It is unknown how long the rebellion lasted or the exact number of casualties on either side although the Capitol claims that for every dead Capitol citizen, two rebels died , but by the end of the conflict, the Capitol had quelled the rebellion, defeating twelve of the districts and obliterating the thirteenth entirely, leaving it a mystery. The Districts The nation of Panem is separated into a total of thirteen nation-states known as districts, twelve of which are recognized as operational by the Capitol, and each being solely responsible for producing, procuring, or refining goods in a particular industry as dictated by the Capitol. It was proof that the Capitol's control over its people was so inexorable and unstoppable that they could do something so sadistic as to force the children of their conquered foes to kill each other in a battle royale. People do not speak to Avoxes unless giving them an order. In Mockingjay it is revealed that District 13 had an entire fleet of hovercraft, but had never used them due to the fear that the Capitol would retaliate with even more firepower. In an attempt to end the rebellion, the Capitol destroyed District 12, echoing the faked destruction of District 13 during the first rebellion. The other victor chosen to compete in the Seventy-fifth Hunger Games is a woman named Wiress, who discovered that the arena operated like a clock and told Katniss how to detect , after she pointed or at least started to point out the force field put up between the Gamemakers and the victors.
Another victor, Commander Lyme, was the leader of the rebellion's District 2 forces during the takeover of The Nut. The resemblance is especially expressed in fur and eye color, but also with collars which match the tributes' district numbers. Overall, the condition of the district is worse than District 12, because, as the food-producing district, security is enforced greatly and harsh measures, including summary execution, are implemented to keep people from stealing anything meant for the Capitol. It is revealed in that the district is in actuality still operational, though it has seceded from the nation of Panem and operates covertly. District 2 is made up of many small villages, each based around a mine. The size of the country is known not to be as large as North America today, given that, according to Katniss, large areas of land across the world were flooded by rising sea level.
About six months after the Games, the victor participates in the Victory Tour. The arena for the 74th Hunger Games is a largely forested area with a central meadow where the Cornucopia is located, a lake, and a wheat field. It is thus the second-most targeted of the districts during the Second Rebellion, after District 12 which is outright destroyed. This Quell has no winner, and is the last Hunger Game. Additionally, each District has only one major population center, and with very few exceptions farming, fishing and lumber most of the economic production of that District takes place there. In The Hunger Games, they set the forest on fire and switched between day and night at will.
Also, Katniss notes that this district's children begin work at an early age. Boeing, far and away, holds the title as the largest private-sector employer in Washington state. She stole some berries from 's collection. However, the victors' involvement with the games and the Capitol does not end there. The universe also contains fictional flora and fauna, such as the Mockingjay, a bird whose mimicry is used as a plot device, and after whom the third book in the series is named.
District 13 was supposedly bombed and destroyed before the first annual Hunger Games at the end of the Dark Days war, but it was hinted in Catching Fire that they had survived and in Mockingjay it is confirmed that District 13 had become, literally, an underground district when the population retreated to bunkers. The rebels also used them in this manner while attacking the Nut in District 2 and the bombing of the Capitol. During the Quarter Quell, Katniss shoots an arrow into the force field surrounding the arena, destroying the arena. It is located somewhere in the South and is very large, possibly occupying nearly all of the. The twenty-four tributes are sent to an arena and forced to fight to the death, until a single victor remains.
It does have a role in food production. After attending celebrations in the Capitol, the victors return to their home district for celebrations paid for by The Capitol. It was proof that the Capitol's control over its people was so inexorable and unstoppable that they could do something so sadistic as to force the children of their conquered foes to slay each other in a battle royale. It is unknown who killed her. In , the nation of Panem implied to be North America after some sort of post apocalyptic scenario is divided into 13 districts and the Capitol.
This results in Annie being the only surviving Victor from District 4 left after the war. The black market, located at an old coal warehouse named the Hob, was where many of the citizens made their money. Many do not know where it leads to; as revealed in Catching Fire, the forest eventually ends at District 13, located a week away from District 12 on foot. District 4 primarily was not to starved but they were fed up with the oppression they received at the hands of the Capitol who constantly demanded increased quotas of fish. Citizens of the Capitol are culturally distinct from those of the Districts, speaking with a characteristic accent and choosing first names of ancient derivation, with the city itself having a modernized version of. Each Quarter Quell includes a different twist to the rules, to serve as a reminder to the districts of some aspect of the rebellion. Therefore, the refugees were welcomed as new breeding stock.
Originally, there were thirteen districts in Panem. According to the Mockingjay podiums, District 6 had 4 victors. District 9 is the only district to lose both of its tributes in the bloodbath of both the 74th and 75th Hunger Games and the only one to have no named characters in the trilogy. Under President 's reign, District 4 found themselves searching for more unique seafood like sea urchins, sea horses, and other delicacies to suite the palate of the Capitol. The most frequent punishment consists of , but can include the and for the most serious crimes. In District 13, all citizens outfits consisted of just simple grey jumpsuits. Katniss drops a tracker jacker nest on several tributes during her first Hunger Games, killing two of them.
It consists primarily of the fictional nation of Panem, its Capitol where the government resides, and the outlying districts, numbered 1 to 12, each with a different economy. When a citizen wakes up, they are given a temporary tattoo of their personalized schedule for the day, though Katniss usually ignores it, wandering around and sleeping. The economy is centered around three major parts in the District 4. Afterwards, they learn strategy with mentors drawn from their District's pool of past victors for Katniss and Peeta, Haymitch, who is the only living victor from District 12 and train in combat and survival skills with the other tributes. Katniss then leaves the dining car and gets a glimpse inside of some sort of control room with a large map showing the different districts. They can jump extremely far and are capable of decapitating their victims with a single bite. While it is a major territory, it is not considered one of the thirteen districts.
It is implied that security is strict in District 8 following the uprising and the citizens are desperate for hope. District 14: is located in Maine and New Hampshire. District 11 is located somewhere near Atlanta and is quite large. It is situated primarily on the western side of North America, and the Capitol is located in an area formerly known as the Rocky Mountains. He sees a flock of candy-pink birds attacking Maysilee and they spear her throat with their razor-sharp beaks as he arrives. Less than 900 people escaped, most thanks to the foresight of Gale Hawthrone. Ironically, this directly results in its residents generally being malnourished and underfed despite its focus on agriculture.