"The Walking Dead" Preview: Daryl Finds Negan in "Look at the Flowers"

If you're a fan of AMC's The Walking Dead and you're not amped over what's been going on this season, then you might need to check your pulse – you could be a walker. It's been a constant stream of punches to our hearts, brains, and nervous system – and the momentum doesn't look to be letting up any time soon.

After saying goodbye (for now) to Danai Gurira's Michonne, the action shifts back to "The Whisperers War" and the fallout from Carol (Melissa McBride) and Negan's (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) successful plan to take down Alpha (Samantha Morton). That "fallout" looks to include Beta (Ryan Hurst) elevating things to a "scorched earth" level, and Daryl (Norman Reedus) having a crossbow arrow ot two to pick with Negan.

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Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan – The Walking Dead _ Season 10, Episode 14 – Photo Credit: Jackson Lee Davis/AMC

Which brings us to the following promo for next week's "Look at the Flowers" – and with a title like that, I would strongly suggest that Judith (Cailey Fleming) and all of the others kids in the remaining communities stay far away from Carol:

"The Walking Dead" season 10, episode 14 "Look at the Flowers": Everyone reckons with the aftermath of the Hilltop fire; Eugene leads a trip to meet Stephanie.

"The Walking Dead" Season 10 Reviews

We didn't mince words over how impressed we were with season opener "Lines We Crossed" (check out our review here). Then we had Morton, Hurst, and Birch raising the bar even higher with "We Are the End of the World" (check out our review here), – offering up some Whisperers backstory.

"Ghosts" elevated the paranoia as McBride continues delivering an award-winning performance (that review's here) – while "Silence the Whisperers" proved once again why it's "In Cudlitz, We Trust" (review here).

"What It Always Is" had a now-free Negan beginning his redemption arc (???) while Alpha raised the stakes against our survivors (review here).

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Khary Payton as Ezekiel, ,Josh McDermitt as Dr. Eugene Porter Eleanor Matsuura as Yumiko – The Walking Dead _ Season 10, Episode 14 – Photo Credit: Jace Downs/AMC

"Bonds" had Negan being tested, Carol and Daryl possibly making matters worse for the community by "picking up" a Whisperer, and Eugene reaching out… and getting a response.

"Open Your Eyes" (review here) saw our theory about Siddiq (Avi Nash) completely, totally, and tragically put to rest. That brought us to midseason finale "The World Before" (reviewed here), as the drumbeats of war grew louder.

After a mideason break, we learned that those drumbeats had turned into thunder, as "Squeeze" (review here) and "Stalker" (review here) turned up the heat on what was once a stealth "cold war" back-n-forth between Alpha and our heroes.

Then with "Morning Star" (review here), that heat caught fire… literally – only to see the entire direction of the war get flipped on its end in "Walk With Us" (review here).

What could top that, and cause a break in the action? That would be "What We Become" (review here), with Danai Gurira's final run as Michonne… or is it?

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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