The Last of Us followers assume they’ve noticed a significant Season 2 character within the last episode of the HBO sequence.
Warning: The following comprises spoilers for Episode 9 of The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II.
As noticed by DomTheBomb on Twitter, throughout Episode 9 of The Last of Us when Joel is making his manner by the hospital and taking down Fireflies to take again Ellie, a shadowy determine may be seen operating away from Joel as one other Firefly fires again to cowl them. Fans consider that is Abby Anderson, the daughter of the principle surgeon Joel kills on the finish of the episode and a significant character from The Last of Us Part II.
An individual coated in a shadow with a braid that ran away and escaped may be seen within the hospital might this be Abby?! 🤔 #TheLastofUs pic.twitter.com/yf1k7ot4Og
— DomTheBomb (@DomTheBombYT) March 13, 2023
At first, the particular person seems to be to be one other member of the resistance group, however because the Twitter person identified, we do not see Joel kill this particular person and so they really find yourself escaping from him. The principle that this might be Abby is made much more plausible as a result of they’ve what might be an extended braid, and the best way they’re operating within the scene is similar to the best way Abby strikes within the recreation.
In The Last of Us Part II, Abby is not on the hospital when Joel kills her dad and the group of Fireflies. She arrives on the hospital throughout the aftermath. Although the character hasn’t been confirmed to be Abby, it is doable that author Neil Druckmann and showrunner Craig Mazin included this as a approach to tease her upcoming look in Season 2.
Fans additionally thought they noticed Ellie’s future girlfriend Dina in Episode 6. Druckmann and Mazin did not outright verify that this was her, however Mazin mentioned, “It’s ambiguous, somebody’s staring at Ellie… wonder who that could be, theoretically or not. We’ll find out maybe one day.”