you silence our voices, but we are still heard.
Yes, victors are our strongest. They’re the ones who survived the arena and slipped the noose of poverty that strangles the rest of us. They, or should I say we, are the very embodiment of hope where there is no hope. And now twenty-three of us will be killed to show how even that hope was an illusion.
Effie Trinket + parallels
Bright and bubbly as ever, Effie Trinket trots to the podium and gives her signature, “Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!”
Effie, shining in a wig of metallic gold, lacks her usual verve.
"These Victors are angry, Katniss. They’ll say anything to try and stop The Games. I suggest you do the same.”
I did know Rue. She wasn’t just my ally, she was my friend. I see her… in the flowers that grow in the meadow by my house.