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The Last Tribute: Chapter Twenty-One - The Phantom Librarian — LiveJournal
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The Last Tribute: Chapter Twenty-One
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From: (Anonymous) Date: November 4th, 2014 08:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm sure there are allies of Snow who would enjoy a "date" with both Katniss and Peeta (regardless of marital status) and that Snow would have absolutely no qualms about agreeing, except that the Capitol would be furious.
vesta_aurelia From: vesta_aurelia Date: November 4th, 2014 09:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's exactly what I was thinking.... these books make me very cynical about people :P
sonetka From: sonetka Date: November 5th, 2014 01:00 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes to that -- and with cameras everywhere, that's one instance where Snow's hypervigilance backfires on him. If Katniss or Peeta go on any kind of "date" anywhere, they're going to be spotted/recorded somehow and all of the Young Love fans will be righteously furious.
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: November 5th, 2014 05:22 am (UTC) (Link)
That's the brilliance of it from Haymitch's perspective -- the Capitol won't permit them to "cheat" on each other, so either Snow has to admit what he's doing to the victors or destroy the narrative that he hates, but needs to avoid seditious undertones (about to become overtones with a handful of berries). They cover up Finnick's exploitation by pretending he's just a really voracious playboy.
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