It appears as though the Capitol's strategy is to keep the rebels in hiding - they won't go so far as to destroy 13 because it is still too valuable to them. Haymitch summons her to see Peeta. By the time he is rescued, Peeta simply serves as a device to keep Katniss's guilt at bay. Similarly, the communicuff that Gale wears, while useful and impressive, underscores the constant specter of surveillance in District 13, reminding us of the similar surveillance state of the Capitol. Meanwhile, Haymitch convinces President Coin that they should take Peeta's warning seriously and prepare District 13 for an attack.
Gale fights fire with fire; Peeta doesn't want to fight; Katniss is always struggling to figure out where she stands. The Capitol's bombs start to drop and the power goes out. Summary Following the dramatic televised attack against Peeta, Katniss is frozen in shock. Prim is delighted to see that Katniss has retrieved Buttercup from District 12. Prim tries to comfort Katniss by reminding her that Peeta is Snow's only weapon against her, so he will likely remain alive. Katniss and Gale walk to Command.
Peeta was once a skillful politician who could chat and banter with Flickerman before the Hunger Games to get audiences on his side. Holmes argues that Peeta fits into a traditionally feminine role, while Katniss aligns more with male comic book tropes. Katniss has learned that Haymitch was, in fact, a rebel, though Peeta is legitimately unsure of this. Throughout Mockingjay, Gale undergoes his own transformation. Boggs points out that this would mean certain death for anyone trapped inside the mountain guilty or innocent - but Gale is not moved by this possibility. And if we burn, you burn with us! The inhabitants of District 13 soon realize that this is no longer a drill - Peeta was right.
Yet now she should perhaps take that advice again, and look more closely at President Coin and the rebel alliance. After being interrupted by its presumed owner — a woman clutching a half-eaten sausage , who opens her mouth to call for help — Katniss instantly shoots her. In reality, the people of District 13 simply moved underground and continued to develop nuclear technology. Oh, who cares what I say? Katniss arrives in District 2, which the Capitol originally intended for mines and quarries. Like Peeta, Gale does not fear death, but he wants to give his life up for a greater good rather than for the one he loves. When Katniss awakens, Haymitch is at her bedside with the news that the rebels are going to mount a mission to save Peeta and Annie.
Thanks to Peeta's warning, however, there have been no casualties. In addition, both Gale and Annie are alive. In actuality, he and Katniss had not been informed of the plan so that they would have plausible deniability if one of them was captured. Katniss can't bear watching Peeta lash out anymore and asks Plutarch to send her to District Two - it's time for her to hunt down Snow and kill him. Underground, everyone has started to go a little bit stir crazy. However, during these trysts, Finnick collected secrets, some of them quite dangerous.
There is an uprising here, but the resistance has not yet penetrated the Nut. Collins supplies us with some much-needed expository information about Districts 12 and 13. On the other hand, Katniss's feelings for Peeta tend to dither. While Katniss is in District 2, she is not allowed to participate in hand-to-hand combat, though. In the film, her words are barely changed. But, while these essentials remain untouched, we still spotted a fair few ways in which the film diverges from its source material. As in the film, she secretly plans to break away and take down Snow herself.
He knows that while Peeta is in this condition, Katniss will feel too guilty to become romantically involved with anyone else. Peeta's announcement ultimately saves hundreds of lives in District 13. There, Gale is prevented from walking any further. The half hour of reflection the citizens of District 13 are granted every day only underscores how little freedom they really have: literally one forty-eighth of their das! Plutarch is more of an unambiguous hero After the tragic death of Hunger Games actor Philip Seymour Hoffman last year, which took place before filming was complete, Lawrence managed to finish the film using footage he had already shot. In fact, his loyalty and devotion highlight the positive aspects of Katniss's personality, and she likes the way she looks through Peeta's loving eyes. Katniss falls apart upon hearing that Effie Trinket is missing and Peeta's prep team was executed on live television - and she has to be sedated again.
However, Snow is willing to do whatever it takes to break Katniss, which does not bode well for the baker's son. Her pain translates to hate and anger. Seven volunteers are getting ready to take on the capitol - and Katniss guesses correctly that Gale is among them. Finnick reveals a lot of information about the Capitol's most visible citizens, including President Snow; most damning, that Snow gained power by poisoning all his allies lest they become enemies. Flickerman suggests to Peeta that Katniss was working with the rebels—a suggestion that Peeta angrily negates. Thus the crucial difference between them: Peeta does not possess the fire to lead innocent people into a deadly battle, and because of this, he would never have been able to serve as the Mockingjay.
But then he remembers the fire and. When she is well enough, Katniss goes to find Gale, who is in a research room with Beetee. Gale and Beetee are among the rebels who arrive in District 2 with new plans to crack the Nut. He and Katniss are being summoned to Command—the rebel meeting room. This is not to say that Peeta is weak - in fact, his selfless mission means that he does not fear death. In the books, we never really get an answer about who Heavensbee is really working for.