22The Kid Next Door » by oreowrites A modern AU where the apocalypse never happens, but Joel and Ellie find each other anyways.
T, English, Family & Humor, chapters: 16, words: 26k+, favs: 14, follows: 16, updated: 9/23 published: 4/23, [Ellie, Joel] Tommy, Maria
Bella Ramsey, Pornstar by huntington1998 Bored in between filming scenes of The Last of Us for HBO and wanting to blow off steam, Bella Ramsey gets a crazy idea involving costar Pedro Pascal. Imagine Pedro and Bella's voices for maximum effect. Bella's American accent that she uses when playing Ellie is recommended but not required.
K, English, Romance, words: 540, 9/21
60The Last of Us: Child of Tess » by TheOriginalWriterGuy Born into the world 12 years before Tess' death, Jack is a bitter child conceived from Tess and Joel's unspoken union. Having endured horrific ordeals throughout his life, he eventually finds out about Joel's whereabouts as he tracks him down to a snowed-in lodge, where he comes into conflict with a group seeking revenge. Joel survives, and Jack's journey begins with him.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 24, words: 84k+, favs: 129, follows: 136, updated: 9/14 published: 1/4/2022, Ellie, Joel, Tess, OC
Fragments of Love: The Joel Miller Affair » by WriterAnna "Joel and Tommy had left behind their lives as robbers and found refuge in Maria's settlement, the story takes place three years after the apocalyptic events in The Last of Us." -I created the story to take place 3 years after the apocalyptic event, with the creation of new characters of my own. -The rights to The Last Of Us belong to its creators. -Story rating: 18.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 11k+, 9/10, Tommy, Joel, Maria
Choices » by Vanessa Team Abby Anderson Summary: Even weakened and sore, Abby needed to make an important decision before leaving Santa Barbara behind. (EllAbs!)
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 20k+, updated: 9/3 published: 8/26, Ellie, Dina, Lev, Abby
7Say What You Mean, I Wanna Be With You » by graysfully College AU with our fave apocalypse girlfriends. Just without the apocalypse part. Ellie has a great girlfriend, she's just started at the UoJ studying music, she's here to make friends and chase her dreams. But College is hard, and relationships change. So what happens when she meets these new friends? Do dreams change too? Rated T for language and for later chapters may change
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 62k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 8/23 published: 3/21, [Ellie, Dina] Joel, Jesse
1 Last of Us Movie Outline by huntington1998 Before the HBO series was made, a movie version of The Last of Us was announced. Then it entered development hell. This is my version of what it would have looked like.
K, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 8/4
2The Edge of Everything by veevienna Penelope's life was tough, abandoned by her parents. She heard her mother's cryptic message to join the Fireflies. Initially hesitant, she joined Joel and Ellie on an adventure and found comfort in their protection and humor. Joel gained two daughters, and Penelope was grateful for the unexpected turn in her life.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1, 7/31, Ellie, Joel, OC
Lyo Lateralis » by SketchLex 2 years into the global pandemic, humanity has been all but overrun by a fungal infection that turns humans into violent monsters. Val, a survivor thriving on his own, finds family in the most unlikely of places and circumstances. The group battles the daily struggles of current life and the two strains of the disease that present widely different challenges and dangers.
T, English, Adventure & Horror, chapters: 3, words: 11k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 7/28 published: 6/19
Last House in the Neighborhood by ryuzaki4 Ellie learns about a home as she searches for supplies to heal an injured Joel. Set after Colorado U
T, English, Tragedy, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 7/18
The Prey » by Waawaa After Joel becomes a target he is left with no choice but to settle it once and for all... This story is set shortly before Ellie is introduced, so contains no spoilers about the game or TV series. Of course the main characters are not my own.
