At some point during the outbreak, Celeste was born and joined a community in Ohio.
Celeste is among the many residents enjoying the Halloween festivities in the main square of the city. She is the lucky winner of the children's costume contest as announced by Pamela Milton, having dressed like hometown hero Mercer. Celeste is overjoyed and is invited up to the stage to take pictures. She is also given 10 lottery tickets much to her delight and to the crowd's awe.
- "New Haunts" (No Lines)
- Celeste was portrayed by Maya Victory Payton, the daughter of Khary Payton who portrays Ezekiel Sutton.
- She was credited as Little Mercer on the AMC press site for "New Haunts".