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Carol broke Daryl's heart twelve years ago. He and Merle left their home and started over in Paradise, New Mexico. Carol and Sophia show up in his new town unexpectedly.

So can Daryl and his cowboy heart forgive Carol?

Rated: M
Categories: Alternate Universe
Characters: Andrea
Genres: Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: Domestic Abuse (Implied)
Series: None
Chapters: 14 Completed: No
Word count: 38212 Read: 2365
Published: February 18, 2017 Updated: June 01, 2017

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Story Notes:



Writing a story set in New Mexico in 1900 is new for me. It's AU. No zombies but you will see some old characters show up in this one.




1. Back in the Day by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 4] Liked (2220 words)

Daryl has his heart broken and that may not be the worst thing that ever happened to him in this chapter.

2. Starting Over by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] Liked (2449 words)

Daryl and Merle start a new life in New Mexico but Daryl finds himself unable to forget about Carol.

3. What Happened to Carol by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 3] Liked (1994 words)

Carol tells her side of the story.

4. Getting Acquainted by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 3] (3052 words)

Carol settles in at the ranch s. Merle shows them around Paradise.

5. Signs of Progress by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] (3471 words)

Carol and Daryl make an agreement about their relationship and some old/new friends show up.

6. Cards on the Table by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] (2553 words)

Carol reveals to Daryl her fears that she can't make him happy. Merle talks to Delcia.

7. Bit of Fun by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] Liked (2173 words)

Carol and Daryl make decisions about their house and their lives.

8. Last Will and Testament by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 2] (3294 words)

Daryl surprises Carol with a gift and she receives a letter from a dead man.

9. The Year by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] (2995 words)

Carol frelects on her life in Texas and begins matchmaking.

10. The Talk by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] Liked (2542 words)

Carol and Merle have a long talk. This chapter does include some flashbacks of the abuse Carol suffered during her marriage to Ed. You are warned. It's not too descrptive but it is essential to ther story.

11. Work in Progress by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] (2837 words)

Daryl realizes that relationships are give and take. 

12. I Love You Truly by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 2] (3276 words)

Merle talks about his first meeting with Delcia. Daryl and Carol enjoy some private time. So there will be be semi-explicit sex. Kind of like if Disney did smut.  


13. One Drop at a Time by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 1] (2803 words)

The gang goes to the Grand Canyon. 

14. Letting Go by Booksrbetter [Reviews - 0] (2553 words)

Delcia makes an important decision.