My prep team. My foolish, shallow, affectionate pets, with their obsessions with feathers and parties, nearly break my heart with their good-bye. It’s certain from Venia’s last words that we all know I won’t be returning. Does the whole world know it? I wonder. I look at Cinna. He knows, certainly. But as he promised, there’s no danger of tears from him.
These are the people who help the District 12 Victors & Mentors.
Effie Trinket: She has been the escort for District 12 for all Hunger Games related events. She’s responsible for getting her tributes, victors, & mentors where they need to be on time. Along with her energetic personality, she is a very positive person with Capitol style. She enjoys wearing a variety of wigs to coordinate with her outfits. Effie also considers herself to be a bit of an expert on architectural design.
Octavia: She is the member of Katniss’ prep team that has changed the most since the 74th Hunger Games. Her skin is no longer a pea green shade, but rather a light evergreen color. Octavia has always been curvy, but has become a little plumper than Katniss remembers.
Flavius: A member of Katniss Everdeen’s prep team for all Hunger Games events, Flavius is known for his orange corkscrew curly hair & his purple lipstick. Since the 74th Games, Flavius has been desperate to alter Katniss for a more Capitol look. The members of the prep team have been enjoying their notoriety since the previous Games.
Venia: Another member of Katniss’ prep team, Venia seems to be stronger than the other two. She styles her aqua hair into spikes all over her head. The gold tattoos on her face used to be confined to above her eyebrows, but now curl around under her eyes. This makes her look perpetually shocked.
Portia: The stylist for Peeta Mellark since the beginning of the 74th Games. Not much is known about Portia, except that she collaborates with Cinna on costume designs for District 12.
When my hair is done, I find Cinna downstairs in the living room, and just the sight of him makes me feel more hopeful.
Cinna: The stylist for Katniss Everdeen since the 74th Hunger Games, Cinna is unlike other Capitol citizens. He avoids the outrageous outfits & body modifications, instead choosing to wear simple clothes, keep his natural brown hair short, and only using a hint of gold eyeliner to bring out the gold flecks in his eyes. Since the end of the 74th Games, Cinna has been helping Katniss “develop” her talent for clothing design.
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