“And those episodes are turning out pretty much towards what we planned them to be, and I really wanted to stress that we did that together.
“So, in some ways it was like picking the right moment from the story that we were telling.
“To get to that point or to be able to tell that story that we were telling in The Walking Dead, which is the way that you continue on through hardship is from the strength that you have drawn from all the people that you’ve known and love.
“So, we have the story pretty well down. We just were like, okay, what point works with what Angela and I are hoping to say. Yeah.”
Elsewhere in the finale, Maggie (Lauren Cohan) attempts to forgive Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).