AMC has released the official synopsis for The Walking Dead Season 8 ahead of its premiere next month.
The Season 8 synopsis seems to be the opposite of Season 7's previews. Instead of wondering who Negan is going to kill, it's clear that the Alexandria community is ready to fight the Saviors in Season 8.
Check out the description of the 16-episode run from AMC below:
Last season, Rick Grimes and his group of survivors were confronted with their deadliest challenge yet. With the comfort of Alexandria, they let their guard down, only to be reminded how brutal the world they live in can be.
Feeling powerless under Negan's rules and demands, Rick advocated the group play along. But seeing that Negan couldn't be reasoned with, Rick began rallying together other communities affected by the Saviors. And with the support of the Hilltop and Kingdom, they finally have enough fire power to contest the Saviors.
This season, Rick brings "All Out War" to Negan and his forces. The Saviors are larger, better-equipped, and ruthless -- but Rick and the unified communities are fighting for the promise of a brighter future. The battle lines are drawn as they launch into a kinetic, action-packed offensive.
Up until now, survival has been the focus of Rick and our group, but it's not enough. They have to fight to take back their freedom so that they can live. So that they can rebuild. As with any battle, there will be losses. Casualties. But with Rick leading the Alexandrian forces, Maggie leading the Hilltop, and King Ezekiel leading the Kingdom -- Negan and the Saviors' grip on this world may finally be coming to an end.
It sounds like this new season will be more exciting than the last 16-episode run. Many fans were disappointed at seeing a bullied Rick Grimes, and members of the Alexandria, Kingdom and Hilltop communities die.
The Walking Dead Season 8 will premiere on AMC on October 22.