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I'm Dani and I'm kind of obsessed with The Last of Us.

It's pretty much the best game ever :)

I used to write a lot, but I stopped a few years ago. I really want to get back into it and I'm hoping that this will help!

Hopefully some new stories will be posted soon!

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The Coming Storm by iStorm reviews
One year after the end of their fateful journey, Ellie finally confronts Joel on his lie and his reasoning behind it, and as a result, they grow further apart. However, when a tragic incident leaves Joel bitten by Infected, the two come to terms with what they mean to each other. But, by some miracle, what if Joel shared Ellie's terrible gift? (Cover Art created by iaterocks)
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Suspense - Chapters: 12 - Words: 61,191 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 3/1 - Published: 4/27/2014 - Ellie, Joel
What Might Have Been by MaryAnn1819 reviews
Katniss struggles to survive life in District 12 and begins to reconsider her feelings for her best friend. AU. No games.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 84,616 - Reviews: 513 - Favs: 250 - Follows: 324 - Updated: 2/22 - Published: 10/22/2012 - Katniss E., Gale H.
Bright Eyes by Berneri reviews
Ellie. Joel. Jackson. Pretty familiar starting point. But something is different. Someone comes to their lives unexpectedly. Someone fluffy. Tommy's settlement may seem like a safe place to live, but in this world you can never let your guard down.
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 40,123 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 2/20 - Published: 12/31/2013 - Ellie, Joel, Tommy, Maria
Vanishing Grace by findsomethingtofightfor reviews
A series of father/daughter moments between Joel and Ellie as they create a home in their new living situation at Tommy's. Tension about Joel's big lie builds between the two and they discover how much they really mean to each other.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,004 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 8/31/2014 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Ellie, Joel
The Last of Our Memories by MoonlitxAngel reviews
He never wanted her to find out this way. He'd never thought in his wildest dreams that she would ever find out the way she had. Now, with her memory gone, Ellie has to find herself again and fight to keep her sanity as her immunity starts to work against her... Rated T to be safe.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,379 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 8/30/2014 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Ellie, Joel
These Days by unnbrella reviews
After two years, Joel finally works off his long-awaited promise of teaching Ellie how to play guitar.
Last of Us - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,069 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Ellie, Joel
You Could Still Be by WrittenConstellations reviews
Things should be comfortable for them, here in Tommy's make shift town—but a warm bed to sleep in and food to eat every night doesn't change the fact that Ellie, by all means, should be dead. She still doesn't know what happened back in Salt Lake City, but she has a feeling she really doesn't want to know. She asks anyway.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,973 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/5/2014 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Life in Death by RepeatIt reviews
She wears the mask well, but it's only a mask, and a mask can be ripped off. As much as it hurts, as much as it stings to admit, she's been carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders for too long, and it's time to let go, let mankind fix itself. Easier said than done. [Update: final chapter has finally been posted.]
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 48,088 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 7/1/2014 - Published: 2/17/2014 - Ellie, Joel, Marlene, David
Broken Dreams by Bec.Be.Beck reviews
There just like everyone else, who experience things that go through our everyday life: dreaming. But, unfortunately, dreams can lead into such terrifying nightmares. How do they learn to cope with it? They got each each other, to handle this together.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,311 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/13/2014 - Published: 5/5/2014 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Joel's Birthday by Luciferine reviews
Eighth installment of the Straight on 'Til Morning Series. On an anniversary he'd rather forget, Joel closes himself off from everything and everyone to grieve. Fortunately for him, Ellie isn't so easily deterred. Set around the same time as Counting Stars. Cross-posted from Tumblr.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,324 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/13/2014 - Ellie, Joel, Tommy, Maria - Complete
Knightingale by DBlaZe reviews
What if Snow used the Quarter Quell to punish Katniss in a different way? The new rule: the chosen tribute picks a partner. Snow sends Prim to the games, but not wanting him to get his way, Gale volunteers as her partner. The Games are just the beginning. Spanning from the announcement of quarter quell through the end of the series. Multiple and evolving pairings.
Hunger Games - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 198,301 - Reviews: 629 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 330 - Updated: 5/17/2014 - Published: 3/28/2012 - Gale H., Katniss E.
Nightlock by S.M. Koz reviews
If you weren't ready for the adventures of Katniss, Peeta, and Gale to end, check out this fourth book in the series. What if Katniss didn't kill Coin? What if things turned out differently for Gale? Follow the trio as Katniss tries to figure out her heart and save the world. Plenty of Peeta and Gale to please folks on either team.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 41 - Words: 102,931 - Reviews: 336 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 5/4/2014 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Katniss E., Gale H. - Complete
Aftermath: Part III by thehammerofthor reviews
Third Part of the Aftermath series. The events that transpired in Part II have forced Ellie and Joel out of Jackson, but they aren't together. Now, each find themselves in unfamiliar territory, bracing to survive the oncoming winter without each other's company. The fracture in their relationship may prove insurmountable as they each cope with the miles that stand between them.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 65,842 - Reviews: 358 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 4/22/2014 - Published: 2/3/2014 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
The Last of Us: Yesterday Remains by Dale O. Murphy reviews
Joel's intervention to save Ellie has threatened the integrity of their relationship, which is paramount to survival in their ravaged world. They've found sanctuary in Tommy's dam, a structure strong enough to stop evil getting in. The question is, are the monsters outside the only thing they have to be frightened of...
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,801 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 3/24/2014 - Published: 2/23/2014 - Ellie, Joel
I'm No Hero by CoffeeHound reviews
