"This life now, you kill or you die. Or you die and you kill."
If there is one thing that desperately needs to be addressed about The Walking Dead, it is the series' tendency to just deliberately put off important plot elements in an episode. Instead, it favours pushing off these stories off to future episodes.
"I hear Nebraska's nice."
From the moment Rick carried his injured son to the farm, Hershel has done nothing but good for Rick's group. He provided food, shelter, and saved Carl's life. In exchange for his generosity, Otis was killed, and Shane's loose cannon behaviour left Hershel and his family devastated.
Though he has been a vampire for over a hundred years, Damon must face the hard truth that losing someone you care about doesn't get easier with time.
After Rose was bitten by Jules it seemed as if the bite of a werewolf was quite as deadly as it seemed, that is until the bite didn't heal and only got worse.