Peeta's hijacking, Finnick's molestation, Johanna's physical pain. While recuperating, she is introduced to , the rebel leader, and is told that immediately after the force field was destroyed by her arrow, riots erupted in over half the districts in Panem, which joined 13 in the rebel cause, though it also caused Snow to firebomb District 12 in retaliation. That cannot be how she ended it! Because the rebels are gaining in strength, and because Peeta has sent out a coded message to the rebels warning them of an attack, the Capitol releases footage of Peeta being tortured. Mockingjay — Part 1 was released on November 21, 2014 in the United States. There Katniss is reunited with and sister.
While Command rejoices, Katniss knows that their success means more pain and suffering for Peeta. Part 1 was filmed with Part 2. Katniss, though shaken, must use this opportunity to demand the Capitol step down since it's clear they are losing ground. Upon emerging, Katniss discovers the area littered with white roses; she concludes that President Snow orchestrated this to inform her that the Capitol is holding Peeta captive, and whenever she condemns the Capitol or Snow, they torture him to force her into silence. It was a fantastic novel. But, Collins also shows how we fight because of the warm arms and kind hearts of the people we love. Sadly, I can't say that I'll be recommending the series as fervently as I did after reading.
So, of course I had to read it again after getting only half of the story from the Mockingjay movie. Katniss: Hang on a minute. Was it just me or did everyone else frantically flip the pages after finishing Catching Fire? Prim is killed and Katniss is badly burned. No one should be expected to. The next day, most of the Capitol citizens have been evacuated. In a meeting right before Snow's execution, President Coin says that the remaining Hunger Games victors must vote to determine whether or not the new rebel government should start up the Hunger Games again, as a way to punish the citizens of the Capitol for what they did to the citizens of the Districts.
And of course she's gonna have to choose a guy. The last third of the book the assassin mission was gorey and bloody, which I didn't mind. Instead, we get this weak girl who's shirking all responsibilities, addled on drugs half the time, and lashing out at people the other half. The battle between the rebels and the Peacekeepers comes to a head when the rebels infiltrate the Capitol City. Katniss re-affirms herself about her new role as a rebel for District 13.
So what twists do you predict? Suicide and alcoholism will make you feel better. Sure, she can be on fire, but only when someone sets her on fire or directs her to be on fire, not of her own doing. I felt it in the 1st books, but this ending was devoid of all hope and happiness. Everything, from Katniss's clothes which she's weirdly fixated with to her circular, drier-than-Egyptian-sand inner monologues were painstakingly pored over to the point of ridiculousness. Alma Coin, the president of District 13 wants her to become the Mockingjay, a symbol of rebellion against The Capitol, aiming to inspire people to overturn the administration of President Snow. Jackson reluctantly agrees to go into the Capitol and find Snow.
This likely doesn't help her mood. I would have loved it if we could have had some detail from Snow and Katniss's trial and what went on in there. When a rescue team succeeds in extracting him along with the other captured victors, they discover that Peeta has been brainwashed by the Capitol, programmed to fear and despise Katniss. After watching this interview, many of the rebel leaders, including Coin, want Peeta to be tried for war crimes. So whilst I didn't satisfactorily buy the ending, I really loved this book and highly recommend this series - even if I had to out myeslf as an evil, plotting witch with political aspirations of taking over the world to do it! Same reason all the victors seemed to gravitate toward one another. . Twists that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
When I heard her inspirational words during the propos, the fire behind them, my heart soared because I thought Katniss was back. But the puppeteers now are the supposedly good guys - District 13. I just hate what Collins did to her to make her need it. During their time in the bunker, Primrose points out that Snow will keep Peeta alive in order to weaken Katniss. This final book of the Hunger Games follows heroine Katniss Everdeen from the destruction of her home in Panem's District 12 all the way to the downfall of the evil, tyrannical Capitol. Katniss has the personality of a vegetable 2. My name is Katniss Everdeen.
The patients call out to her by name, invigorated by the mere sight of her. The book continues the story of , who agrees to unify the districts of in a rebellion against the tyrannical. After notes that Katniss thrives on spontaneity, she meets her film team led by Capitol escapee , is dressed up in a specially-designed Mockingjay suit, and is given as a stylist and close friend as a bodyguard. Mockingjay is the darkest book of the Hunger Games trilogy, containing excess violence, brutality and ugliness. I would have almost rather heard the story from a third party watching a broken Mockingjay than the emptiness with which Katniss tells her story.