She defends herself against the infected until Riley can arrive to help her; however, her friend is ambushed by another infected. She realizes that the girl from earlier stole it from her and throws a fit, baffled by how she could have taken it without Ellie noticing. She also sensed that Joel planned to leave her with Tommy, leading her to run away to an abandoned ranch house. Joel grew up in Texas with his brother Tommy. Riley tries to explain that they were the ones who threw the smoke bombs, but is knocked unconscious by one of the members.
Druckmann views The Last of Us as a coming of age story, in which Ellie adapts to survival after spending time with Joel, as well as an exploration of how willing a father is to save his child. Sam was the only character Ellie met on her cross-country journey to be near her age. Before she died, Ellie's mother, Anna, asked Marlene to watch Ellie. Archived from on June 8, 2013. Do you think that's true? Ellie notices a way out but Riley refuses to leave and runs for a gun near one of the men.
Ellie watches James butcher a human body. The for the game has Ellie playing a guitar and singing. You really gonna go through with this? However, before he can harm her, Ellie hits him with a brick. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older. After experiencing a traumatizing encounter in the Winter, where Ellie is nearly raped and murdered by a band of cannibals and their leader David, she becomes withdrawn and introverted. In those cases, Joel will usually lift Ellie up on his shoulder and boost her up.
The player can upgrade weapons at workbenches using collected items. . He makes use of broken plates on the floor throughout the building to find Ellie if she steps on them. Players use firearms and , and can use to defend against hostile humans and creatures infected by a mutated strain of the fungus.
She frequently remarks her amusement upon finding interesting collectibles throughout her trip, which often clashes with Joel's physical indifference. Joel is going to teach Ellie how to play the guitar and how to swim. Just as the fall draws in, the two find Tommy in a providing electricity to a revived permanent community. As a result, she grew up in an oppressive military Quarantine Zone in , Massachusetts, with little knowledge of the world before infection. She was immediately cautious around him and his friend.
Looking for the Fireflies Fall arrives as Joel and Ellie reach Jackson County in Wyoming, where Joel believes his brother Tommy, a former member of the Fireflies, can show them their location. Full infection normally occurs in under two days, but Ellie claims she was infected three weeks ago and that her immunity may lead to a cure. When Joel gets stuck in one of Bill's traps, Ellie works to free him from, avoiding the approaching Infected and providing Joel with ammunition to cover her. Ellie provokes them, but is saved by a as their leader prepares to attack her. Riley leads them out of a window onto scaffolding. As they flee, Sarah is shot by a soldier and dies in Joel's arms.
Riley tells her to give up on getting them back, but Ellie remains determined to steal them back. Archived from on October 28, 2013. The two decide to enter a building via the balcony in order to get off the streets. I'm scared of ending up alone. Joel is told this information by Marlene.
Riley evades the question and continues onward. While Joel starts mumbling to himself, trying to remember the joke, Ellie interrupts. In the suburbs of , Joel flees the chaos with his brother Tommy and daughter Sarah. Meanwhile, Joel recovers from his wounds and sets out to find Ellie. Prior to its release, it received numerous awards for its previews at. On the way out, Joel manages to kill him, and make his way through the , managing to save Ellie from the operating room.