Willow is the daughter of Negan, Negan the feared killer. When the out-break started with the dead eating the living she loses her mother Lucile. Her father never truly got over the lose of her mother. He dose make an "safe" place for them. The Sanctuary. She hoped that her father was right but he was dead wrong. It was indeed safe, strong and growing in numbers. It also changed the bond between Negan and Willow, He began to push her away and drown himself with power and lust. Only after Willow snaps and confesses how she feels about her father's rules she leaves. When she does leave, she runs into these guys on horses. One welcomed her back with them his name was..Jesus.