HBO’s show The Last of Us episode 2 came to conclusion with a tragic death scene that has taken fans to social media.
The Last of Us is a TV adaptation of a PlayStation video game with the same name starring Pedro Pascal as Joel Miller, who is a black market smuggler and weathered zombie-apocalypse survivor.
Spoiler, the episode 2 of the show follows Joel, Tess, and Ellie who escape Federal Disaster Response Agency’s (FEDRA) quarantine zone soldiers only to have themselves nearly killed by Clickers, which is a horrific stage of the cordyceps infection.
During their escape, one Clicker manages to sink their teeth into Tess, that resulted into her devastating fate.
Tess uses her last moments to give Joel and Ellie chance to run away by infecting the State House’s lobby in gasoline and igniting it upon the urrival of a horde.
After watching this heart wrenching scene fans took to social media to share their grief and surprising disgust over her death.
#TheLastOfUs #tlou god the change from soldiers killing tess to the mob of infected… this episode has yet again proven how much care and heart was put into this series… such a love letter to the ones who played the game like myself.
— abby 🎱 (@abbysworlld96) January 23, 2023
me like i didn’t watch tess die several times #TheLastOfUs pic.twitter.com/yrTV6hPuh7
— tadashis widow (@y3nah) January 23, 2023
#TheLastOfUs SPOILERS for those who have played the game
Tess burning herself and blowing herself up to kill off a swarm of infected feels like a more heroic death than in the game trying to fight off FEDRA soldiers before getting gunned down herself
— Brendon Smith🏳️🌈 (@bigdogXVI) January 23, 2023
THEY MADE TESS’ DEATH EVEN SADDER WHAT THE HELL HBO 😭😭😭 Anna Torv performance was heartbreaking pic.twitter.com/IFHFgAicEN
— chris (@chrisdadeviant) January 23, 2023
According to the official plotline of the show, the two main protagonists Joel and his partner Tess are assigned by Marlene who is the leader of the militant revolutionary group known as the Fireflies to escort 14-year-old Ellie out of the Boston Quarantine Zone and to a group of Firefly soldiers on the other side of the city.
The first episode of this series adaptation was debuted on HBO Max January 15, 2023.[via]