He’s the most skilled. He’s the most fearsome. But there’s a scene at the end where we see there’s more humanity to this character than we could imagine.
+ Alexander Ludwig on his Hunger Games character; Cato
When Jennifer Lawrence is asked about the difference between the “good and bad deaths” in The Hunger Games, she gives an answer regarding the Careers that we should all be proud of.
“No one really needs me,” he says, and there’s no self-pity in his voice. It’s true his family doesn’t need him. They will mourn him, as will a handful of friends. But they will get on. Even Haymitch, with the help of a lot of white liquor, will get on. I realise only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.
you’re mine (all mine) - cato/clove EP
high horses - the swell season
[even at your worst babe, you were never as bad as this. you’ve gone as far as you can go, without dying]
your hands (together) - the new pornographers
[crude plays we used to stage, and you’ve saved the best for later, crude plays, and yet they made you mine]
soldier on - the temper trap
[well this side of mortality, is scaring me to death, to death]
the word of your body - spring awakening
[oh, i’m gonna be wounded, oh, i’m gonna be your wound, oh, i’m gonna bruise you, oh, you’re gonna be my bruise]
made - jamie scott
[i got this girl, and she don’t give a damn what you do or you don’t, break your world, take you by the hand, watch you go up in smoke]
hurt (nine inch nails cover) - johnny cash
[i will let you down, i will make you hurt]
be somebody - kings of leon
[now it’s your time, and you know where you stand, with a gun in your hand]
in which Alexander Ludwig does not know how to pronounce his own last name
my beautiful journey through a late-night viewing of the hunger games
warning this is long and written at 2am and makes no sense probably