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Catching Fire

Catching Fire

  

by Suzanne Collins

Katniss' Prep Team: Venia, Octavia, Flavius

Character Analysis

Venia, Octavia, and Flavius are Katniss' prep team, and they help make Katniss look pretty for Capitol events and the Games. Katniss has always thought of them as shallow, but when she gets called back into the Games, they are all really sad. Though they're closely tied to the Capitol and the Hunger Games, Katniss is touched:

My prep team. My foolish, shallow, affectionate pets, with their obsessions with feathers and parties, nearly break my heart with their good-bye. (17.74-75)

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