From Jackson to Santa Barbara, this is how Naughty Dog conceptualized Ellie's journey, told via concept art officially posted to ArtStation.
What starts as a normal patrol ends up as a life-changing event for Ellie.
Floren Leburn, Naughty Dog
Richard Lyons, Naughty Dog
After Joel is killed at the hands of Abby, Ellie sets off on a quest for revenge.
Ellie journeys from Jackson, Wyoming to Seattle, Washington to find Abby
Florent Lebrun, Naughty Dog
While trying to find fuel in Seattle, Ellie and Dina enter a synagogue and discuss faith in a post-apocalyptic world
Justin Wentz, Naughty Dog
After a series of near-death experiences, Ellie ventures to a hospital in search of Abby.
Ellie makes her way to the Seattle hospital and starts to lose herself, brutally killing someone to get a lead on Abby's location.
Ellie ventures to an aquarium to find not Abby, but a pair of her friends.
Abby confronts Ellie at her hideout in an old theater but decides to spare her once again.
Years later, Ellie abandons everyone she loves to track Abby to Santa Barbara.
Environment Artist Adam Littledale, Naughty Dog
Ellie finds Abby being held captive by slavers, and only after one final fight does she finally let Abby go.