Originally Posted by chaz99
As far as the "we can't spare the ammunition" argument goes, as far as the game is concerned, I really doubt that that is an issue. Carley has the gun and we are not told how many rds she has and as far as we know she could be packing thousands of rounds around with her. We just offed six walkers with one round.
The question is more a philosophical one- does someone have the right to choose how they die if die they must? Speaking as someone who has worked with sick people for decades, I have to say that I believe they do. My point is that Irene has chosen this way out, and in context of the likely event of her turning into a walker post mortem it can also be argued that her choice is one that would benefit the rest of humanity. It is in the interest of the survivors and those who want to survive the ZA that there not be another walker if it can be prevented.
We see like, two magazines in Carley's purse (and we never see her carry anything else), she's not exactly lugging around a crate of ammunition. That does put an upper limit on how much she realistically has with her, so it is a legitimate concern. It's a survival scenario: that weapon and its ammunition is not only the group's primary method of self-defense, but potentially its only method for gathering food as well (i.e. hunting) as well. Your right to choose how you die stops when it interferes with my ability to stay alive.
That said, I could've justified the use of a round (though I can understand why others wouldn't), but the way the choice was presented; i.e. give the crazy acting woman the group's only
gun, the answer will be "no" all day long.