Originally Posted by StanleyStutters
Also with the Sophia situation and Carl killing Lori after she gave the birth the show has already proven they're not afraid of having dark moments or of killing off major characters.
Since when was Sophia ever a major character?
And Lori was probably the most hated character until then.
Shane is different. Sure he went absolutely crazy but at least he brought some spice and violence within the group which no other character really does.