This could be the surprising kill on the show since a character that is seldom seen unexpectedly gets a lot of screen time though I should have anticipated something. Poor Carol loses out on love affair once more, but dead Axel does the noble thing of being her body shield from the bullets.
Certainly no audience shock by determining to attack the penitentiary and lying to Andrea. Recall when folks wondered it seemed this huge construction was concealed and where the penitentiary was? It gets you wonder why it took so long for it to be inhabited, and appears like everyone stumbles upon it within seconds.