5 Works in Episode: s02e12 Better Angels
20 May 2019
Evie Grimes and Shane Walsh never really got their closure where the other was concerned. And both had honestly given up on it.. But when a nearly dead Shane Walsh stumbles onto the porch of the farmhouse Evie is holed up in, attempting to ride out the end of the world, and she takes him in, will they both finally realize they're getting a second chance to do things right the first time?
- Part 2 of down every road
08 Aug 2017
AU from the end of Season 2, Episode 12 "Better Angels". Inspired by Hozier's song Arsonist's Lullabye.
She saw something, then. The look of a man who’d seen and done too much, who had backed himself into such a dark corner of his mind that he'd forgotten the light switch was in his own hand. “I’ve done too much, hurt too many of-”
“So, what?” She took a step forward. “You’re just gonna roll over and let the groaners get you and hope that sacrifice means something other than devastation for those people up there?”
In which Rick never stabbed Shane, a new arrival manages to warn them of the herd before they reach the farm, and Shane learns the metaphorical lightbulb in your mind goes both ways, not just off.
What I wish happened in Better Angels.
10 Dec 2014
Shane leaves the group after the events of "Better Angels" and runs into the last person he would expect--Merle Dixon. But soon they are setting up an easy truce and Shane finds that Merle Dixon might be more than just a guy to watch his back. He might just be the person that’s able to put Shane’s life back together.
01 Dec 2014
Shane and Rick have been lovers for years, but they've never talked about it. Now they're standing in a dark field with Shane's gun pointed at Rick's head, and this may be the last chance they have to say what they need to say.