The article discusses the shocking death of Travis in Fear The Walking Dead and how it was a turning point for the show. Travis was a moral compass for the series but was killed off to allow other characters to shine. The abruptness of his death scene and the actor's involvement in the Avatar sequels indicated that it was coming. The article also mentions other surprising deaths in the show and how Travis' death pushed the series in new directions. The showrunner admitted that Travis' death was the best way for the story to progress.