Have you read the book “Hunger Games”? Do you wonder who killed Prim? Is Gale responsible for Prim’s death?
As we read the novel, it clearly states that Gale Hawthorne did not kill Prim Everdeen.
Then who is responsible for Prim’s death?
To know more about the novel, read the article below.
Who is Gale Hawthorne?
Gale Hawthorne is a fictitious protagonist in Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games series. In this series, Gale developed love and affection towards his best friend Katniss Everdeen.
Gale serves as a mentor of Katniss and Peeta Mellark. He was responsible to support and guide them throughout the battle.
He is known for his skills as a very talented trapper and archer. Gale also plays an important role in the Capitol’s uprising.
Panem district 12 is the place where Gale was born, it was considered to be the poorest district among all. Gale lost his father when he was young in a mine explosion.
Gale is a survivor who has faced many hardships. He is also very keen to make a better world for Panem.
However, his hunger for justice and revenge leads him to make difficult choices that eventually affects his relationship with Katniss.
Who is Prim Everdeen?
In the series “Hunger Games” Prim Everdeen is a kind and compassionate girl who was gifted with healing powers, which she generally uses to help people with sickness.
Katniss and Prim shared a specific sibling bond. Both the sisters supported and loved each other the same way.
Prim is known to be a valuable member of the Rebellion against the Capitol.
Did Gale Kill Prim?
In the novel “The Hunger Games” which is illustrated by Suzanne Collins, Gale Hawthorne was not responsible for Prim’s death.
Prim died in the explosion that was installed by the Capitol on district 12. Prim’s death left an everlasting effect on her sister Katniss as well as the rebellion.
Gale was very devastated after Prim’s death and blamed himself for failing to protect her.
It is important to note that Gale was not responsible for Prim’s death, he was not even present when the explosion occurred.
Prim Everdeen is a beloved character by many people and readers.
About Hunger Games.
Suzanne Collins’s dystopian book The Hunger Games was originally published in 2008. It is the first novel of a trilogy that includes Catching Fire (2009) and Mockingjay (2010).
The series takes place in Panem, a dystopian future society divided into a rich capital and twelve surrounding districts.
One boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 has to be sent forcefully from each district, to compete in the Hunger Games every year, it is an event in which the tributes fight in battle to the death until only one survivor remains.
Prim’s death was a tragedy, but it was not Gale’s fault.
Some people have assumed that Gale may have indirectly caused Prim’s death by participating in the rebellion. However it is important to note that Prim died in the explosion.
Although readers of various ages have liked The Hunger Games, it is a favorite series among young adults. With interesting characters and a powerful message, it is a well-written and fascinating book.
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