By Andrew Wheeler ~ Assistant Opinion Editor
People may all be very distinct from one another, but one fear I would be pressed to believe we don’t all share is the thought of losing someone we love.
While some may write off The Last of Us as simply another zombie apocalypse-type story, the reality is really more focused on a theme of learning to cope with death and push forward. We watch protagonist Joel lose his beloved daughter mere minutes into the experience, and from then on, we continue to get hit with the pressures of this apocalyptic world. The setting may seem fantastical, but the themes at the heart of the narrative are very real.(more…)