Based on some details he's evaded and what he's seen for
himself, we know that she grew up in the Boston quarantine
zone without her parents. She has no boyfriend. He had a
friend who knew how to pull off the infamous finishing move
in the Mortal Kombat II video game. He loves the comic
series "Savage Starlight". He finds whiskey disgusting .He's
crazy about Will Livingston's "No Pun Intended" lines. He
witnessed firsthand the shooting and violence in Boston.
And he contracted the deadly Cordyceps infection while
exploring a closed mall. About 95% of this week's episode is
an extended recap of Ellie's life in QZ as she currently tries
to keep an injured Joel alive. Most of what we see in
flashbacks confirms what we already knew. But some
details are a little different, and those details are important.
For example: Ellie wasn't raised solely by FEDRA; she was