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Life's Not So Bad in The Kingdom
Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead is a necessary palate cleanser after the misery and brutality of the season premiere. The episode introduces a new location that shows there's another way to live in post-apocalyptic America, in a place where life is enjoyed rather than endured.
In "The Well," we catch up with Morgan (Lennie James) and Carol (Melissa McBride) in The Kingdom, a colony presided over by the enigmatic King Ezekiel (Khary Payton). They were brought there by some of The Kingdom's knights, and to be honest, it doesn't look like a bad place to be while Carol recuperates from being shot.
The Kingdom is vastly different than any of the other D.C.-area colonies we've seen. Unlike Negan -- or Rick, to be honest -- Ezekiel leads with kindness rather than force, and The Kingdom is more peaceful than Alexandria. Sounds nice, right?
Not so fast. The question you should be asking is: How has King Ezekiel built this utopian colony in such brutal times? Like other areas introduced previously on the show, things may not be quite what they seem...
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