It is now Spring, a few months after the end of Season 9, when our group of survivors dared to cross into Whisperer territory during the harsh winter. The collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new borderlines being imposed on them, all while organising themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may be unavoidable. But the Whisperers are a threat unlike any they have ever faced. Backed by a massive horde of the dead it is seemingly a fight they cannot win.
The group in Oceanside continues to train in case the Whisperers return. Tensions are high as the heroes struggle to hold onto their concept of civilization.
The origins of Alpha and Beta are revealed; Alpha attempts to toughen up Lydia as they prepare to walk with the dead. The Whisperers create their herds.
The threat of the Whisperers return leads to paranoia sweeping over Alexandria. Carol battles with the need for revenge.
Still paranoid Alexandrians get riled up over the Whisperers and take their fear out on Negan. The Hilltop group deals with an unexpected safety issue.
Supplies go missing from Hilltop. Negan is idolised by an Alexandrian. Ezekiel holds a secret.
Carol and Daryl go on a mission together while Siddiq struggles to solve a mystery.
Carol pushes boundaries that make Daryl uneasy. Alpha and Beta have reservations about someone.
A fight causes tensions in Oceanside while the Alexandrians set out on a high-stakes mission.
The group must figure out how to get out of a precarious situation.
The group must defend Alexandria from a threatening outside force.
Negan has a plan for how to deal with the survivors.
With Negan's help, Alpha and the Whisperers attack Hilltop.
Michonne takes Virgil back to his island to find his family. In exchange, Virgil offers weapons.
Heroes and villains reckon with the aftermath of the Hilltop fire. Eugene takes a group on a journey to meet Stephanie, with the hopes of befriending another civilization.