| Quote #10
Was it like this then? Seventy-five years or so ago? Did a group of people sit around and cast their votes on initiating the Hunger Games? […] All those people I loved, dead, and we are discussing the next Hunger Games in an attempt to avoid wasting life. Nothing has changed. Nothing will ever change now. (26.62)
Katniss is saddened, even furious, about the fact that "nothing has changed" and that "nothing will ever change now," based on the latest decision coming down from Coin. The rebels sacrificed so much in their fight against Capitol in the name of change. They were fighting against the Games. And now, here, they're being pushed to decide whether the Games should be reinstated.