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Cornered Note is an artifact that can be found in the chapter "The Suburbs". It is part of a series of notes detailing Ish and his group's lives and perspectives since the outbreak of the Cordyceps brain infection.


Note: All punctuation and capitalization are typed up as it appears in the game, when you choose to read it in text-form.

We're trapped. I think everyone else is dead. Some of the little ones are with me. I got infected pounding at the door. I don't know how long we'll hold out. If Ish and the others are alive, maybe they can reach us. They have to reach us.

If it comes down to it I'll make it quick.


Related dialogue

After reading the note, Joel will mutter:

Joel: Jesus...


  • A skeleton can be seen near the area the note is found in. It may belong to Kyle, the author of the note.
  • Along with the skeleton, there are three bodies under a tarp or blanket, presumably the children.
  • The note contains a minor grammatical error; "I got infected pounding at the door" should've been "I've got infected pounding at the door".
  • On the floor in front of the door, written in red is 'THEY DIDN'T SUFFER'.