Can we just stop and talk about this for a minute?
Thresh doesn’t make an alliance. Thresh doesn’t waste time liking her. Thresh knows that either he must kill her or she must kill him for one of them to win.
But this is the only way he can repay her for protecting Rue when he couldn’t. It’s the only way he can repay her for honoring Rue when he couldn’t. He honors her by sparing her friend, the girl who would have died for her.
The revolution really doesn’t start with Katniss.
It starts with Rue.
SOMEBODY FINALLY SAID IT
Can we talk about how Clove DIED and it was glamourized and it was (even if fairly) cheered on? For heaven’s sake, she was GIRL. A crazy-eyed, bloodthirsty mess of a girl but she was still a child. I know she was a “villain” but she was still a child nonetheless.