The Walking Dead:
Season: 3 / Episode: 15
This Sorrowful Life
Date: March 24, 2013
This Television Episode plays Daryl's Sorrow
Rick asks Merle to help capture Michonne and deliver her to The Governor. Correctly predicting Rick won't have the stomach to carry out his decision, Merle captures Michonne and sneaks her out himself. On the way to Woodbury, Merle and Michonne discuss their situation, and Michonne gets Merle to reveal that while he'd killed 16 men while with the Governor, he never had killed anyone before. Michonne convinces Merle to release her. Merle leads a parade of walkers to the meeting place. As the walkers draw fire from Martinez's ambush party, Merle snipes them. After failing to kill The Governor when Ben accidentally takes the bullet for him, Merle is attacked by a walker and then captured by Martinez's men. Merle is attacked by The Governor, who bites off two of Merle's fingers and then shoots him. Meanwhile, Glenn and Maggie become engaged (after Glenn hacks a wedding ring off a walker). Rick confesses to the group, giving up sole leadership and saying they will have to vote on leaving the prison or stay and fight. Rick notices Michonne returning unharmed. Daryl arrives at the meeting place, where he finds Merle reanimated as a walker and, distraught, kills him.