'The Last of Us: Clickers, Flour Theory, Changes From

Us: Clickers, Flour Theory, Changes From

SPOILER ALERT: This

interview contains spoilers from Episode 2 of “The Last of Us,” now streaming on HBO

The latest

episode of HBO’s “The Last of Us” has unleashed a terrifying creature that would

The monstrous,

infected clickers made their TV debut in Episode 2 of “The Last of Us,” which is

In the

original “Last of Us” video game — released for PlayStation 3 in 2013 — facing a clicker unprepared meant

A player

must stealthily sneak around the monsters, or blast several gunshots directly at their overgrown skulls

After Tess

is bitten by a clicker, she hides her fatal injury until they reach the Capitol

But instead

of finding Firefly soldiers, all that’s waiting for the trio are infected corpses

In one

final act of heroism, Tess urges Joel to take Ellie onward to find a cordyceps

As infected

humans surge toward Tess, she stands perfectly still and attempts to ignite a cache of

Creators Craig

Mazin and Neil Druckmann talked through the flashback to Variety, as well as that grotesque

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