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“The Walking Dead S11.” Since this last season is divided into three chapters of eight episodes, we have here the old set-up moment: Slow, not much happening, and it touches on something big with a little pre-purpose. We’ve seen this before, and it’s not a bad episode.
But after you nailed it with Connie in the awesome house, and knowing that the show was coming to an end, especially the disappointing filling – end with the increasing complexity of the Commonwealth and an amazing plan to bring down the harvesters. The Walking Dead S11.
The Walking Dead S11XE7 “Promises Broken” Recap
The main issue lies with Maggie’s staff, who decide to move on despite what appears to be a major problem in dealing with the Pope’s dismissal. Negan, as always, sees certain obstacles and chooses to defend them. But Maggie doesn’t go home empty-handed. What continues to ignite his fire is the sight of Elijah’s sister’s best friend, who is now a zombie due to Meridian Reaper’s re-capture.
Now the machines are almost oversupply and have returned to their old home – the Mags wants revenge. So did Elijah, who calls the dibs to kill “that one.” Probably, that’s the Pope. Or could it be Leah? Negan offers to stick to one situation: Maggie must consider them and stop planning her murder. The two shake hands, but Maggie herself points out that she should not be honest in any of Negan’s affairs.
For some reason, seeing a hirute-ridden Negan deny “Blackbeard” encourages Maggie to think of a nasty trick: Don’t just steal a page, but the whole Whisperer playbook. It’s bad enough that they’ll need to wear leather masks; worst of all, they need Professor Negan to teach them to walk like the dead. It’s a happy assignment, and when Negan breaks it down, Maggie has no sense of humor. She’s a badass, really, but Maggie’s and she’s one bad note this season. The Walking Dead.
Gabe explores the Meridian and meets their priest visiting the local cemetery. Secondly, it looks like the padre-vs-padre demonstration is about to come out, but Gabe avoids the discovery. It is possible that the two will meet again, considering the time spent on this missed meeting.
Most Stressful of Maggie’s Whisperer’s Lessons: Get Down those Shoulders! Lift those arms! Negan does nothing for her by carving an inappropriate mask during her training sessions, but when she finally finds the meat bag on her face, Maggie takes a zombie shovel like an old professional.
When the walker section is over, the sensei and the student share a rabbit tied up with tense words. Negan tries to sympathize, saying he too is in a position to accept the assassination, too. Maggie suggests that there were no children at Savior’s headquarters, where Negan returned tragically:
“Aaron, where will you find Gracie?” Touch! Seemingly hot with some insight, Maggie asks if she will do things differently. “Yes,” said Negan. “I could kill you all.” Yikes, Neegs – not what Maggie needed to hear, even if she’s honest. It seems like an unusual strategy to form an alliance, or at least, to make sure Maggie keeps her promise not to kill her. The Walking Dead.
Impersonation includes Maggie (who works like a zombie), Daryl (harvester), and Commonwealth (a utopia that does not hide certain evils). Eugene’s failed attempt to contact A-town led to the abuse of his friends and poor Stephanie. Not surprisingly, the Commonwealth is taking public service to a new level – forgetting to pick up trash, killing pedestrians to clear the space for “future development.”
Since Zeke’s cough is a good reminder that she may have cancer, Princess talks to the soldiers to get her medical aid. That’s the humane side of the Commonwealth. On the flip side, there is Miko’s brother, who insists that no one knows he is a doctor and is taken away by the soldiers for no reason.
Miko and her new Talbots wardrobe are brightly approaching to illuminate the mysterious Pamela Milton and the Commonwealth’s top brass. His job is to provide them with legal representation – it turns out that Milton is a Harvard Grad like Miko, which ensures that as the community collapses, the Ivy League alumni network will somehow still be tolerant.
In Miko’s first meeting with the manager, Eugene finds a way to confuse things more. Earlier, we received a glimpse of the blazer-clad yuppie d bag going to a picnic date and safety details. In a series of undisputed events, the well-protected couple was left alone and ignored some of the “circling” threats, and then became furious that Eugene sprayed them with blood in a process of saving their bacon. Ol ’Mullethead does the right thing and squares that d-bag in the face. The Walking Dead.
The problem is, the snow is Milton’s son. The result is twofold: Milton cancels Miko’s meeting, and Eugene is told he needs to provide directions to A-town or face a life sentence. (Note: Meghan Markle doppelganger is from Milton’s ice cream truck, and she seems strangely concerned about the well-being of Miko’s friends.)
There is also a side work with Daryl and Leah that involves the husband’s rushing efforts to help his injured wife. Along the way, Daryl carefully holds a little more information from the reapers and understands how hell Leah gave herself to the Pope.
He makes excuses for his mental behavior – in fact, he says he is under a lot of pressure at work – and he says, “He strengthened me.” Daryl isn’t ready to dump her yet, but, in the end, she gets a glimpse of her personality when she can’t bring herself to rescue a dying woman from her misery. (Daryl, however, does not hesitate to put the bolt on the woman’s head.)
We are left with Eugene in big trouble, the mystery of the rise of the Commonwealth, and the possible end of Daryl’s attempts to deprive Leah. (I wonder who can fill that gap and give Daryl the right soul … if only we had some symptoms. Elijah’s encounter with his younger sister is heartbreaking, as he sees her stumble like a zombie.
Maggie holds her hand as she struggles with tears – breaking into a packet of passengers will be bad for everyone. As the camera rolls back, we see Whisper’s impersonation was a huge success, literally. Now there is a large herd, which is thought to be headed towards the Meridian. The Walking Dead.
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