Last week on Fear the Walking Dead, Daniel Salazar made his much anticipated return. Where has he been? How has he survived? Let’s find out…
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Daniel Salazar (Rueben Blades) walked out of the fire with just a burnt leg. He made his way to a nearby town and quickly encountered the dead. The first time, Daniel was saved by a barking dog. The second time, he was saved by a man named Efrain (Jesse Borrego).
Efrain takes Daniel to a water fountain. The fountain is dry. Efrain says the water flows every Tuesday at 5PM. Daniel drinks from the fountain and Efrain fills up a bottle and the two leave. Efrain takes the water to a family in need.
A truck of armed men drive by. The family hides Efrain and Daniel. Daniel gets out of the rickshaw and screams in pain. Daniel passes out from the pain.
Efrain takes Daniel to see Lola (Lisandra Tena). Lola says that she has to scrape Daniel’s leg in order to save it. Daniel is delirious. Lola treats Daniel’s leg, despite his screams.
Ruben Blades as Daniel Salazar, Jesse Borrego as Efrain Morales – Fear the Walking Dead _ Season 3, Episode 4 – Photo Credit: Richard Foreman, Jr/AMC
Daniel takes some time to heal. He goes scavenging with Efrain. They encounter an infected man. Efrain restrains the infected. He says a prayer before driving a nail into his head.
Daniel asks Efrain if he was a priest. Efrain replies that he’s been a lot of things. He holds a flask and says he found his true calling.
The two eat at Efrain’s hideout. Daniel offers to cut Efrain’s hair as payback for helping Daniel. Efrain knows Daniel is leaving. He asks who Daniel is looking for. His daughter, Ofelia (Mercedes Mason). This is when Daniel tells Efrain about the fire.
Daniel admits that he wasn’t in his right mind when he started the fire at the Abigail estate. He says he woke up and everyone was dead. He’s afraid that he killed Ofelia as well.
Efrain tells Daniel that there is no one left to judge Daniel for his sins. He falls asleep as he’s talking to Daniel. Daniel decides to leave.
Daniel has to walk with a cane. He encounters an infected and uses the cane to get rid of it. A much bigger infected stands over Daniel. Daniel knows he cannot fight the infected. He gets on his knees ready to die and a bolt of lightning strikes the infected. Daniel is knocked unconscious from the blast.
Two dam workers discover Daniel while cleaning up the infected around the Gonzalez Dam. They take him to Lola.
Lola tells Daniel that the dam is runs on gas powered generators. After the fall of Tijuana, the Municipal President Dante …read more