Author: Suzanne Collins
This quote is signifigant to the story because it shows the arena is a clock. Katniss and the rest of the allies find this out and understadn why this is all hapening. After this is said in the story they start to figure out what happens at each our. Now they canavoid what goes on.
Katniss is one of the winners of the 74th annual hunger games. Her nickname is the MockingJay because she wore a mockingjay pin into the hunger games and sparked a rebellion. She volunteered when her sister Primrose Everdeen was chosen for the hunger games. She is chosen for the Quater Quell since she is the only female victor from District 12.
Peeta is the other winner of the 74th annual hunger games. He is in love with Katniss. He is the son of the districts baker, and is a good painter. He volunteered for the Hynger Games in Haymitch's place.
Haymitch is the winner of the second Quarter Quell (50th annual Hunger Games). He helped train Peeta and Katniss in both of their Hunger Games expierences. He was chosen for the third Quater Quell, but Peeta volunteered in his place.