My mother says healers are born, not made.
("The Hunger Games")
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Yes, it's your fault I'm alive.
They're a little strange, but I'm pretty sure neither of them is going to try to make me uncomfortable by stripping naked.
But there's food if you know how to find it. My father knew and he taught me some before he was blown to bits in a mine explosion. There was nothing even to bury. I was eleven then. Five years later, I still wake up screaming for him to run.
What must it be like, I wonder, to live in a world where food appears at the press of a button? How would I spend the hours I now commit to combing the woods for sustenance if it were so easy to come by? What do they do all day, these people in the Capitol, besides decorating their bodies and waiting around for a new shipment of tributes to rill in and die for their entertainment?
To set a precedent, I guess. So that if in the future she ever fell from grace, it would be understood that presidents - even the most despicable - get special treatment.
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Working gets in the way of living.
Therefore, our fight must primarily be a political mass struggle with revolutionary goals.