The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and
frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility.
An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to
rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: no
government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled
by the dead, the survivors are forced to finally start living.
Life in the prison starts to get interesting for Rick Grimes and the rest of
our survivors. Relationships heat up, fizzle out, and change entirely almost
overnight. By the end of this volume, relationships between key characters are
radically changed, setting the stage for future events in TheWalking