War will break out in "The Walking Dead" season 7, episode 9 as Rick (Andrew Lincoln) gathers forces to fight Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and the Saviors. He will try to form an allegiance with the Kingdom. Meanwhile, there are also speculations that the group will meet another community. They definitely need all the help they can get if they want to take out the Saviors.
"The Walking Dead" season 7 midseason finale wrapped up with a heartwarming reunion. Daryl managed to escape from the Sanctuary. Meanwhile, Despite Olivia's (Ann Mahoney) death and Eugene's (Josh McDermitt) capture, the episode gave fans some hope as the group was finally reunited and consequently devised a plan against the Saviors.
A sneak peek video of "The Walking Dead" season 7, episode 9 shows the group in Hilltop discussing what to do, like just blowing the Saviors up and finding more people for the outpost. They are on their way to meet with Daryl (Norman Reedus) but Jesus (Tom Payne) reveals he has one of the Saviors' walkie talkies, so there's no need to rush back. Jesus suggests they should meet with Kingdom's leader, King Ezekiel (Khary Payton).
Rick will then try to enlist the help of Kingdom. The preview for "The Walking Dead" season 7, episode 9 shows Rick meeting with Ezekiel, urging him to join the fight against Negan and the Saviors.
"Alexandria, the Hilltop, the Kingdom... our communities have something in common; we all serve the Saviors," he told Ezekiel before asking him to join their forces. "We've already started this, and were gonna win, whatever it takes," he added. "Together we can beat them."
More deaths are coming but there are also speculations that they will meet a new community whose members are clad in black clothes based on spoiler photos on social media. However, it is not yet revealed if they will join the fight against Negan.
Meanwhile, the AMC series is still maintaining its top hitting status. It was previously reported that the series had a rise in ratings, with episode 8 recording 10.58 million viewers in the U.S.
"The Walking Dead" season 7, episode 9 will return on AMC on Feb. 12. Watch the trailer below: