The Hunger Games
From Library Staff
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.
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QuotesAdd a Quote
"Thank you for your Consideration," - Katniss
"Nice shooting sweetheart," - Haymitch
"Happy Hunger Games, and may the odds be ever in your favour!"
And may the odds be ever in your favor -Katniss and Gale
Peeta:" I keep wishing that I could think of a way......to show the Capitol that they don't own me. That I'm more than just a piece in their Games." Katniss:" I just can't afford to think like that."
Peeta Mellark: "...You're supposed to tell us how to get sponsors and give us advice." Haymitch Abernathy: "Oh. Okay. Ummm... Embrace the probability of your imminent death... and know, in your heart, that there's nothing I can do to save you." Katniss Everdeen: "So why are you here, then?" Haymitch Abernathy (holds up a glass of whiskey): "The refreshments."
Katniss to Gale "There's 24 of us Gale and only one comes out"
"I volunteer! I volunteer! I volunteer as tribute." - Katniss Everdeen
NoticesAdd a Notice
Frightening or Intense Scenes: There's some blood, they don't show much though, and there is one scene where they show a dead body.
Coarse Language: Not much bad words, but enough to be considered: !@#$, etc
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Lots of blood. Lots of murdering. Not recommended for sensitive eyes.
Violence: Um, does slaughtering everyone you see count as violence?
SummaryAdd a Summary
In the Distant Future lies the ruins of North America. What remains of North America is called Panem, home to the Capitol and all it's 12 districts. Dating back to the Dark Days where the Rebels tried to take over, the Capitol "maintains" control over the districts by forcing their districts to choose 1 boy and 1 girl to participate in the Capitol's Annual Hunger Games. The hunger games is a televised arena death match that airs live on TV. There can only be 1 victor in the Hunger Games.