Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
There's no time for
hesitation, and the possibility to have the horrors Rick and the group
endured in Woodbury, being brought to the prison, force Rick to take
drastic decisions. And be ready for the worst.