Despite his faults, his combat skill and general care for all members of the group have led him to be looked up to, and allowed him to take the leadership role within the group.Rick is strongly non-religious, admitting to never have been much of a believer and instead puts his faith in his family and the group members around him.
His moral compass is challenged in many ways and he, in an attempt to prevent more death and loss, begins to shut everybody else out when he is forced to kill Shane.Despite this, Rick is able to use his leadership skills and combat abilities to keep the group alive for many months following the destruction of Hershel Greene's farm, where they were taking refuge, and lead the group in taking the abandoned and overrun West Georgia Correctional Facility, using desperate survival tactics they had come to learn on the road all winter.After Lori's death, Rick becomes very emotionally unstable, and it is not until just before the group learns of the Woodbury threat that Rick comes back to his senses. Rick's greatest fault, perhaps, is his uncanny ability to place responsibility on himself and set for himself goals that are impossible to reach. Rick is typically calm, smart, and a good friend and father, but he will often stubbornly cling to his strong personal moral code, which has resulted in numerous bad calls and extra stress within the group.
As the series progresses, Rick gradually becomes darker and more hardened, doing whatever it takes to keep his group safe from danger. After he finds his wife and son, along with a group of survivors, he gradually takes on the role of their leader in search of a safe haven. because I haven't felt it since before I woke up in that hospital bed.... He travels to Atlanta, Georgia, in search of his wife, Lori, and his son, Carl, who have traveled to Atlanta with his best friend, Shane Walsh, in search of a safe haven. He is a former sheriff deputy with the King County Sheriff's Department, who was shot in the line of duty and fell into a coma, only to wake up and find himself in the midst of the apocalypse. let me show you." Rick Grimes is the protagonist and a survivor of the outbreak in AMC's The Walking Dead.This has, on various occasions, put Rick at odds with both Lori and Shane, and often weighs heavily on his mind.