Alyssa Thorne
December 20, 2016 12:28 pm
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The Walking Dead has been on long enough that you can rest assured the fan community has written enough fanfiction to fill a small (or medium sized, or possibly large) library, and some of that fiction definitely includes some fan end-game theories. Maybe the best fan theory so far, though, came from Walking Dead actor Michael Rooker, who gave his series end idea to fans at a convention. It’s simple, succinct, compelling, and includes a ~twist~ that we almost wish he hadn’t come up with so it could’ve been the real ending.

When asked about how he envisioned the series ending, Michael Rooker, aka Merle Dixon, said:

So, like, the producers of The Walking Dead are on the phone right now with Michael Rooker’s reps cutting a deal to get him to write some episodes, right? Because that’s the OBVIOUS response to this work of art.