Katniss visits the imprisoned President Snow, who says she should blame President Coin of the rebels for the attack and Prim's death. Beetee, a rebel agent who competed in the Hunger Games alongside Katniss, has designed explosive arrows for her. When she's in shape again, Katniss explores the mansion and eventually goes to the garden, where Snow is held under guard in the conservatory. Ligma is good for Ninja There are generally a lot of differences that stem from the fact that in the book only things Katniss sees or knows about are ever told. Katniss protests, saying that there are a lot of civilians in there, but the rest are convinced that those people made their choice by collaborating with the enemy. This is not included in the second part of the film adaptation.
Katniss goes to District Two with her military escort to film more propaganda videos for the rebel cause. The hardcover and editions of Mockingjay were published by on August 24, 2010, six days after the edition went on sale. Katniss runs to the front of Snow's mansion, where she sees parents passing their crying children from hand to hand through the crowd to get them through the mansion's gate -- children were the first priority in the evacuation. Plutarch is more of an unambiguous hero After the tragic death of Hunger Games actor Philip Seymour Hoffman last year, which took place before filming was complete, Lawrence managed to finish the film using footage he had already shot. Suddenly, a broadcast pops up.
With every step forward she takes in the rebellion, Katniss is searching for her wings. Now, they will work together to win this war and rescue Peeta. Peeta confesses his longtime secret love for Katniss in a televised interview prior to the Games. As Katniss approaches Snow's mansion, she sees a group of Capitol children surrounding it as. Lionsgate announced that the trilogy will be made into 4 movies.
They are ordered to remain behind the front lines to stay as safe as possible, while boosting morale with their propaganda videos. As Gale recuperates, Katniss realizes she loves him and decides not to run away. When wandering around the President's mansion in a daze, Katniss comes upon the fallen President Snow, chained and dying in a a room full of roses. After the explosion, Katniss sees a girl running toward the area of greatest damage, trying to help the injured. Collins has said this format comes from her playwriting background, which taught her to write in a ; her previous series, , was written in the same way.
She heads back to District 2 and is part of a summit about whether to attack the other side humanely or inhumanely. Katniss feels so guilty about Peeta's circumstances that she can no longer fulfill her duties as Mockingjay. In other districts, Katniss can sense an undercurrent of repressed rage that suggests people are ready to rebel. Haymitch warns her that the danger is far from over. The cover continues the previous books' theme on the symbol of peace. Katniss is placed in a vacant, guarded room where Haymitch soon arrives and reads a letter written to her by Plutarch. Following this, Scholastic printed an additional 400,000 copies, bringing the initial print run up to 1.
From this, Katniss suspects Coin wants her dead because she has too much influence and has not shown much support for Coin. A dense fog descends on them and turns out to be a toxic nerve agent. Coin later host a referendum for the remaining Victors to decide whether to host another Hunger Games for the Capitol children. When the hovercrafts go, Katniss says that it's horrible as lives will be lost. When all of the other tributes are dead, the rule change is abruptly revoked. Although three, including Peeta, are against this decision, Katniss, Haymitch and two others outvote them.
Katniss's presence inspires them to keep going. In the film, Katniss is thrown back from the explosion and is instantly knocked unconscious with sparse flames beginning to consume her outfit that Tigris had provided her with. In the , less time appears to have passed, as their children are much younger. Before the release, Scholastic also released a trailer for the book, launched a Facebook page that gained over 22,000 fans in 10 days, and held a contest for booksellers to win a visit from Collins and an online countdown clock to the release date. Underground, they hide from the peacekeepers but are seen on the security camera.
Back in Twelve, when Katniss enters her home, she sees Prim's cat Buttercup in the kitchen. After he attempts to kill her, he is kept restrained under heavy guard at all times, while medics seek a cure. They have a girl and then a boy. She discusses this with Boggs, who grimly tells her that this is entirely possible—Coin wants to eliminate potential rivals as soon as possible. It appears the rebels staged the final attack, and the weapon Gale made you know, the one Katniss thought was inhumane could have been the one that killed Katniss's sister. For one propo, she and a team that includes her old friend Gale are sent into District 8, where they see a hospital get destroyed. Plutarch has for years been part of a secret rebel group, and many of the tributes were involved in a plot to bring down the force field around the island so they could escape.
Gale and Katniss, growing farther and farther apart, return to District 12 to film more propos. Pollux leads them into the maintenance shafts below the Capitol. Prim is killed and Katniss is badly burned. Haymitch informs her that the rebellion was successful, and that Coin is now leading them. He admits that he has seen Peeta, and realized that if he stays this way, Katniss will always chose him over Gale out of pity. This means that they will not be active in battle. In the she also demands to be allowed to go hunting with.