Peeta still suffers flashbacks from being brainwashed, and Katniss still wakes up screaming from nightmares, but both manage to comfort each other. After a while, Theseus, the son of the Athenian king, decided to put an end to the Minotaur and Minos's terror, so he volunteered to join the third group of victims, ultimately killing the Minotaur and leading his companions out of the monster's Labyrinth. Gale suggests some inhumane kinds of weapons and strategies. Collins has said that there are also many parallels between the and the fictional nation of. In actuality, he and Katniss had not been informed of the plan so that they would have plausible deniability if one of them was captured. Chapter 4 Katniss prep team from the games—Octavia, Venia, and Flavius—have all been treated poorly and beaten.
But Snow is one step ahead of them and as they find themselves getting closer to his mansion, he unleashes a pack of wild reptilian mutts. However, one day, Dill has another idea to cure their growing boredom. Here, more overtly than in the two earlier Hunger Games novels, Katniss is dealing with trauma. Peeta was once a skillful politician who could chat and banter with Flickerman before the Hunger Games to get audiences on his side. All of them from the Quarter Quell, save for Peeta and Johanna, were pulled away and are staying in the district.
Everybody who lives in District 13 has to stay underground, only being allowed to come out during short periods of time per day. You never really understand a person until you. There, Gale is prevented from walking any further. The author uses chronological order, the order of events as they happen, to tell the story. The novel centers largely around the Finch family and, in the first chapter, they are introduced.
When she confronts Snow, he claims that Coin orchestrated the bombing, making it appear to be Snow's work to turn his remaining supporters against him. Prim is delighted to see that Katniss has retrieved Buttercup from District 12. It was purely made to grab as much cash from its audience as possible. Miss Caroline and Scout get along badly in the afternoon as well. Katniss returns back to the sleeping quarters and ends up getting up to look for her special objects inside her dresser. Katniss thinks the following: her name is Katniss Everdeen; she is 17, she lived in District 12; she competed in the Hunger Games; she escaped from the Games; the Capitol views her as an enemy; her dear friend Peeta was captured by the government, and he may be dead. Gale arrives at the supply closet, after he elbowed Boggs in the face and sits with Katniss.
The cover and title information was revealed by Scholastic on February 11, 2010. Meanwhile, has been captured by the Capitol. Citizens must never waste food or time— Katniss once saw Fulvia crumble up a piece of paper and then endure harsh looks from everyone around her. Atticus replies that the law demands that she go to school, but he promises to keep reading to her, as long as she does not tell her teacher about it. Katniss's presence inspires them to keep going.
She asks them what happened and Venia reveals that rebels from District 13 kidnapped them when Katniss escaped from the Quarter Quell. She is filled with guilt for her role in inciting the uprising and anger against for his oppressive tactics. Katniss, however, now knows what she must do: She must become the Mockingjay. When Katniss is set to execute Snow, she instead turns her bow and shoots at Coin. The battle starts anew, but Katniss can't take it anymore. They think President Snow put him up to it, but why? Gale and Katniss talk about all that is happened with the Capitol and District 13. They're both sad about the destruction of their home.
The Capitol agreed and destroyed all of District 13 aboveground, while those living in the district took to an underground life regulated by strict sharing of resources, discipline, and constant vigilance against more Capitol attacks. Snow is a masterful manipulator and a skilled politician. Cunningham had paid Atticus with farm goods rather than money. Katniss takes some time to deal with this news, but Snow's assertions are solidified when Coin suggests holding a Hunger Games with Capitol children. Katniss stands among the ruins of their old house in District 12, all covered in ash and dust. Cressida leads them into a grimy store selling fur underwear run by , a former Hunger Games stylist and rebellion sympathizer.
Scout knew that because Miss Caroline wasn't from Maycomb she wouldn't understand that Walter couldn't take the quarter she kept offering him because the Cunningham's didn't borrow what they couldn't pay back. We meet Plutarch and Coin, two importance characters in the story. Katniss sees Finnick amongst the crowd and hollers out to him. During her time in the Quarter Quell arena, Katniss was unaware of any kind of rebel plan. During the interview, Peeta admitted that he had tried to sacrifice himself in order to save Katniss during the Quarter Quell, as they were having a baby—something that has been fabricated to keep the audience interested.