Tag: Mockingjay

Mockingjay Ch23

Last time on Mockingjay, I’m rising to my feet when a woman throws open the door. She wears a bright turquoise silk robe embroidered with exotic birds. Her magenta hair’s fluffed up like a cloud and decorated with gilded butterflies. Grease from the half-eaten sausage she’s holding smears her lipstick. The expression on her face says she recognizes me. She opens her mouth to call for help.
Without hesitation, I shoot her through the heart.


Break 2

I think the issue is simply a matter of what the author can write. She can write people running around killing each other quite well. (She can’t write it realistically, but she can certainly write it.) She can also do a decent job writing about movie stars who get delicious food, covered in makeup, and then have to do various TV-related activities, I just don’t care to read about that.

She can’t write anything else. And that’s the problem. In the other books, she was mostly in her comfort zone. The actual content was reprehensible, to say nothing of unresearched, but at least there was content.

So here’s what should have happened: