[Spoiler Alert: Do not read ahead unless you've watched this week's mid-season finale of The Walking Dead. You have been warned.]
A lot went down in Sunday night's mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, including the destruction of Alexandria by Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors, King Ezekiel's (Khary Payton) capture, and Eugene setting Father Gabriel (Seth Gilliam) and Doctor Carson (R. Keith Harris) free from the Sanctuary.
But the big moment, of course, was Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) revealing to a stunned Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and Michonne (Danai Gurira) that he was bitten by a walker. This move indicates a massive departure from the comics, where Carl is still very much alive and well.
The closing moments of tonight's 'The Walking Dead' Season 8 midseason finale revealed that, while a heartbreaking death wasn't in the offing, it's coming soon.
And while we'll have to wait a few more months to see what this means for the show and where it goes from here, one thing is certain: the internet has opinions. The (possible) loss of a character that we have watched grow up on screen has emotions running very high.
And finally, acceptance:
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The Walking Dead returns in February 2018.