Daryl hasn’t truly seen Beth, not even since she came back from the dead. Until one night he does, in the clearest way imaginable.
He was mopping the corridor in the ER when they brought her in. She had big bandages around her wrist and a cut over her eye and she was fighting mad. They had her tied down and the doc and the nurse were telling her to relax they needed to care for her injuries, everything would be fine. The same bullshit he heard them tell a lot of people.
“Daryl doesn’t know what possesses him to look up. There are no birds flying overhead anymore. No planes. Nothing worth seeing. Yet, as though pulled by a force beyond his understanding, he tilts his face skywards and that’s when he sees it: a thin slither of grey smoke escaping through the roof of the trees.”
Daryl finds Beth and brings her back to the Alexandria Safe Zone. They finally get to finish their conversation from the funeral home.
Daryl had really planned to kill Dwight, like he had already said since the very first day. He had really wanted to do it, when they had driven into the woods. Daryl was ready for it and obviously also Dwight, but when the man sank on his knees, it made Daryl realise something…