The Walking Dead - Three Ways Season 3 Could End

This week's Walking Dead, "The Sorrowful Life", was a standout episode in terms of its character-redefining power. Layer after layer of interactions left Merle a man questioning his identity, and ultimately choosing the path of a hero. First was Rick's appeal to his common sense by asking Merle if he was even aware of what drives him to do the things he does. Then Carol's further probing into his sense of loyalty to Daryl and how, whether he likes it or not, that loyalty was inextricably linked to the group. Probably the most potent moments were with Michonne, who alternated between head games and good old fashioned reason. Ultimately, Merle paid the ultimate price for his choice. Maybe he knew it was a suicide mission all along, personally I think Merle was too cocky to think he wasn't going to walk out of that showdown alive and return to the prison as someone they could respect, if not like. READ MORE...

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