T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 11, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 7/15 published: 5/5, Joel, Tess
5These Arms Are All I Have by Klaylope Mikaelson Joel tells Ellie the truth before they arrive in Jackson, and it changes everything. Updated weekly.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 9k+, favs: 6, follows: 6, 7/4, Ellie, Joel, Tommy, Maria
Still a Child by OsfortheWin12 Tommy and Maria's little boy slips out of Jackson unintentionally and thank goodness Ellie is there to once again save the day and get broken a little more in the process. Because she never has happy endings.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Sci-Fi, words: 5k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 5/25, Joel, Tommy, Maria, Dina
I'll Be There For You » by OsfortheWin12 Tess and Joel first meet and develop their alliance. - This will be a collection of Joel/Tess one shots. PROMPTS OPEN - if there is a scene you would like to see, let me know! Hurt/comfort/family category - Whump
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 4, words: 15k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 5/24 published: 4/30, Joel, Tess
467Unbound - The Last of Us story » by Justiniann Story about Benjamin Walker, a quiet boy, who leaves the comfort of his home to chase after vengeful Ellie in Seattle.
T, English, Tragedy & Romance, chapters: 51, words: 279k+, favs: 240, follows: 263, updated: 5/23 published: 7/1/2020, Ellie, OC, Dina, Jesse
Worth a Shot » by MinkeOR The arrival of strangers passing through Jackson for either trade or travel is not a strange occurrence in and of itself, but when one resident finds herself playing host to two travelers with unexpected ties to the community, she will confront old questions of what it means to live a life while just trying to survive. And what happens when they come back? What then?
T, English, Romance, chapters: 8, words: 22k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 5/14 published: 2/20, Ellie, Joel, Tommy, OC
(Emotional) Baggage » by The Readers Muse The world made little girls pretty damn shrewd these days.
T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 5/4 published: 4/27, [Bill, Frank] Ellie, Joel
13After David » by OsfortheWin12 Ellie is pregnant after Silver Lake, as well as Hannah who has journeyed back to Jackson with them. Between the two girls, their nightmares and fears, Joel thinks he'll lose his mind at the vileness of humanity. Hannah must come to terms with her father's death and Ellie must come to terms with the fact that Joel just can't help being a dad, and not just hers. See chapter warnings.
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 18, words: 61k+, favs: 16, follows: 20, updated: 5/3 published: 3/22, Ellie, Joel
1American Dreams by darthwizard Discarded by her guardian Ellie is sent to Fedra school. Set before the events of Left Behind. This canonical story centers on Ellie surviving Fedra school, meeting Riley, and learning the truth about her parents. American Dreams are supposed to end well, but not in this world.
T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, follows: 1, 5/2, Ellie, Riley, Marlene
11 Grey Journey Chapter I » by iMachine A young girl, her cousin, and her aunt try to survive in a world dominated by the fungal parasite and its hosts. After they are separated by an unforeseen threat, they choose to shed blood in hopes of being reunited. A mild reboot—an improved, direr, grittier retelling of the original.
T, English, Horror & Tragedy, chapters: 12, words: 78k+, favs: 10, follows: 9, updated: 4/20 published: 10/2/2020, Ellie, Joel, Tommy, OC
Contingency by The Readers Muse After all, Joel was the one who was still trying to figure out where he belonged.
T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 4/20, [Bill, Frank] [Joel, Tess]
1 to growing old by amukWrites Twenty-four. Ellie had never expected to reach eighteen, let alone twenty-four. Yet here she was, living in a small community with Joel, the future something to look forward to instead of fearing.
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 9, follows: 4, 4/17, Ellie, Joel
the last of us » by ramenpanda95 This story was written by chat gpt and I was bored and wanted to see if i can get it to write it out. this is purely for fun Prompt: Joel and Ellie stumble upon a small community of survivors who seem to have found a way to live a relatively peaceful life despite the outbreak. However, as they spend more time with the group, they begin to suspect that there is something sinister go
T, English, Adventure & Horror, chapters: 8, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 4/16, Ellie, Joel
The Last of Us: Bio-Engineered by Phantom-Zero-v2 This is about an experimented young boy's path to fulfill a promise that was made 4 years ago with a scientist who is the only one who sympathized with him, the only person who cares and treats him like how he should be treated when it comes to what normal kids should do. Now name Argen, he decided to fulfill that promise made that transcends both life and death.
T, English, Horror & Adventure, words: 981, favs: 2, follows: 4, 4/9, Ellie, Joel, Tommy, OC
1 The Last of Us show Pitch Meeting by Zoryan El Muerto How a popular game was pitched as a TV show, spoilers
T, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 4/2