The hunger games rebellion
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The Capitol put down the rebellion and scorched District 13 to ashes, ostensibly wiping out its residents. Everdeen gave a speech despite the fighting that turned District 2's forces to the rebel side, but was wounded shortly thereafter and temporarily removed from action. If all the districts were allowed to talk to each other a small group of people could begin to spread the word of a new rebellion. Realizing that freedom from the tyranny of the Capitol for all the districts was no longer possible, District 13 instead decided to launch a successful gambit in seizing the Capitol's nuclear arsenal. Nightlock[ edit ] Nightlock is a wild bush with extremely toxic berries. Holo Map[ edit ] A Holo Map, more commonly referred to as a Holo, is a piece of technology with the purpose of projecting a holographic map of a location. The capital did so by using the Hunger Games as a tool for fear, excommunicating each of the districts from each other, and reminding everyone how one district can be eliminated so easily. The electric fence surrounding the district to prevent access to the woods is usually turned off and Katniss and her friend Gale often hunt there for food for their families or to raise money, by selling their catches on the local black market. Grooslings[ edit ] The groosling is an edible wild bird the size of a wild turkey. Katniss does not note any major tributes from District 10, except one boy with a crippled leg who is mentioned several times. Such an undertaking was a brutal job since the natural fortifications exposed them to attack. They are generally not spoken to unless being given orders and spend their lives serving the Capitol at the lowest class. For example, the selection of dishes served at parties is commonly far greater than one person could sample, so it is usual to provide emetic beverages, allowing guests to continue eating. The Capitol, a highly advanced metropolis, exercises government power on the rest of the nation. Battle of the Capitol and the end of the war The destruction of the Nut and 2's ensuing alignment with the rebels crippled the Capitol's military forces, forcing the Capitol's military to withdraw to the city itself in a last-ditch defensive effort.
The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12—18 from each of the twelve districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death.
The force in each region is led by an appointed Head Peacekeeper of the district. District 9 Grain [ edit ] District 9 specializes in producing grain and salts.
This is illegal but because of the support District 2 gives for the Capitol, they are let off, along with District 1 and District 4 in the bookthe other richer district s.
District 4 Fishing [ edit ] District 4 is a coastal district that specializes in fishing.
After a series of controversial events that left both Coriolanus Snow and Alma Coin dead, Commander Paylor of District 8 was elected president and established the Constitutional Republic.
It is also mentioned that the number of victors is heavily skewed on District 2 due to their eagerness to compete in the game. Muttation failures One of the most infamous was the jabberjaybirds that had been genetically modified by the Capitol to mimic human voices.
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