…the warmth of Rue at my side, her head cradled on my shoulder, have given me a sense of security.
A bed of grass. A soft green pillow.
Katniss calling Prim “little duck”
How could I leave Prim, who is the only person in the world I’m certain I love?
I remember tears streaming down your face
When I said, I’ll never let you go
When all those shadows almost killed your light.
“I’m so sorry.”
“And so it was decreed, that each year the 12 districts of Panem shall offer up in tribute, one young man and woman, between the ages of 12 and 18, to be trained in the art of survival and to be prepared to fight to the death.” - March 23, 2012