And then it happens. Up and down the row, the victors begin to join hands. Some right away, like the morphlings, or Wiress and Beetee. Other unsure but caught up in the demands of those around them, like Brutus and Enobaria. By the time the anthem plays it’s final strains, all twenty-four of us stand in one unbroken line in what must be the first public show of unity among the districts since the Dark Days. You can see the realization of this as the screens begin to pop into blackness. It’s too late, though. In the confusion they didn’t cut us off in time. Everyone has seen.
~ Katniss Everdeen, Catching Fire. (via howlsmovingcastle)