Gary captures Kieren, believing that he and Simon are planning an attack on the villagers. Meanwhile, Simon must decide whether to kill Kieren to bring about the Second Rising or save him.
Kieren sheds his contact lenses and cover-up mousse in public for the first time, but he is wrongly accused of freeing the rabids at the GP surgery and hauled in front of the tyrannical parish council.moreless
Kieren asks Simon to try and be a normal person rather than a disciple of the Undead Prophet, with surprising results. Meanwhile, Jem goes back out on patrol with Gary, while Maxine learns about Phillip's visits to the brothel and blackmails him into lying to Sylvia about her missing son.moreless
Kieren and ULA member Simon end up together on the PDS "Give Back" scheme, dealing with rabids at the surgery. Meanwhile, Freddie Preston has enough of living in the home of his ex-wife and her new husband, and sets out to win her back.moreless
Maxine implements Victus' new PDS sufferer Give Back program, which involves forcing them to work for the community... and forbidding them from leaving. Meanwhile, Jem suffers from nightmares from her time with the HVL, and makes friends with one of her classmates.moreless
Eighteen months after the Rising, the Undead Liberation Army takes drastic action against those they consider their oppressors. Meanwhile, in Roarton Valley things start to normalize for Kieren and his family... until the Victus political party rises to power and they send a MP, Maxine Martin, to the village to enforce her party's new policies toward the undead.moreless
Kieren and Jem unexpectedly bond, while Sue seeks out counseling with Shirley and the PDS support group. Meanwhile, Gary pays Amy a visit and she soon decides to leave Roarton, Dean is imprisoned in quarantine, and Rick must decide whether to obey his father or help Kieren.moreless
While the Walkers try to keep Kieren's return to Roarton a secret, the teenager visits his own grave and meets the zombie that helped kill his last victim.
After a zombie outbreak, the government discovers a way to cure the afflicted. The Partially Deceased Syndrome sufferers are medicated and slowly integrated back into their communities by government decree. However, as former zombie Kieren Walker discovers, not everyone is willing to follow the law and accept the former flesh-eaters back into their community.moreless