This has made it easy for Coin to win the war. Katniss's heroism and bravery make her a national icon and the face of rebellion against the Capital. Katniss is content to have a place to live, but already something feels wrong: it seems barbaric that the leaders of District 13 would force 14-year-olds to fight in the military, even if soldiers are necessary to win the war effort. When Rue is stabbed by a spear, Katniss sings to her as she dies. Right before they go out into the field, Peeta's assigned to their unit too. While she's off competing, Gale promises to take care of her family and to continue doing so if she doesn't return.
Sometimes he tried to kill people because of the damage the Capitol did to his mind and he was still not sure what was real or not real. Over time, Katniss is able to grieve for her sister and the many others who died. While Katniss is there, the Capitol attacks District 8, including the hospital. For the characters in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, this is the harsh reality of everyday life. Such prizes, however, can never truly make up for what they see and experience during the Hunger Games.
This realization prompted her to finally step up and become the symbol of the revolution. Part 1: The Ashes Katniss takes stock of her new position as a rebel in District 13. When she is freed, Plutarch explains that Commander Paylor is the new president of Panem, and that he and Gale have been given powerful roles in the new regime. Perhaps so anyone forced to come here on Capitol business would have somewhere decent to stay. Katniss is standing with Plutarch Heavensbee, the former lead gamemaker of the Hunger Games, who has pretended to be working for the government, but in actuality is a rebel and ally of Katniss. After much angst, she decides to be the figurehead, the Mockingjay, for the rebel side. In this second explosion, Primrose is killed, and Katniss loses consciousness.
When it's all clear, Katniss makes another propo, while rebel teams go to rescue Peeta. Katniss, Gale, and many of the former residents of District 12 now live in District 13, which is located almost entirely below the ground. She wakes up back in the District 13 hospital, and slowly begins to recover. The Hunger Games is told from the perspective of Katniss Everdeen, a 16-year-old living in District 12, Panem's coal-mining region. The battle starts anew, but Katniss can't take it anymore. I thought we had agreed not to lie to each other.
If the rebels win, the new government will be a republic. She loves her cat, Buttercup, and also has a pet goat. Before defecting to the rebel cause, Plutarch stole the holographic plans for the pods, meaning that the mission members will be able to tell which pods are dangerous and which are decoys. Because the rebels are gaining in strength, and because Peeta has sent out a coded message to the rebels warning them of an attack, the Capitol releases footage of Peeta being tortured. Shortly thereafter, Coin announces that Gale, Boggs, and others are going on a mission to rescue Peeta from the government. Snow is a masterful manipulator and a skilled politician.
In this long, expository section, Collins fills in many of the gaps in our knowledge of the war, District 13, and the characters. Soon, Peeta returns to District 12 and he and Katniss grow back together. When she finally gets to step into the ring it is a fight for the heart of the Capitol and a final confrontation with President Snow. The Minotaur was half-bull and half-man, a vicious. Even your career is determined for you. The pair of tributes is then sent to the Capital where they're primped and prepped to fight in a nationally-televised fight to the death. And whats worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either.
The parachutes contain bombs, which blow up a huge chunk of the city. Only Pollux, Gale, Cressida, Peeta, and Katniss manage to escape alive. Katniss is about to kill Snow with an arrow to the heart. Chapter 2 Katniss joins Gale inside the hovercraft and tries to calm her mind down with him. Katniss is assigned to Squad 451 a group of Sharpshooters led by.
Katniss insists that she is, even as she stares at dead bodies lying on the ground. Each district is responsible for a different economic activity. After Katniss is reaped for the Hunger Games, Gale realizes his true feelings for her. Later she learns that she was acquitted during her trial, and she's sent back to the ruined District 12, along with Haymitch and later Peeta. Now that Katniss knows this and never really liked Coin anyway, she made the ground-breaking decision to spare Snow. Every year, the Capital goes to each of the 12 districts to 'reap' the tributes, one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18.