I wish I could think of a way to show them that they don't own me. If I'm going to die, I still want to be me.
("The Hunger Games")
More Quotes from Suzanne Collins:The rules of the Hunger Games are simple. In punishment for the uprising, each of the twelve districts must provide one girl and one boy, called tributes, to participate. The twenty-four tributes will be imprisoned in a vast outdoor arena that could hold anything from a burning desert to a frozen wasteland. Over a period of several weeks, the competitors must fight to the death. The last tribute standing wins.
It's not wondering what I breathe in, but who, that threatens to choke me.
Her name's Prim. She's just twelve. And I love her more than anything.
I just...I just miss him. And I hate being so alone.
I'm not prepared for Rue's family. Her parents, whose faces are still fresh with sorrow. Her fiver younger siblings, who resemble her so closely. The slight builds, the luminous brown eyes. They form a flock of small dark birds.
You don't forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
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