Never having been in love, this is going to be a real trick. I think of my parents. The way my father never failed to bring her gifts from the woods. The way my mother's face would light up at the sound of his boots at the door. The way she almost stopped living when he died.
("The Hunger Games")
More Quotes from Suzanne Collins:He never lets go of Annie's hand. Not when they walk, not when they eat. I doubt he ever plans to.
For a second, I'm afraid he's dying. I have to remind myself that I don't care.
But some secrets are too delicious not to share.
I guess this is a bad time to mention I hung a dummy and painted Seneca Crane's name on it...
Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
You're not going to die. I forbid it.
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