Set approximately seven months after the incident with the fireflies, Joel is attempting to give Ellie the semblance of a normal life in Jackson. She gets to be a little girl, he gets to be a father again. However, events of the past are eating away at Joel, and he knows he can't keep this lie up forever. Rated M for excessive language. Spoilers.
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,235 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/16/2014 - Published: 1/2/2014 - Ellie, Joel
Home is where the heart is by Mik Sunrider reviews
*update will be on May 15 th Sorry but things* Ellie and Joel return to Jackson, to find peace and security, if the universe would just let them. Follow their adventure as they live, love and survive, in the world where each moment could be your last.
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 78,074 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 1/22/2014 - Published: 6/30/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Bittersweet by pingipenguin reviews
In a world as hard as theirs, moment such as these were a rare commodity indeed. A touching scene in Jackson leaves Joel floundering in the aftermath of old wounds as Ellie, true to form, tries to pick up the pieces.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,452 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/18/2014 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Something Like Danger by sinking815 reviews
The next few minutes feel agonizingly slow. It seems with every passing second, my breath grows louder, the shuffles and whimpers of my scared family heightened in the stillness. If this continues for much longer, I'm certain the Peacekeeper will turn and find us... AU retell of Catching Fire. G/K
Hunger Games - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 43,053 - Reviews: 452 - Favs: 397 - Follows: 520 - Updated: 1/8/2014 - Published: 8/14/2011 - Katniss E., Gale H.
No Place For A Hero by thatgirlwhowritessometimes reviews
Mankind was supposed to fail so they could learn from their mistakes, and Joel learned his mistake was his humanity. Because even in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, their worst enemy was still their own kind. He thought there was no hope for their race, and it took a fourteen-year-old girl to show him otherwise. Rated T for language. (FINISHED!)
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,660 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/28/2013 - Published: 9/14/2013 - Ellie, Joel, Tess, Marlene - Complete
Days Beyond Us by Azurixx reviews
You never know what will happen in the days beyond surviving. Joel struggles into a leadership among a group of survivors. Ellie becomes conflicted and must find new desires to living. All while a murderous army arise with a dangerous vaccine. Lives will be at risk, bonds will be tested and shocking surprises will appear in this emotional journey.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 36,883 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 10/27/2013 - Published: 9/2/2013 - Ellie, Joel
The Restless Kind by Luxuride reviews
Multishot, set during various points in the campaign. This is an attempt to fill in some of the blanks between the seasons with angsty, sweet, and simple moments shared between Joel and Ellie - because as perfect as I think the Last of Us is, I just need more of these two. Joel/Ellie friendship.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,866 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/8/2013 - Ellie, Joel
Aftermath: Part I by thehammerofthor reviews
This story bridges the gap between Winter and Spring. Joel witnesses the change that takes place in Ellie after the toll the Winter season takes on her, and does his best to help her deal with it while they press on towards Salt Lake City. The pair encounter obstacles, Infected, hunters, and plenty new experiences along the way. Concludes at the beginning of Spring in the game.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 30,125 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 234 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 8/31/2013 - Published: 7/25/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Counting Stars by Luciferine reviews
Fourth installment of the 'Straight on 'Til Morning' Series. A series of mostly unconnected oneshots set in SOTM 'Verse. An introspection of life at the dam, and how Joel and Ellie do (or don't) fit into it. Ratings are T and up unless otherwise specified. Pre- Joel/Ellie, Maria/Tommy
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 30,959 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 7/21/2013 - Published: 7/8/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
father figure by xoVanilla-Bean reviews
It really sucks being so attached to him. Ellie&Joel drabbles.
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,260 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 7/15/2013 - Published: 6/22/2013 - Ellie, Joel, Maria, Tommy
Fighting to Keep You Here by excuse-me reviews
Joel is injured. Most likely dying. It falls to Ellie to keep them going. To keep them alive. Most days, she's not sure if she can do it on her own. Winter is cruel, and something happens while she's out hunting that will change her forever. Spoilers for the game.
Last of Us - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 19,128 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 11 - Published: 7/13/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Everything to do With You by excuse-me reviews
In a world that is too sick to help itself, Ellie and Joel learn that it is only with each other that they can not only survive, but live.
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,330 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/13/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
Alone in Winter by Batya reviews
When they were separated by panic and death it was the sound of the other's voice that brought them back from the edge. Spoilers for The Last of Us
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 845 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/1/2013 - Ellie, Joel
Why Joel? by HarryPotterTwin reviews
After the winter, Ellie is left feeling scared and confused. This is what I thought would happen after her 'incident' with David. Please don't read if you haven't played the game or are going to flame me about spoilers. NOT Ellie x Joel, Just father-daughter feels :D
Last of Us - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,368 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 29 - Published: 6/25/2013 - Ellie, Joel - Complete
sweet heart by xoVanilla-Bean reviews
Gale knows something's wrong when he wakes up in the forest, drinking blood from everything that moves. — vampire!AU; GaleKatniss
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,594 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 6/9/2013 - Published: 4/29/2013 - Gale H., Katniss E., Madge U.
The Amazing Adventures of Gale Hawthorne by ColorTheSky reviews
Gale Hawthorne is not a normal boy- everyone knows that. Join me as we travel into his life span of 19 years, and encounter the many times in which he had been 'normal' and could have been a 'normal' boy. A small set of drabbles and one-shots about Gale & Katniss love before and after the Hunger Games. Not all fluffy! -currently being edited-
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 43,746 - Reviews: 549 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 1/1/2011 - Published: 5/14/2010 - Katniss E., Gale H. - Complete