— He's a Career. You know what that is?
— From District 1.
— And 2.
— They train in a special academy until they're 18. Then they volunteer. By that point, they're pretty lethal.
— But they don't receive any special treatment. In fact, they stay in the exact same apartment as you do. And I don't think they let them have dessert. And you can.
— I've never been very good at friends.
— For starters, it does help when you know the person. I hardly know anything about you except that you're stubborn and good with a bow.
— That about sums me up.
— No, there's more than that, you just don't want to tell me.
— It's like I said, I'm...
— See, Katniss, the way the whole friend thing works is you have to tell each other the deep stuff.
— The deep stuff?
— Uh-oh. Like what?
— Like, uh... What's your favorite color?
— Well, now you've stepped over the line.
— How are you finding The Capitol? And don't say, «With a map».
— It's different. It's very different than back home.
— Different. In what way? Give us an example.
— Okay. Well, the showers here are weird.
— The showers?
— Yes. We have different showers.
— I have a question for you, Caesar. Do I smell like roses to you? Take a whiff?
— All right. You see?
— Yes. Do I smell like it?
— You definitely smell better than I do.
— Well, I've lived here longer.