'The Walking Dead' Season 10 Episode 10 Review: Gamma's truth and Daryl vs Alpha scrimmage take the spotlight

Interestingly, there's no Negan or any news about Connie and Magna in the thrilling episode


                            'The Walking Dead' Season 10 Episode 10 Review: Gamma's truth and Daryl vs Alpha scrimmage take the spotlight
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Spoiler alert for 'The Walking Dead' Season 10 Episode 10 'Stalker'

Staggering truths come to the fore in 'Stalker.' Thora Birch's Gamma takes in a major part of the storyline while Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) attempts to take on Alpha (Samantha Morton).

The episode picks up from 'Squeeze' with Gamma meeting Gabriel Stokes (Seth Gilliam) and Rosita Espinosa (Christian Serratos) to give them the location of the cave, only to be locked up and forced to give out information. 

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Daryl and Alpha end up getting severely injured while Beta is hot on Gamma's trail. He eventually finds her locked up while Stokes and Co. head out to rescue the group. He is stopped by Rosita who gets a walloping from Beta.

Gamma surrenders and they are confronted by Stokes before Beta escapes. The second half of the series focuses on Alpha's hallucinations as she sees Lydia (Cassady McClincy) come in to rescue Daryl. While Alpha requests her to kill her, the pleas go unheard.

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Interestingly, there's no Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), or any news about Connie and Magna in 'Stalker' as the episode sees reinforcements saddle up to rescue Daryl and Co. while Alpha gets the Whisperers to help her out.

After a gritty, midseason finale, 'Stalker' mellows down in terms of the gripping storyline. If anything, it's vengeance as the theme of the episode and a bit of a backstory on Gamma.

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For a moment, the episode looked like it was about to call curtains down for both Daryl and Alpha, but it does like they live to see another day. As far as minor plotlines go, the Rosita-Gabriel romantic moment will be another talking point while the Alexandria-Safe Zone isn't a safe place anymore.

Especially when they realize Beta used one of the graves as an entrance to infiltrate the location. It's the action sequences that take major credit and the Walkers vs Daryl skirmish is something that'll be remembered for a while. 

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It's also interesting to see how Lydia and Alpha will pan out post their encounter in 'Stalkers'. 

'The Walking Dead' airs on Sundays at 9/8c on AMC.