While everyone waits for Quinn a walker approaches Sarah’s truck. Wendell uses his wheelchair spikes to impale it while Sarah finishes it off. Jim notices the “Take what you need” message marked on its forehead so June immediately radios Quinn. She only hears walker groans on the other side, followed by The Dirty Woman telling her he’s dead. Morgan recognizes the voice and radios her. She asks, “Is that you, Morgan?” and then tells him she knows a lot about him. She warns him to stop leaving those boxes on the road because it will make him weak. “I know who you are, I know what you’re really capable of,” she says ominously.
Elsewhere we catch up with John and Strand, who are marooned on an island by the hurricane. Strand grabs a book while John chops wood (and walkers) outside. Later, John finishes his makeshift raft to find June and Charlie as Strand watches him struggle to keep it afloat. Suddenly, an alligator swims toward them and John shoots at it, causing it to swim away.
Luciana searches for Charlie and finds an old man named Clayton trapped in his car instead. Elsewhere, Morgan decides they need to find Alicia and John while Sarah and Jim question him on what the Dirty Woman meant when she said she knew what he was capable of. He says he has things to make up for and to trust him or he’ll take their truck. When they challenge him again Morgan hits Sarah’s knife out of her hand with a shovel, and they agree to follow him.
John spots a walker walk into the river and get immediately mauled by the gator. Strand also takes notice and tells John his efforts to find June are useless. John tells him they’ll get off the island if they try hard enough. Elsewhere, Luciana tries to free Clayton from the car but it seems impossible. She asks if there’s anything she can get him and he tells her he’d love to have one last beer. “You’re going to get one,” she promises and she leaves him with a walkie before heading out.
Sarah and Jim question if they should keep leaving boxes on the side of the road knowing that it could get someone killed, but Morgan insists it’s worth it. He adds instructions on the box to use radio channel 4 – hoping John will eventually see it. Meanwhile, Strand climbs on the overturned pick-up truck at the top of the hill and wrestles with a walker for a bottle of scotch. The movement causes the truck to roll down the hill, which impales the walkers with a branch while Strand miraculously survives. John questions his decision-making as Strand walks off.
Luciana searches for beer as John tears apart the truck to makeshift a boat. After he finishes, he confronts Strand on his drinking, who tells him he drinks to forget. He laments that he only has things to look back on compared to John, who has something to look forward to. John tells him he can drink with him on the boat, which is even outfitted with a truck horn. Impressed, Strand finally agrees to come with him.
On the road, Luciana radios Clayton that her beer run was unsuccessful. He uses a story from his past to tell her it’s OK and that if she can’t help him, she’ll help someone else. John uses the truck horn to lure a walker into the water (and the gator away from them) so they have time to escape. Luciana discovers the box Morgan places on the road, along with a beer left inside. Meanwhile, John and Strand paddle halfway down the river until the radio horn cuts out. The walkers roam away as their boat gets attacked by the gator and quickly fills with water. Strand fires his gun to distract the walkers while they swim back.
Luciana returns to Clayton with the beer and he happily tells her he’s glad she didn’t give up. She explains she couldn’t do anything for Nick in his last moments and she won’t let that happen again. He gleefully takes a sip, thanks Luciana, and instructs her to take his supplies in the back of his car. She asks what job he used to have he tells her he drove trucks, before dying there in his car.
She constructs a memorial to him and then radios the channel written on the box, thanking them for helping. Morgan radios back asking if that’s Luciana. Strand and John sadly return to the shore they started at. Strand takes a swig from his bottle and holes up in the shack while John eats one of his candies.
On the road, Morgan and the rest pick up Luciana when they hear Charlie and Alicia on the radio. Alicia tells them and says she found the channel from the box when suddenly The Dirty Woman radios both of them and tells Morgan, “I gave you the chance to be strong.” Morgan tells the woman he’ll continue to find the people they’re looking for until they find her. Sarah spots Al’s SWAT truck appear behind them. Panicked, Morgan radios the woman to ask what she’s doing and she tells him, “You lose people, you lose yourself.” She then pulls the truck beside them, opens the gun hatch, and opens fire. Morgan tells them to get down as Alicia’s left asking what happened.
What did you think of the episode? Do you think the dirty woman killed or injured any of our characters? Will they ever find Alicia and Charlie?? Tell us in the comments!