After the epic reunion of Riley and Ellie turned into a horror show, The Last of Us has left us hanging on the Joel situation. The American post-apocalyptic drama is based on a video game developed by Naughty Dog. The series has earned a massive amount of viewership & love from its audience. As the season’s finale is approaching, the show is becoming more & more thriller and emotional.
The chances of Joel’s survival are slim, but Ellie is not ready to lose him too. Fans want to know what’ll happen in The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 8.
Before we start with the theories regarding the upcoming episode, let’s rewind to understand what has happened so far in the series. The HBO series revolves around post-apocalyptic times as after 20 years of a mass fungal infection breakdown, the only hope is Ellie. She’s immune to the virus and Joel is tasked to smuggle her across the United States.
As they start their journey, they both make new friends and enemies. However, in the end, they are alone at the end. In the sixth episode, we saw Joel in a critical situation & episode 7 showed glimpses of his growing illness. Will he die? Will Ellie be left alone again? All of the answers are in The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 8.
The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 8 Release Date
On February 26, 2023, in Episode 7, got out in which we saw how Ellie somehow sheltered herself from Joel’s bleeding body. Despite, his persuasion to go North to Tommy, Ellie doesn’t want to leave. She keeps doing whatever she can to save Joel while the infection isn’t the only this she’s concerned about since there are many dangerous people on their way to kill them.
On March 5, 2023, The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 8 will air in which we can expect to watch the transformation of Ellie into a fighter. Let’s hope that Joel will soon survive, while Ellie is not gone for too long. While we are closer to the series finale and let’s hope Joel will survive.
The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 8 Promo
Watch the preview down below to get a sneak peek of what might happen in the new episode of The Last of Us.
The Last of Us Season 1 Episode 7 Recap
After the dramatic end of the seventh episode, fans are still mourning the loss of Riley. Both shared a beautiful moment after understanding that both had a crush on each other. After Ellie’s first kiss with her first crush, both got attacked by a Clicker. Both the girls kill the clicker but get bitten in the process. Although when Ellie learns about her immunity, Riley isn’t doing so well.
Maybe that’s the focal point of Ellie being alone in The Last of Us universe. Her desire to save Joel despite, his support, she can’t lose another person she cares about. In the end, we see Ellie finds a tool with which she can stitch Joel’s wound. Regardless, the infection seems to be a big concern, but not bigger than the people who want to kill her. With the decision to not run away towards safety alone, her character is evolving into a fighter for Joel’s sake.