A Survivor Is Born
An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. Lara Grimes, the 18 years old daughter of sheriff deputy Rick Grimes, finds herself one of the few survivors in this terrifying world. She must sort through the death and horror to try to survive in a world ruled by the dead. (Shane/OC)
Lara Grimes is a survivor of the outbreak. She is the 18 year old daughter of Rick and Lori Grimes and the sister of Carl and Judith Grimes. During the initial outbreak, Lara believed her father to be dead, so she her brother and mother joined Shane Walsh to travel to Atlanta to the refugee camp, during which she began a relationship with him secretly. Her relationship with her father's partner in duty and best friend, is something that will cause problems throughout the outbreak with her family and other survivors and continuously putt Rick and Shane at odds. (Portrayed by Danielle Campbell)
Lori Grimes is a survivor of the outbreak . She is the wife of Rick Grimes and mother of Lara, Carl and Judith Grimes. Believing Rick to be dead, she joined Shane Walsh in traveling to Atlanta, and counted on him to keep her, Lara and Carl safe. (Portrayed by Sarah Wayne Callies)
Rick Grimes is a survivor of the outbreak. He is a former sheriff deputy who was shot in the line of duty and fell into a coma, only to awaken and find himself in the midst of the apocalypse. He travels to Atlanta, Georgia, in search of his wife, Lori, his daughter, Lara and his son, Carl, who have traveled to Atlanta with his best friend, Shane Walsh. Discovering his daughter's relationship with Shane, his often at odds with him. (Portrayed by Andrew Lincoln)
Samantha (Sam) Nashimura
Sam is Lara Grimes' best friend. Samantha was often the outsider in school, and gained attention by being a bit of a wild child. Because of this, she was expelled from many of the schools she attended. On Freshman's year she met Lara Grimes. Despite the pair being polar opposites, they became great friends. Sam caused Lara to become less introverted by taking her to nightclubs, attempting to bring out Lara's "Inner Party Girl". (Portrayed by Lana Condor)
Shane Walsh is a a survivor of the outbreak. He was Rick Grimes's partner at the King County Sheriff's Department and his best friend since high school. After the initial outbreak, Shane began to harbor feelings and an obsession for Lara, Rick's daughter and eventually began a relationship with her.
Taylor Smith is Lara Grimes' ex boyfriend who broke up with her during their senior prom for another girl name Wanda Vernon. (Portrayed by Tye Sheridan)
Wanda Vernon is Taylor's girlfriend and the reason why Lara Grimes and him broke up. (Portrayed by Halston Sage)
Lara Grimes meets Samantha Nashimura.