“Sometimes the future changes quickly and completely, and we’re left with only the choice of what to do next. We can choose to be afraid of it, to stand there trembling not moving, assuming the worst that can happen or we step forward into the unknown and assume it will be brilliant.” - Cristina Yang
1024. years after the young demigods we came to know and love were dead, the flame in the west finally died out. the world we all knew reached the end of its life. and as the gods walked back into the depths of chaos from which they originated, they looked back at the ruins of the world they had come to love and a tear was shed. this new, brutal land was not the world in which they ruled. and the empty desolation stared back as if mocking them. this new world, now called panem.