The only way to read these books is compulsively. Part 3: The Assassin Katniss is afraid for her life. In her unconscious state, she sees the faces of the dead, including her own father. While Katniss and Snow were focused on destroying each other, Coin managed to manipulate them both and take over Panem without compromising District 13. Peeta Mellark is the other 'Tribute' called up from the area. Shortly thereafter, Coin announces that Gale, Boggs, and others are going on a mission to rescue Peeta from the government.
The parachutes contain bombs, which blow up a huge chunk of the city. The Capitol is also reminiscent of the Hunger Games, which all took place in the arena within the Capitol. The other characters are on Katniss's side because they also belive that President Snow is unfair and a cruel person. Katniss is bored, and secretly plans to run off on her own to find Snow and kill him. All you need to do is read the first few pages of The Hunger Games to verify this. 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.
Finnick Odair, another rebel and former competitor in the Hunger Games, tells Katniss that Primrose is correct: Snow likes to control his enemies by imprisoning their loved ones. The rebels get Peeta and some other folks out of the Capitol, but Peeta's been badly damaged. He tells her that her trial is over - Plutarch and argued that Katniss acted out of insanity, securing her freedom. Upon talking, however, they realize neither one of them could have made any other choice. The ongoing motif of real or not real applies most obviously to Peeta.
She is filled with guilt for her role in inciting the uprising and anger against for his oppressive tactics. I have plenty of fire myself. He tells her that Coin orchestrated the attack that killed Prim. Similarly, Katniss must struggle to decide whom she really loves, Peeta or Gale. Once the attack is over, Katniss surveys the destroyed hospital. Characters struggle to carry on with their lives, including Finnick, Peeta, and Katniss, all of whom emerge from these struggles reborn with new life. After much angst, she decides to be the figurehead, the Mockingjay, for the rebel side.
The battle between the rebels and the Peacekeepers comes to a head when the rebels infiltrate the Capitol City. It's like an evil and creepy ruler who's determined to crush the heroine and the hero. Publishers Weekly The Hunger Games trilogy is a little like Shirley Jackson's , and a little like every reality television show ever invented. Third Plot Point: The power to the Capitol is shut off, leaving it vulnerable. Katniss remains almost impossible to control which is both a blessing and a curse.
It's also a powerful entity in its own right, not just a place: the Capitol tortures people, the Capitol has it in for Katniss, and the Capitol was manipulating her and Peeta. As with the first two books in the series, Katniss Everdeen, hero of the Hunger Games trilogy, is the protagonist of the story. She, Gale, and Finnick are assigned to a special unit that will be filmed during combat and turned into more propos. Beginning with ashes in the first section, the novel progresses with many instances of more death: the physical death of those who die in war, as well as the emotional death of loved ones stricken by their losses. Peeta claims that the rebels are causing mayhem, and, seeming to speak directly to Katniss, he asks her if she really trusts the rebel leaders. There Katniss meets Commander Paylor, an important rebel leader.
Laced with pods controlled by Gamemakers. However, while she is filming, two trains full of survivors come careening out of the Nut, many of them armed. During another live Capitol programming, in which Snow and a very battered and fragile-looking Peeta appear together, Beetee is able to break through the Capitol feed to broadcast clips of the rebel propos. Unsure of a structural point in a story? I quickly learned that the only way I could make myself close the covers would be to break off in the middle of a chapter. Additionally, the camera crew uses fake smoke and gunshots to add drama to propos, or propaganda spots, manipulating reality once again.
She saves them and grows increasingly wary of Coin and the way she runs District 13. Almost nothing remains of District 12. Katniss does not quite trust Coin yet, especially since District 13 stood by and watched all the other districts suffer at the hands of the Capitol for years. You can hiss all you like. For one propo, she and a team that includes her old friend Gale are sent into District 8, where they see a hospital get destroyed. Katniss and Gale disobey orders and climb to the rooftop on a nearby building to shoot down the bombers.