The letter A has been cropping up ever since the beginning of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and it was ever spotted in the recent trailer that was released at San Diego Comic-Con.
There was an A visible outside the train that Rick and his fellow survivors were packed into in season four when they were trying to make their way to Terminus.
Then, there was the episode in which the survivors finally reach Terminus being called A for some unknown reason.
Jessie Anderson (Alexandra Breckenridge) then stamped the letter onto people’s hands in Alexandria, which just added to the mystery.
The letter made another appearance in season eight when Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) was locked up in the Sanctuary.
Daryl’s prison uniform had the letter on it, and it was also seen inside the container that Rick was locked up in at the rubbish heap.
What could this letter mean, and could it be pointing towards a bigger story that Andrew’s Rick will be a part of in the future?
There’s not much known about what will happen exactly in season nine yet, but the letter A has already been spotted in the season’s trailer.
The helicopter that flies over one of the character’s head in the trailer had a big A written on it clear as day.
Some rumours are suggesting that it means that Rick will finally find out where those helicopters are going, and that it could have something to do with Washington DC and the military.
This suggests that Rick could end up surviving beyond season nine, which brings new meaning to Andrew’s words during The Walking Dead’s Comic-Con panel.
“My relationship with Mr. Grimes is far from over,” he teased, which sent the audience wild.
Andrew also went on to reveal the real reason behind his decision to leave the show after being part of it since the very beginning.
“Now hear me out, please, please. I love this show,” he told the audience, who were in a bit of state after he had just confirmed his exit.
“It means everything to me. I love the people who make this show — I promised not to cry, I’ve done enough crying on screen.
“I’m particularly fond of the people who watch the show. You people. This has been the most extraordinary, amazing, and beautiful experience of my career.”
His departure “was something that I started to think about as my children got older and less portable”.
The Walking Dead season nine will air later this year on Fox.