Returning to Alexandria from a critical food mission, the group realises it isn't enough. Maggie proposes a new plan, potentially a suicide mission. What choice do they have? They must find more food for all their people in order to survive and efficiently rebuild Alexandria. If they don't, Alexandria falls, taking them down with it.
Once on the road, a unhappy storm erupts forcing them underground into a subway tunnel. As nerves fray and suspicions increase, chaos ensues. The terror is relentless as our people get a glimpse of what Maggie and her group endured prior to returning to Alexandria. Meanwhile, those captured by the strange soldiers are relocated to another undisclosed location.
The group discovers a member did not make it to safety inside the subway car. Surrounded by walkers, going back out into the tunnel to search is a guaranteed death wish. All eyes are on Negan as the rule of survival shifts. It is no longer No Man Left Behind. The motto now is We Keep Going. With very little ammo and energy remaining, the group must ready themselves as the walkers have found a way inside the subway train. Meanwhile, Daryl is in his own intense hellish situation trying to find Dog and finding more than he expected; and Yumiko challenges the process at the Commonwealth outpost, which threatens her future and that of Eugene, Ezekiel, and Princess.
Magna and Kelly attempt to catch horses; Judith and Gracie cope with their parents leaving.
Daryl and Dog get captured by the Reapers and are taken to the Meridian and reconnect with someone.
Alexandrians encounter Hilltop squatters; Eugene's group undergoes orientation at the Commonwealth.
Connie and Virgil hide in a house; Pope tests Daryl's loyalty; Kelly searches for Connie.
Maggie learns a survival tactic from Negan; Eugene's group clears walkers; Daryl hunts with Leah.
The Reapers defend Meridian from a herd; Alexandrians protect themselves from walkers in a storm.
Hellfire rains down on those at Meridian as every fight with the Reapers proves to be a brutal battle. At home in Alexandria, the unhappy rainstorm rages on as walkers continue to pour in, threatening everyone's safety, including Judith and Gracie.
Our heroes experience Halloween in the Commonwealth. Daryl and Rosita undergo military training, led by Mercer. Carol investigates Ezekiel's medical condition.
Eugene looks for Stephanie; Connie investigates a story on Trooper Davis; Carol helps Hornsby.
Aaron and Maggie meet Governor Pamela Milton as she tours Alexandria, Oceanside and Hilltop. Ezekiel finds himself lucky during a routine checkup. Eugene processes Max's story.
Maggie, Lydia and Elijah help a stranger from another community.
Maggie, Lydia, and Elijah help Aaron and Gabriel on a rescue mission. In the chaos, Negan finds himself watching over Hershel. Sebastian coerces Daryl and Rosita into pulling a heist.
Hornsby inspects the human carnage piled up at the Riverbend Apartment Complex. He knows it doesn't add up and he's determined to prove it one way or another. Taking things into their own hands, Daryl, Gabriel, Aaron, and Maggie try to stay one step ahead of him. As secrets are revealed, boundaries are pushed and an unexpected new job is offered. Ezekiel, too, has a secret of his own; one he hopes to share with Carol. Hornsby marches Daryl and troops to confront Maggie at Hilltop. Rosita investigates the Miltons.
Our heroes are trapped in situations beyond their control. Everyone they've worked so hard to protect is at risk as danger baits them at every turn. All is at stake. Now, they must decide who and what are worth saving. Each decision comes with its own deadly ramifications. Meanwhile, Eugene and Max's relationship deepens, but so does the trouble that is brewing inside the Commonwealth.