The group then wraps Glenn's corpse in a blanket and they continue on to the Hilltop. Carl says he's leaving, before he leaves, the figure asks him if, after all this time, all the things they've shared and the talks they've had, Carl still wants to kill him. He asks if Joshua's parents are inside with Maggie, and Joshua confirms, saying that she's making sure they're not too crazy to live at the Hilltop. He becomes very brave, frequently helping people and risking his own life to save others; he saves Michonne outside the gates and his father from a hostile Morgan Jones, despite his father's pleading to stay back. Arriving in King County Carl and the others walk into Rick's old police weapon locker room to find that it is empty.
Carl watches in horror when the Alexandria tower collapses and destroys a part wall with walkers flooding inside. And that becomes especially important once Rick and his group settle in their new home: Alexandria. These are important times, son. With an rounded up estimate of 3. Carl's maturity and his worthiness ultimately earns him his gun back, which he accepts honorably.
Despite this, he is not above apologizing and realizes that some of his words and actions are unacceptable. Rick wails in his unwillingness to do so, however Carl calmly tells his father that it is okay. Unknown characters appear in blue. Several weeks later and the camp's supply runner, , rescued a man in the city who turned out to be his father, who woke up from the coma and traveled to Atlanta to find them. At the beginning of the series, Carl was a normal 7-year-old kid, playing with dirt and things alike. He then says he is useless with his eye, but, Michonne says he is not useless and cheers him up.
He tends to try and avoid conversation with people he'd usually be happy to talk too such as with Michonne and he's shown to be rather depressed, even when he's babysitting Judith, something he'd usually be a lot more upbeat about. Their leader, Joe, announces that his group will beat Daryl to death and rape and kill Carl and Michonne before killing Rick. Nearby, Sophia loses her grip on part of the load she's carrying; Carl runs over to help her while Lydia glares at them both suspiciously. After his friend Sophia is found zombified in the barn, he begins to form a noticeably colder personality, mentioning that he would have put Sophia down himself. He is then questioned by Rick if that was the reason he came with them, which he denies. He is visibly disappointed when he learns that another boy is already apprenticing with Earl, and that he won't be the only one.
Rick thinks this may be a trap and captures Paul. They did not interact with each other until Carl goes to work with Earl as a blacksmith apprentice at the Hilltop. We don't have to forget what happened, but you can make it so that it won't happen again, that nobody has to live this way, that every life is worth something. Before Carl leaves, however, he is caught with a gun on him and Shane informs Carl's parents about it immediately. However, when he was alone with Negan in Negan's room in the Sanctuary, and after being forced to take off his bandage and show his exposed eye socket, Carl was shown to be visibly afraid when forced to sing while Negan swung Lucille around. They were going to figure out what to do with him in the morning.
Back inside, Carl tries to comfort a despondent Rick before going to bed with Lydia. Dead characters appear in red and italics. She was out, hadn't turned yet. Zombies move in through the broken fence. Lori tells Jim that he is scaring Carl and Sophia. Later, Lydia tells Carl that he should leave, as Alpha is not friendly with outsiders.
During the tour, Lydia privately asks him to see his missing eye, after some reluctance, she is allowed to take off his sunglasses. Rick looks saddened by this and hugs his son before leaving. By the time of the prison's fall, Carl is severely shook up, most probably due to the loss of the prison, the decapitation of Hershel, and the presumed death of Judith. Beth scolds him for talking to his mother with disrespect, and Carl runs off in embarrassment. The two talk, with Rick telling him that he must leave, as the Whisperers are dangerous. However, since Carl shot Lucille, Negan now wants to kill him, even menacing the Alexandria's citizens to kill Rick, Nicholas, Holly, and Heath in front of them if Carl weren't sent to him. While Rick ultimately recovers, Carl starts to believe that he can fend for himself.
While everyone else escaped, with most of the Saviors in pursuit, Carl stayed behind to distract those left with a few well placed flares. As the story goes in the comics, Carl continues to voice his distaste for Negan despite a mutual respect that blossoms between the two. He even tells him that he thinks Carl could become a serial killer. Rick hands the baby to Carl when he notices something strange at the fence. Carl is seen crying, as he does not want to die. Carl wipes away at the window to get a better look inside and grabs the doorknob but before he can open the door Michonne pulls him away.
I have to open him up, find the bleeder and stitch it. He takes a hostage, demanding answers. Driven by a need to pin his anger on something, he directs his rage toward his injured father. April 2015 Carl's character development has been well received in both mediums. While they are welcomed into the community, they notice they possess items belonging to their friends, and suspect they have been captured. Sometime in the day when Carl is patrolling the corridor, he spots Hershel walking off. But if I do, he won't be able to breath on his own.