James and Lily in the Hunger Games
this is just a lil thing because i don’t have the heart to take this any further, obviously based on scene with rue dying, fun fun fun. i didn’t go any details with
The breeze whispers to her, warning her to move, but she stands as strong and solid as the trees around her. Whoever put the knife through her, they must be still around here somewhere, but she just can’t move.
It leaves her shaken as she stands and watches. She is pragmatic and logical and careful, and she knows without any shadow of a doubt that she could win this games. She’s the favourite for a reason. She ignores her instincts and follows her brain.
So why she doesn’t slip away silently, before anything worse happens, she cannot decipher.
Her feelings haven’t been in charge of her for years.
But watching this girl, dying, her bloody hand reaching up to the boy’s face as he cradles her, it immobilizes her. She remembers their reaping with a twist in her stomach and a grimace. It could hardly be more unfortunate if it tried - brother and sister, the girl only twelve and her name only entered once, both reaped, and both of them entering the games without much of a chance of seeing the end of it.