“Ladies and gentlemen,” Caesar Flickerman’s voice booms out, “I give you not one, but two Victors of the Second Quarter Quell, the Star-Crossed Lovers from District 12: Maysilee Donner and Haymitch Abernathy!”
In two steps, she’s in my arms. I spin her, dip her, and kiss her like a man insane. The audience screams. They want a show. They have to have a show. So I’m sure as hell gonna give them one. But all the while, I can only think one thing.
“Do you know, Maysi? Do you know how much trouble we’re in?”
- pg 361 The Quell