she's treating is likely to die, "Being afraid is a fear you have to overcome," Tara replies. Denise researches through her medical collection, She finds a way to stabilize her patient's infection. She finds Tara and tells her she's found what's amiss, And much to Tara's surprise, she gives her a kiss.
Morgan asks Denise to dispense him antibiotics, She questions him, and Morgan tells her his tactics. He has imprisoned Owen, a Wolf in a makeshift cell, Who has an infected wound, it's not healing well. Whilst visiting the Wolf and dressing his cut, A fight breaks out between Morgan and Carol, but both end up unconscious on the cell room floor, The Wolf is free, he isn't a prisoner, not any more. Tara, Rosita and Eugene barge in, they are ready to fight, Owen holds the knife up against Denise's throat so tight, They lower their guns and slide them across the floor, And Owen and Denise walk out of the door. Outside the street is full of walkers, they wait and then, they run to safety, but Denise is attacked and Owen defends her, he gets bitten on the arm by a walker and it looks grim, She tells him to come with her, so she can amputate the limb. They shelter in a house and Denise ties a belt around his bitten arm, They need to get to the infirmary, so he can come to no more harm. Owen leads them both out, pushing through the walkers with zest, but Carol sees them from a balcony and shoots Owen in the chest. Owen is wounded and falls to the ground, he is eaten alive. Denise makes it to the infirmary with those who have survived. She sees Rick and Michonne with Carl who has a bloody eye, Working methodically, she saves Carl, he's not gonna die. Denise asks Daryl and Rosita for help with a plan, A pharmacy in the area may have drugs, which they can bring back to Alexandria and use for the families, Daryl and Rosita aren't sure but then they they agree. They reach the pharmacy and medical supplies are saved, Denise picks up a key chain, the name Dennis is engraved. Daryl guesses that Dennis was her brother, she further explains, That he was her twin, he was brave, but only she remains. Denise spots a car, it has a walker and a blue cooler bag inside, She opens the door, reaches in, the walker falls from the car, it's suicide. The walker is killed, she claims a single can of orange drink, Daryl and Rosita chastise her, why did she do that? Why didn't she think? Denise explains that she was trying to conquer her fears and claims that Daryl and Rosita are also capable of doing the same. When suddenly she is struck in her right eye by a crossbow bolt, She carries on talking, but then collapses with a jolt. Her killer, Dwight, emerges from the trees next to the tracks, A fight ensues, which results in the Saviors retreating back. Denise's body is taken back to the Safe-Zone, all are upset, Dwight later reveals her death was an accident, Daryl was the target.
Ozzy is a leader of a group called The Highwaymen, They strike a deal with the Kingdom, to protect the roads when, A herd of walkers attacks Tara and people from Hilltop, The Highwaymen do good on their deal, and the walkers they stop. Ozzy and his group patrol the Kingdom outskirts and they find, People captured by the Whisperers, they have the presence of mind, To run inside and start attacking, giving the captives a chance to fight, But then Alpha arrives with more of her group and try as they might, They cannot fight them off, they punch and lunge and they strike, But later, Ozzy, his Highwaymen, Tara, Enid and others, their heads are found on a pike.
Otis was employed by Hershel as a ranch hand, He had a wife, Patricia, they lived on the farmland, Otis played the guitar and loved to hunt for deer, But this resulted in an accident involving Carl, I fear. Whilst Otis was in the woods he saw a buck and took aim, The bullet passed through the deer, and then Carl it did maim, They take Carl to Hershel’s farm, they have tears in their eyes, And Otis and Shane go to a school to scavenge for supplies. When they reach the school, there are a lot of undead, They create a diversion, so they can get the meds, Once inside the supply trailer, they collect lots of stuff, The walkers are now swarming, it’s looking very tough. They manage to escape to the school’s abandoned gym, Shane busts through a window, Otis isn’t that slim, He finds a larger window and joins Shane on the ground, They run for their lives, there are lots of walkers around. They both are tired and Shane falters, he admits defeat, He tells Otis to go without him, he refuses and helps Shane to his feet, The horde is still pursing them, they can’t outrun them anymore, So, Shane shoots Otis in the leg and he falls to the floor. Shane makes his escape with the supplies that they need, Whilst Otis is eaten by walkers, Shane leaves him to bleed.