The governor returned looking like a homeless man with a serious case of PTSD, but what could possibly have traumatized him? Is it all just a well-calculated act? There was no hint of where the governor had been since he burned down Woodbury or what he had done to survive. There are a lot of missing details to be filled in on later episodes. But for now viewers are left to speculate and anticipate.
Last week when he encountered three new survivors who had somehow managed to avoid interaction with walkers, the governor quietly and quickly latched onto them.
By now, viewers are familiar with the governor’s ability to coerce the unsuspecting, so is it just a matter of time before he establishes another cult- like following?
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This week’s trailer hints that a new gang of survivors have moved into the neighborhood. Will the governor take them under his wing or will he look at them as enemies and slaughter them for their supplies? Who knew that in a zombie apocalypse, the living would be just as threatening as the dead?
As usual on “The Walking Dead,” there are more questions than answers. There are only two episodes left before the mid season finale, so look for a major buildup to the usual cliff hanger. It is a foregone conclusion that Rick and the prison survivors will face the governor again. The only question is when and where it will happen.
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