“I want you guys to forget everything you think you know about the games. Last year was child’s play. This year, you’re dealing with all experienced killers.” — Catching Fire
Rue: to bitterly regret something one has done or allowed to happen
Primrose: derived from the latin word primus meaning first… symbolism includes courage because it takes moxie to blossom in the face of stark cold conditions (x)
A mockingbird is just a songbird. A mockingjay is a creature the capitol never intended to exist. They hadn’t counted on the highly controlled jabberjay having the brains to adapt to the wild, to thrive in a new form. They hadn’t anticipated its will to live.
“Sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them.
Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever.
We’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self destruction.
Remember who the real enemy is.
you don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope
Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!
“But I feel as if I did know Rue, and she’ll always be with me. Everything beautiful brings her to mind. I see her in the yellow flowers that grow in the Meadow by my house. I see her in the Mockingjays that sing in the trees. But most of all, I see her in my sister, Prim.”