Can we just stop and talk about this for a minute?
Thresh doesn’t make an alliance. Thresh doesn’t waste time liking her. Thresh knows that either he must kill her or she must kill him for one of them to win.
But this is the only way he can repay her for protecting Rue when he couldn’t. It’s the only way he can repay her for honoring Rue when he couldn’t. He honors her by sparing her friend, the girl who would have died for her.
The revolution really doesn’t start with Katniss.
It starts with Rue.
SOMEBODY FINALLY SAID IT
What he’s all about is not what a lot of people take from the books,” He’s loved and lost, and is tormented by that pain. “He’s a very sensitive, insecure lost soul. He’s a broken man. I think that’s all hidden behind this very false, charismatic, charming, confident exterior. That’s what really interested me—that so many people read the books and take away the fact that he’s an arrogant guy. I saw past that. I saw through that.” - Sam Claflin