Zombie outbreak happens, Joel escapes with his daughter. His daughter gets shot by a soldier in the chaos and dies.
[[Joel escapes]]Most of civilization has been destroyed, survivors live in quaratine zones. Joel is working as a smuggler with his friend Tess.
They hunt down an arms dealer to recover a stolen weapon cache. The arms dealer revealed that he traded goods to a rebel group.
The leader of the rebel group promised to double the stolen cache and return it to Joel if he agrees to smuggle a girl to the rebel group outside the quartine zone.
[[They do it]][[20 years pass]]Joel, Tess and Ellie (the girl) sneaks out at night.
Joel discovers that she is infected, but she hasn't turned into a zombie.
Tess reveals that she has been bitten, sacrificing herself; believing that Ellie's immunity might be the key to cure infection.
[[Joel and Ellie escape and find Tommy, Joel's brother]] Tommy has assembled a foritified settlement near a dam with his wife. Joel considered leaving Ellie with Tommy. It's safe, technically Tommy is a part of the rebel group...
[[Joel leaves Ellie with Tommy]]
[[Joel takes Tommy's advice and leaves for the university with Ellie]] Tommy disapproves of Joel's choice, this is not his job.
But even he has a code of ethics.
[[Tommy attempts to bring Ellie to the university, along with some of his men.]] They find the university abandoned, and learned that the rebels moved to a hospital in salt lake city
As they leave, they are attacked by bandits and joel is severly wounded.
eventually they reach the hospital and joel hands ellie over to the rebelsWhen they arrive to the university they find out that the rebels have moved to a hospital in salt lake city.
As they leave for the hospital, they are attacked by bandits.
[[Tommy and his crew was wiped out by the bandits, Ellie manages to escape]]
Ellie travels alone to the hospital.
On the way, she witnesses the rebels act very immorally; she realizes that the rebels are no better than the very forces they fight against.
She overhears that they intend to kill her to try to create a cure for the disease.
[[She decides that staying with the government might be the better choice]]
[[She sacrifices herself to the rebels]] On the way back to the quaratine zones, she is not careful and dies to a zombie attack The rebels successfully created a vaccine, but they choose instead to sell the vaccine to people for a very high price.
What a capitalistic society