The group must defend Alexandria from a threatening outside force.
The group must figure out how to get out of a precarious situation.
A fight causes tensions in Oceanside while the Alexandrians set out on a high-stakes mission.
Carol pushes boundaries that make Daryl uneasy. Alpha and Beta have reservations about someone.
Carol and Daryl go on a mission together while Siddiq struggles to solve a mystery.
Supplies go missing from Hilltop. Negan is idolised by an Alexandrian. Ezekiel holds a secret.
Still paranoid Alexandrians get riled up over the Whisperers and take their fear out on Negan. The Hilltop group deals with an unexpected safety issue.
The threat of the Whisperers return leads to paranoia sweeping over Alexandria; in the meantime, Carol battles with the need for revenge.
The origins of Alpha and Beta are revealed; Alpha attempts to toughen up Lydia as they prepare to walk with the dead; the Whisperers create their herds.
The group in Oceanside continues to train in case the Whisperers return; tensions are high as the heroes struggle to hold onto their concept of civilization.