As Squad 451 advances through a safe Capitol neighborhood, they accidentally trigger a pod which sends a dart straight through Leeg 2's head, killing her. Katniss is still trying to make sense of her feelings for Gale, and it is especially hard now as she worries constantly about Peeta, who was captured by the Capitol, wondering if he is alive or dead. The feed cuts out just as Peeta is hit to the floor, his blood splattering the tile. District 13 however survives a massive attack from the Capitol's bombers. They are quickly separated and Katniss reaches Snow's mansion alone. Together with Haymitch, they create a book filled with the stories of the previous tributes and others who died in the war so that they will not be forgotten.
Written by: Suzanne Collins Type of Work: Novel, third in a trilogy Genre: Science fiction First Published: 2010 Setting: Panem, District 13, the Capitol, a post-apocalyptic world Main Characters: Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, Gale Hawthorne, Primrose Prim Everdeen, Haymitch Abernathy, President Coin, President Snow, Finnick Odair Major Thematic Topics: Masks, deception, psychological manipulation, game-playing, identity, death and rebirth Motifs: Real versus unreal Major symbols: Mockingjay, knots, tying and untying a rope, fire Movie Versions: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 2014 The three most important aspects of Mockingjay: Throughout the novel, Katniss tries to discover her identity as the Mockingjay. It is basically an underground fortress. Katniss doesn't know what to believe or who to trust. Not only that, but Katniss is continuously faced with questions of whom she can trust, including at the end of the novel when President Snow reveals what he claims is the truth about President Coin. He marries Annie Cresta after she is rescued from the Capitol, but is killed by rose-scented lizard during the mission to assassinate President Snow.
Part Three: The Assassin After Peeta's arrival, Boggs makes a call to Coin about his being in the. Katniss realizes they need to make use of the flood of refugees in the center of the Capitol. Peeta suggests that they kill him, but Katniss won't allow it - saying that he is too important to the mission to lose. She and a few others were extracted from the Quarter Quell Katniss's second Hunger Games adventure , but Peeta wasn't one of them — he's still missing, under control of the Capitol. Just as Katniss and her team are leaving District 8, another airstrike arrives, targeting the hospital. Plutarch reminds Katniss that all the Districts have to first ally with the rebellion, and only District 2 is left, and allows Katniss to go there.
He and Annie have a child. They walk to an abandoned apartment and find couches strewn across the room. Katniss sets the meat grinder pod off deliberately in an attempt to kill most of the mutts whilst they retreat to the surface. However, while she is filming, two trains full of survivors come careening out of the Nut, many of them armed. Gale saved people by taking them to the Meadow where he and Katniss used to hunt. After a second recovery, Katniss trains to be part of the fighting again.
District 13 has come out of the shadows and is plotting to overthrow the Capitol. Katniss is acquitted due to her apparent insanity along with Gale and Beetee's testimony of their involvement of the fire bombs at Snow's mansion to justify Katniss's action in killing Coin, which helped reclaim her reputation as a hero to Panem. When arriving at Peeta's hospital room, she comes to embrace him, but in Katniss' shock, he almost strangles her to death. Katniss only agrees to the role if Coin will acquiesce to her demands. When he returns, he says that he believes Coin sent Peeta personally to kill Katniss since after the war, a new leader will be chosen and Katniss, having a lot of influence as the Mockingjay, will be a threat if her vote doesn't go to Coin.
The rest of his fate is unknown. But when Katniss sees the Capitol's ships bombing hospitals, she speaks her heart out about the tyranny of the Capitol's way of doing things. She and Haymitch return to their home in District 12. Beetee votes no, saying that the rebels fought to end the Hunger Games, not allow more. Plot Part One: The Ashes Katniss takes stock of her new position as a rebel in District 13. The rest of Peeta's family died in the bombings.
In District 8, Katniss meets Commander Paylor and visits the wounded in a makeshift hospital. The rules in these Games, however, are different because more than one person can survive, and Snow is a player as well. Coin decides they should hold a vote to see if they should hold a 76th Hunger Games consisting with the children from those who had most power in the Capitol. The team manages to stay in the cellar of ' shop, where they stay for a couple of days and watch the rebels advance. Meanwhile, Coin announces the successful rescue of the Victors, and that the fight will now reach the Capitol. She tries to remember what happened before she was rescued from the Quell, but can't quite recapture it.
Gale has escaped to District 13. Prim worked as a healer in , and died during a bombing by Coin's soldiers when a with parachute bombs dropped on a herd of Capitol children. Katniss has been rescued along with Beetee and Odair from the last Hunger Games. To do this, she must put aside her feelings of anger and distrust. He also drinks the poison when he poisons people as to not look suspicious. She, Gale, and Finnick are assigned to a special unit that will be filmed during combat and turned into more propos. He helped in the rebellion and then returned to District 12, where he remains a drunk.