After the devastation that hit The Walking Dead crew at the Hilltop during "Do Not Send Us Astray," things are most likely going to get much worse before they get any better. And with only two episodes left before The Walking Dead Season 8 finale, now seems like as good of a time as any to start theorizing what tragedy the finale will hold. Of course, you've probably been considering what will happen to Rick & co. for some time now, but the clues have been stacking up with how this "All Out War" will conclude. Plus, a new trailer for Season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead appears to give some clues about how The Walking Dead Season 8 will end, thanks to the Morgan crossover being featured. So using the clues from previews and comics, what the cast and crew have said in interviews, and fan theories, here's what could possibly go down in the Season 8 finale.
"Back east, there was a fight — a big fight. I didn't know how to make it stop. Good people died. I lose people. And then I lose myself," Morgan says in the Fear The Walking Dead Season 4 trailer from WonderCon, per Variety. These lines certainly make it seem like the war between Rick and Negan's groups will finally comes to a head. After all, this season is based on the "All Out War" volumes of The Walking Dead comics. As Carl's death recently reminded viewers, however, the TV series likes to stray from its source material every now and then. So don't expect the Season 8 finale to exactly follow what goes down in the comics when it airs on April 15. Here are some of the major theories so far: