* Katniss Everdeen (girl on fire) <--- protagonist...most important * Peeta Mellark (boy who makes bread)
* Gale Hawthorne (best friend of Katniss)
* Haymitch Abernathy (mentor for Peeta and Katniss)
Katniss is a 16 year old protagonist. She lives in District 12 which is the poorest of all districts. Katniss eyes with her mother and sister, Primrose Everdeen. Katniss has dark hair, olive skin and grey eyes. She is best friends with Gale Hawthorne. She volunteered to be a tribute in order to save her sister. Katniss then has a feeling for Peeta, a guy who makes bread and was selected to be in the game with Katniss also from District 12, but Katniss also love Gale. Peeta Mellark:
16 years old and born in the richer part of the district to a baker. He has wavy blonde hair and blue eyes, a way to show of the wealthier people who were born in town, and is described as being very strong. He is the chosen male tribute to represent District 12. He saves Katniss's life multiple times, and has had a crush on her since he first saw her at age 5 at school but never had the courage to reveal it until the Games. Gale Hawthorne:
18 years old and is Katniss's best friend. They've met up in the woods for years since then became best friends and hunting partners. Gale's appearance is similar to Katniss's, as most people who live in that area. Gale became head of the Hawthorne family after his father was killed along with Katniss's father in the same mine explosion. Haymitch Abernathy:
The mentor of Peeta Mellark and Katniss Everdeen, and is the tribute winner of the 50th Hunger Games. Haunted by the nightmares of the Games he was in; he is rarely sober. At first he does not bother to protect Peeta and Katniss from the death awaiting them in the Games, but after they prove their strength he helps them through the Games Synopsis:
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