Another one bites the dust. During the brutal season seven finale of ‘The Walking Dead’, yet another one of the survivors we’ve come to know and love was killed. MAJOR spoilers ahead — you’ve been warned!
This is your last warning: if you have not seen the season seven finale of The Walking Dead and do not want to be spoiled, stop reading. If you’re ready to find out who was killed during the April 2 episode, then you’re in luck because we’re about to tell you! Sadly, it was Sasha who was taken from us as the show’s seventh season came to an end in a 1.5 hour finale episode. Bummer.
Here’s how it went down. Sasha tricked Negan into thinking she was going to help him talk down Rick and the people of Alexandria, but in reality she was planning to take her own life with the poison pill that Eugene gave her. Before the ride over to Alexandria, Eugene passes Sasha an iPod and tells her how long the ride will take. She then volunteers to ride inside of the casket they have for her, only asking for a bottle of water for the ride. Once she’s inside we see her start the music, and a moment later she swallows the poison pill with a gulp of water.
When Negan finally goes to open the casket to show Rick and Alexandria that she’s alive, Sasha has long been dead and is already a walker. The walker version of Sasha immediately lunges for Negan, taking him down to the ground and desperately trying to eat him as if she still knows who he is. Sasha sacrificed her own life for the people of Alexandria, and even though she ended things painlessly she still went down with a fight.
What might be even sadder than Sasha’s death is her walker death. After the fight with Negan subsides, everyone goes looking for her in the areas surrounding Alexandria. Eventually it’s Jesus and Maggie who find Sasha in the woods. Jesus carefully grabs Sasha and brings her to the ground, which is when Maggie pulls out her knife through tears and puts Sasha out for good. It’s so unbelievably sad to watch, but as Maggie and Rick talk to each other in the voiceover we hear them say that they know she did this on purpose and she did it for them.
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