Fear the Walking Dead on Sunday killed off a significant participant when introducing new menace Virginia (Colby Minifie) and her gang.
“Leave What You Don’t” explores the historical past of Logan (Matt Frewer), who as soon as exhibited the similar altruism unfold by associate Clayton (Stephen Henderson), a.ok.a. trucker Polar Bear. Because Clayton’s rig was stolen by grifters Sarah (Mo Collins) and Wendell (Daryl Mitchell), Clayton was unable to rescue a panicking lady when her determined message for assist came to visit Logan’s radio.
Logan raced to save lots of the lady, however was compelled to pay attention as she was torn aside by the undead. A distraught Logan was then discovered by Virginia, who mentioned she desires to assist.
“We want the same thing you do, only bigger and better,” she informed Logan. “Together, we can get from yesterday to tomorrow.”
Logan’s failure put him at odds with Clayton’s philosophy and mission — since adopted by Morgan (Lennie James) and his nomadic band of survivors, who put themselves in hurt’s method to assist needy strangers — inflicting Logan to desert these values and as an alternative consider in “survival of the fittest.”
In current day, Logan and his heavily-armed gang ambush Luciana (Danay García), and siblings Annie (Bailey Gavulic), Max (Ethan Suess) and Dylan (Cooper Dodson) at the oil fields. Sarah, Dwight (Austin Amelio), June (Jenna Elfman) and John (Garret Dillahunt) come to the rescue, however a standoff worsens when walkers — drawn by noise, smoke and flame — start to descend on the quarry.
When Sarah asks who the fuel is for, Logan tells her to not be involved with the particulars. “The point is, they are gonna help. It’s just not gonna be one person at a time,” he says. “‘Cause that kind of mom and pop crap just makes people think they have a chance.”
Later holed up in a trailer with Sarah, Logan solutions a radio name from a girl surrounded by walkers in Cleon’s Feedbag — the similar website he as soon as failed to succeed in in time. Making contact with the lady, Logan directs her to a left behind gun earlier than telling her it holds solely a single bullet.
As she contemplates suicide to keep away from being torn aside, Wes (Colby Hollman) involves her rescue, having heard her misery calls to Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey) over the radio.
“What happened there before, I’m sorry. But that’s no reason to throw this all away,” Sarah tells Logan. “We help people. They help people. Hard to get bigger than that.”
In the gentle of day, Logan orders his crew to face down. They begrudgingly comply.
“Shit happens. It makes you question things. And more shit happens, and you start to doubt everything you’re about,” Logan says. “Some people do, anyway. My partner Clayton… he never did.”
Clayton’s journal — containing the secrets and techniques to crafting the gasoline — has been destroyed, however “it’s not gonna snuff out what he was trying to build,” Logan says. “What we were both trying to build.”
With that, Logan is killed by a bullet to the head. More photographs drop his crew.
Virginia and her gang enter below cowl from up excessive, leaving the survivors helplessly outgunned. Virginia explains her individuals have been watching the survivors “on and off screen,” referring to the group’s tapes left behind to encourage needy strangers to make contact.
Virginia says the convoy is pondering “too small,” and her persons are “more like the pioneers. Settlers. Settling everything, everywhere.”
“It’s no different than what you’re doing with your outposts, only bigger,” she provides. “And, if I may, better.”
She proposes working collectively. Her individuals, who’ve eyes and sources in every single place, brokered a cope with Logan to “expand what we’ve already built,” Virginia says. “To power it. To fuel it. You help us keep this place going, there is no telling what we can offer each other. Together.”
Sarah tells her to shove it. When June calls Virginia on killing Logan regardless of having a deal, she says they solely remove the nonessential — and a refusal to produce fuel means the survivors aren’t important.
With Clayton’s directions destroyed, Luciana provides to remain behind to make the gasoline in alternate for Virginia sparing her pals. The deal is made.
“If you all change your minds, do reach out,” Virginia says. “At the rate we’re expanding, you won’t have a hard time finding us.” Luciana watches on as the convoy leaves, understanding nothing is extra necessary than the mission.
Fear the Walking Dead subsequent airs 514, “Today and Tomorrow,” Sunday, September 15 at 9/8c on AMC.