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She reaches in, digs her hand deep into the ball, and pulls out a slip of paper. The crowd draws in a collective breath, and then you can hear a pin drop, and I'm feeling nauseous and so desperately hoping that it's not me, that it's not me, that it's not me.

Effie Trinket crosses back to the podium, smoothes the slip of paper, and reads out the name in a clear voice. And it's not me.

It's Primrose Everdeen.


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You're punishing him over and over for things that are out of his control.
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I killed you. And you. And you.
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I sit on the rock where Cressida filmed us, but it's too wide without his body beside me. Several ti...
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I'm running on hate. When the energy from that ebbs I'll be worthless.
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I merely feel emptyness. A hollow of dead brush where flowers use to bloom.
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Twirl for me.
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I hear Peeta's voice in my head.

She has no idea. The effect she can have.

Ob...
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I pound on the glass, screaming my head off. Everyone ignores me except for some Capitol attendant w...
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Es como un juego, repetitivo, incluso algo tedioso después de más de veinte
años. Aun así, ...
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I wish she was dead,' he says. 'I wish they were all dead and we were, too. It would be best.
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then smiles. “Well, if I end up going to the
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May the odds be ever in your favor ~ Effie Trinket
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You can’t,” says Peeta. He holds out his hand into seemingly empty space. There’s a sharp zap ...
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Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear.
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His skin, his whole being, radiates heat from being so near the fire, and I close my eyes, soaking i...
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It takes some adjusting from a bow to a gun, but by the end of the day, I’ve got the best score in...
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May the odds be ever in your Favour
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My children, who don't know they play on a graveyard.
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If I burn, you burn with me
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I WILL KILL SNOW.
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I reach out to touch his cheek and he catches my hand and presses it against his lips.
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Peeta actually is charming and then utterly winning as the boy in love. And there I am, blushing and...
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To me, there's no point in talking about things that might have been.
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When I wake, I have a brief, delicious feeling of happiness that is somehow connected with Peeta. Ha...
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Peeta looks at the glass again and puts it together. "You mean this will make me puke?" My prep team...
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Deberías despertarme -le digo, porque yo interrumpo su sueño dos o tres veces cuando tengo una noc...
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Since Mags seems to have no ill effects from the nuts, Peeta collects bunches of them and fries them...
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And then it happens. Up and down the row, the victors begin to join hands. Some right away, like the...
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They erase my face with a layer of pale makeup and draw my features back out.
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He offered me sugar and wanted to know all my secrets,” I say in my best seductive voice.
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The audience must be sick to death of the star-crossed lovers from District 12. I know I am.
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Johanna glances over at Finnick, to be sure, then turns to me. “How’d you lose Mags?”
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Wonderingly, I lift my long, flowing sleeves into the air, and that's when I see myself on the telev...
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How did Rue end up on that stage with nothing but the wind offering to take her place?
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I like Books...
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when I have survived the worst, opening my eyes underwater, sniffing water into my sinuses and snort...
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El odio que siento hacia él, hacia la chica fantasma, hacia todo, es tan real e inmediato que me ah...
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It’s enough to die of
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They can't hurt me. I'm not like the rest of you. There's no one left I love.
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What about you?"

"Not a clue. I keep wishing I could bake a cake or something.
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I can only form one clear thought.

This is no place for a girl on fire.
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I can hear President Snow's voice in my head. 'On the seventy-fifth anniversary, as a reminder to th...
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Sometimes things happen to people and they're not equipped to deal with them.
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Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do. If you lift a fi...
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A need for revenge can burn long and hot. Especially if every glance in a mirror reinforces it.
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'Lord of the Flies' is one of my favorite books. That was a big influence on me as a teenage...
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Even if times got bad, he would never again deny himself the possibility that the future might be ha...
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Hope,” said Vikus. “There are times it will be very hard to find. Times when it will be much eas...
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Is that why you hate me?" I ask.
"Partly," She admits. "Jealousy is certainly involved. I also...
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Look, if you wanted to be babied you should have asked Peeta.
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I'm so sorry," I whisper. I lean forward and kiss him.
His eyelashes flutter and he looks at me...
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I guess this is a bad time to mention I hung a dummy and painted Seneca Crane's name on it...
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Well, don't expect us to be too impressed. We just saw Finnick Odair in his underwear.
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Katniss: I’m coming back into focus when Caesar asks him if he has a girlfriend back home.
P...
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But I don't know what to him about the aftermath of killing a person. About how they never leave you...
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But I feel as if I did know Rue, and she'll always be with me. Everything beautiful brings her to mi...
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Peeta's awake already, sitting on the side of the bed, looking bewildered as the trio of doctors rea...
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Don't you see, Katniss, this will decide things. One way or the other. By the end of the day, they'l...
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Poor Finnick. Is this the first time in your life you haven't looked pretty?" I say.
"It must b...
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Did you love Annie right away, Finnick?" I ask. "No." A long time passes before he adds, "She crept ...
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Want a sugar cube?" he asks in his old seductive voice.
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To this day, I can never shake the connection between this boy, Peeta Mellark, and the bread that ga...
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They'll be granted immunity!" I feel myself rising from my chair, my voice full of resonant. "You wi...
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In stark contrast to two nights ago, when I felt Peeta was a million miles away, I'm struck by his i...
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My name is Katniss Everdeen. I am seventeen years old. My home is District 12. I was in the Hunger G...
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We have to joke about it because the alternative is to be scared
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How much energy they put into harming each other. How little into saving.
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I’m about to haul my packs into a tree to make camp when a silver parachute floats down and lands ...
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At the moment, the choice would be simple. I can survive just fine without either of them.
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If he wants me broken, then I will have to be whole.
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By late afternoon I lie with my head in Peeta’s lap making a crown of flowers while he fiddles wit...
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As long as you can find yourself, you’ll never starve.
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