Originally Posted by Fishpicker
I think Daryl is taking one for the team by running off with Merle. He knows better than anybody that Merle will clash with everyone else in the prison. He sided with Merle so he could lead Merle away from there. Merle will big time Daryl eventually and Daryl will respond by putting a crossbow bolt through Merle's noggin.
Nice. Hadn't even considered that. Makes a lot of sense.