if being wrong’s a crime, i’m serving forever / if being strong’s your kind, then i need help here with this feather / if being afraid is a crime, we hang side by side / at the swinging party down the line
"Did you love Annie right away, Finnick?" I ask. "No." A long time passes before he adds, "She crept up on me.”
Finnick and Annie for anonymous
It was created as a weapon; an organic spy mutt. And when the program was shut down, an extermination order was issued but carelessly executed. Some of them escaped, flew into the wild, mated with mockingbirds. So now we have the mockingjay. A species that shouldn’t exist; an offspring from our neglect. An object that is beyond our control.
Since the Dark Days, our great nation has known only peace. Ours is an elegant system, conceived to nourish and protect. Your districts are the body, the Capitol is the beating heart. Your hard work feeds us, and in return, we feed and protect you. But if you resist the system, you starve yourself. If you fight against it, it is you who will bleed. I know you will stand with me, with us, with all of us, together as one. Panem t o d a y . Panem t o m o r r o w . Panem f o r e v e r .