The wind blows freely down the corridor of what was once a canyon of skyscrapers populated by million-dollar businesses, employees in suits and citizens on cell phones. A constant stream of yellow taxi cabs used to flow steadily down the asphalt streets. Now, Mother Nature has reclaimed what was hers, and vegetation engulfs the massive cities in patches. A modern pandemic outsmarted our civilized medicine, so our cities now lie abandoned, and what's left of the American population is forced to do whatever it takes to survive.
Neighbors who were friends, now kill each other for a loaf of bread — or a rifle — whatever they can get their hands on to help them live another day. In this decimated democracy, two individuals join up to work together and attempt a dangerous journey across the country. Will these two be able to survive the trek — or will they be The Last of Us?