Someone keeps leaving cigarettes around The Hilltop for Daryl. He finds the culprit, but then he's got an entirely new problem to deal with. And there aren't enough cigarettes in the world.
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29 Sep 2019
30 Apr 2019
Daryl's mama once told him something that he never really appreciated while she was alive. When stuff got bad, she'd look at him with that exhausted half-smile on her face and crouch down so that she was eye-level with his much shorter self. "Honey? At some point- something's gotta give. You just gotta be sure that when it does, you're strong enough to handle what happens next."
Smart lady, his mama.
After they lose Beth, the decision to keep surviving is hard. It takes everything they've got to keep going.
And the funny thing was? When Daryl faltered, Rick always seemed to be right there to pick him back up.
This is a story of how far you have to fall before you can make it back up again, and of the people who make it all worthwhile.
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By the time the song starts drilling into his head worse than the headache, he's come to the conclusion that he can't do much.
There's no way to get out unless someone unlocks the door, and even if he could, he has no idea where he'd go once he's out anyway. Nor has he any idea who has him. Or why. Or where. Or where home is. Or—
Basically, he doesn't know anything, and even the things he does know are mostly instinct and completely unverifiable anyway.
He's contemplating sitting back down again — he'll have to do it at some point, if only to preserve his strength, but the cold, and the dirt, and he's naked, his skin crawls at the mere thought — when the song shuts off abruptly.
Or: The Saviors' latest prisoner isn't quite what he seems.
30 Sep 2015
Daryl struggles to acclimate to Alexandria. As Rick tries to help, their relationship starts to take a new turn...
Rick retired after getting shot, and found a new passion in the horse industry. When he ends up with a filly that's got more attitude than he knows what to do with, he's desperate for help with training her. She's got the potential to be a great racehorse, she just needs a guiding hand to get there.
One day, a quiet man with the patience of a saint and the passion to match it turns up on Rick's doorstep, and his world opens in a way he'd never imagined it could - all because of one horse with the blood of a Devil in her, and the drive to do what no filly has ever done before.
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