The Walking Dead’s fifth season just started, but some fans are already thinking about where this journey is going to end (in the very faraway future.) Fans have particularly been thinking about one theory that suggests Rick Grimes never awoke from the coma he was in and the zombie apocalypse was a dream. WTF, right?!

You can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing you won’t be duped at the end. Robert Kirkman went on the record to put an end to the theory once and for all:

Only to pull the rug from under our feet again:

Because that actually sounds believable.

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[via Uproxx]