Find out all about the new character in The Last Of Us 2: Abby!
The Last of Us 2 is finally out! Players discover all kinds of new characters in The Last of Us: Part 2. And one of the most important new faces is that of Abby. At first, she seems to be an innocent secondary character. Because the players put themselves in her place when she meets two familiar people in the woods. But moments later, it all crumbles when she does something unthinkable.
You would think that The Last of Us 2 expect players to instantly hate Abby for what it does. But as the game reveals its story, and how much more tragic it is than that of others. It becomes easier to sympathize with her and see where she comes from. Even if players don’t agree with his actions. It is difficult not to understand them to some extent.
Players should browse through the entire game and see the end of The Last of Us: Part 2 in order to fully grasp Abby’s story. But once they have realized all that this character has gone through. The similarities between her and Ellie are striking, and also hard to ignore.
What’s the story of Abby in The Last Of Us 2?
Abby seems ruthless when players meet it for the first time. But The Last of Us 2 tries to change the player’s opinion when he is forced to play for him during the second half of the game. The player learns more about Abby’s story and why she did what she did. Although it is probably still difficult for many players to get used to a character responsible for the things she has done. This turnaround helped to give a little humanity to Abby.
Abby is a member of the Western Liberation Front while tracking down Joel and Ellie. But she and her family were members of the Fireflies. The group she takes with her are her former Fireflie comrades. They joined the WLF alongside him when the Fireflies disbanded after losing Ellie at the end of The Last of Us. But Abby is not just any old Firefly.
Rather, his father was one of the leading doctors at the forefront of developing a cure or vaccine for the infection. By playing the role ofAbby, the players learn how Joël killed his father while she was trying to save Ellie from the operation. AlthoughAbby didn’t see his father die. She accidentally fell on her bloodied body in the operating room soon after.
Why does she have this behavior?
In the end, it turns out that‘Abby is just a grieving girl trying to get revenge for the death of her father, like Ellie. She is angry at both the death of her father and the fact that they are not about to come up with a cure. Because the game clearly shows that his father was one of the only doctors with the skills to make a vaccine. She suffered an indescribable loss for someone of her young age. In the end, it’s scary to see how much Abby looks like Joel and Ellie. She was just trying to survive in the post-apocalyptic desert with her loved ones as best they could.
Abby is a central figure in The Last of Us: Part 2. And even if fans feel programmed to hate her at the start of the game, learning more about her story clearly shows that she is not the huge enemy that is easy to see in her.