Part One – Fame and Fortune Today is finally the day; this is the first year that I can be in the Hunger Games. Here I am standing in the assembly with everyone I grew up with at district four. I had to take a moment to let it all sink in. Being here at this assembly is what I have been training for my whole life. So many days of long training and so many broken bones. There is no way all of that hard work was for nothing. I looked around me and saw Marki Rossel fiddling with the buttons on his shirt. He was probably afraid of being chosen; he was always a scaredy cat. I’m not afraid like Marki. I’m stronger than he is.
I know that soon, will come my last breath. I find it a privilege, To grieve my own death. I think about how the infection spreads…