I remember all those years in the woods, listening to Gale rant against the Capitol. Me, not paying close attention.Wondering why he even bothered to dissect its motives. Why thinking like our enemy would even matter. Clearly, it could have mattered today. When Gale questioned the existence of the hospital, he was not thinking of disease, but this. Because he never underestimates the cruelty of those we face.
”I should have volunteered to take your place in the first Games. Protected her then.”
Gale and Katniss protecting each other at all costs throughout the books.
Gale gave me a sense of security I’d lacked since my father’s death. […] But he turned into so much more than a hunting partner. He became my confidant, someone with whom I could share thoughts I could never voice inside the fence. In exchange, he trusted me with his. Being out in the woods with Gale… sometimes I was actually happy.
"We love making movies. We got into the business to make movies. At the end of the day, whether you’re doing a low budget film or a big budget film, you want it to do well and you want people to see it. That’s the whole point. You want to put some kind of message in it."