The following door neighbors
Within the recreation, Joel and Sarah dwell subsequent door to the Coopers. Poor, unlucky Jimmy Cooper turns into the primary contaminated person who Joel and Sarah cross paths with, and Joel shoots him lifeless after breaking into their home.
Within the collection, Joel and Sarah dwell subsequent door to the Adlers—and boy, can we get to know them a bit extra intimately. It’s revealed that Sarah typically goes subsequent door to spend time with the Adlers, together with grownup neighbor Connie and her ailing, aged mom. We see Sarah pay them a go to after college, which fits innocently sufficient, till the previous lady begins to mutate behind Sarah’s again whereas she’s selecting out a film to convey dwelling.
The following morning, the Adlers’ terrified canine will get Sarah’s consideration by leaping up towards her household room window, startling Sarah and forcing her exterior. As soon as there, she hears a crashing noise subsequent door and trepidatiously enters the Adler home. As soon as inside, she slips on some blood earlier than discovering the older lady feasting on the neck of Connie, her personal daughter, with a mysterious fungus popping out of her mouth.
They warned us about this.
The curious case of Robert
A infamous and untrustworthy arms seller, Robert is performed by Robin Atkin Downes within the recreation. He was alleged to promote weapons to Joel and Tess—performed by Annie Wersching—but it surely’s revealed that he unloaded them elsewhere. This, after all, would not sit properly with Joel and Tess—in order that they confront him at his previous warehouse in Space 5.
As soon as there, Robert tells them that he offered the weapons to militia group the Fireflies. Incensed, Tess shoots him within the head and kills him.
Whereas within the collection, after we first meet Tess (Torv), she’s already coping with Robert, having been crushed up by a few his males. As an alternative of weapons, nevertheless, Tess desires the truck battery that Robert offered them. As an alternative of telling Joel, although, Tess says she’ll stay silent about the entire thing if Robert lets her “go dwelling and drink till my face stops hurting.”
That is when the room they’re in blows up, permitting Tess to flee.
Joel and Tess vow to search out Robert, get the battery and discover their solution to Joel’s brother Tommy (Luna). By the point they discover Robert, nevertheless, he is already lifeless after an obvious assault by a member of the contaminated. He is additionally mendacity subsequent to the battery, which not works.
At the very least Tess’ fingers are clear.