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* EvilVirtues: Honesty when it comes to [[IGaveMyWord making promises]]. Snow is many things, but a promise-breaker isn't one of them. [[spoiler:This is one of the reasons Katniss concludes he's telling the truth when he said it was Coin who ordered the bombing of the Capitol children and Prim rather than him, since they both promised they wouldn't lie to each other.]]

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* EvilVirtues: Honesty when it comes to [[IGaveMyWord making promises]]. Snow is many things, but a promise-breaker isn't one of them. [[spoiler:This is one of the reasons Katniss concludes he's telling the truth when he said it was Coin who actually ordered the bombing of the Capitol children and Prim rather than instead of him, since they both promised they wouldn't lie to each other.]]


* EvillerThanThou: However terrible a person Coriolanus is, Snow never even comes close to just how sociopathic, vindictive, petty, insane and misanthropic Gaul was. Case in point, she arranges for Clemensia to be poisoned due to the girl lying to her over an assignment Clemensia was supposed to work on with Snow. Snow himself indulges in DisproportionateRetribution, but never for something so banal as lying on a homework assignment.

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* EvillerThanThou: EvilerThanThou: However terrible a person Coriolanus is, Snow never even comes close to just how sociopathic, vindictive, petty, insane and misanthropic Gaul was. Case in point, she arranges for Clemensia to be poisoned due to the girl lying to her over an assignment Clemensia was supposed to work on with Snow. Snow himself indulges in DisproportionateRetribution, but never for something so banal as lying on a homework assignment.


* MoralityPet: It's subtle, but their presence reminds Katniss that most people in the Capitol aren't evil, just largely ignorant of what the Districts have to suffer through. In spite of herself, she becomes sincerely fond of them, to the point where she's ''furious'' when she finds out they're being held prisoner and tortured in ''Mockingjay.''

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* MoralityPet: It's subtle, but their presence reminds Katniss that most people in the Capitol aren't evil, evil sadists, just largely ignorant of what the Districts have to suffer through. In spite of herself, she becomes sincerely fond of them, to the point where she's ''furious'' when she finds out they're being held prisoner and tortured in ''Mockingjay.''


* OlderThanTheyLook: Venia is never described as looking old, but her natural hair is shown to be growing in grey during ''Mockingjay,'' implying that she might be in her forties or fifties. Her being the calmest and emotionally strongest of the trio adds some evidence to support this.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Venia is never described as looking old, but her natural hair is shown to be growing in grey during ''Mockingjay,'' implying that she might be in her forties or fifties. Her being the calmest and emotionally strongest of the trio adds some evidence to support this.this, as well as mentions of plastic surgery being common in the Capitol to make people look younger.


* DeadlyDecadentCourt: There's the general hedonism show throughout the novels.

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* DeadlyDecadentCourt: DecadentCourt: There's the general hedonism show throughout the novels.


* GreaterScopeVillain: Volumnia is this for '''''[[UpToEleven the entire series, and in multiple ways]]'''''!

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Volumnia is this for '''''[[UpToEleven the entire series, and in multiple ways]]'''''!ways.


* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:With him being the most talked about stylist after designing District 12's fiery uniforms, he knows what he would happen to him when he makes Katniss' Quarter Quell interview dress turn into a gown resembling a mockingjay (a rebellion symbol) for all of Panem to see. He pays the ultimate price for it, though not before already designing a combat Mockingjay suit for Katniss and the rebels to use once he was gone.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:With him being the most talked about stylist after designing District 12's fiery uniforms, he knows what he would happen to him when he makes Katniss' Quarter Quell interview dress turn into a gown resembling a mockingjay (a rebellion symbol) for all of Panem to see. He pays the ultimate price for it, though not before already designing a combat Mockingjay suit for Katniss and the rebels to use once he was gone.]]

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Venia is never described as looking old, but her natural hair is shown to be growing in grey during ''Mockingjay,'' implying that she might be in her forties or fifties. Her being the calmest and emotionally strongest of the trio adds some evidence to support this.

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* FormerlyFat: Octavia is described as plump, but loses a significant amount of weight while being held prisoner and deprived of food in District 13, causing her skin to hang off of her like a deflating balloon.


* MoralityPet: Subtly, but their presence reminds Katniss that most people in the Capitol aren't evil, just largely ignorant of what the Districts have to suffer through. In spite of herself, she becomes sincerely fond of them.

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* MoralityPet: Subtly, It's subtle, but their presence reminds Katniss that most people in the Capitol aren't evil, just largely ignorant of what the Districts have to suffer through. In spite of herself, she becomes sincerely fond of them. them, to the point where she's ''furious'' when she finds out they're being held prisoner and tortured in ''Mockingjay.''


* FacialMarkings: The gold tattoos above Venia's eyes.

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* FacialMarkings: The Venia sports gold tattoos above Venia's her eyes.



* MoralityPet: Subtly, but their presence reminds Katniss that most people in the Capitol aren't evil, just largely ignorant of what the Districts have to suffer through. In spite of herself, she becomes sincerely fond of them.



* SleepyHead: According to Katniss, they never get up before noon unless it's a national emergency.

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* SleepyHead: According to Katniss, they never get up before noon unless it's a national emergency.emergency, like her leg hair.


* ALighterShadeOfBlack: President Snow is a cruel leader who breaks and disposes of his enemies while keeping Panem under an iron rule, but Katniss realizes that [[spoiler: President Coin leading the rebellion is worse because she's two-faced, wasteful and dishonest, seeking to create a near-identical regime]]. Snow, for all his evils, keeps his word and disdains killings that don't accomplish anything, and Katniss [[spoiler: decides to assassinate Coin instead of Snow.]] Additionally, he's nowhere near as bad as his EvilMentor, [[MisanthropeSupreme Volumnia Gaul]].

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* ALighterShadeOfBlack: President Snow is a cruel leader who breaks and disposes of his enemies while keeping Panem under an iron rule, but Katniss realizes that [[spoiler: President Coin leading the rebellion is worse because she's two-faced, wasteful and dishonest, seeking to create a near-identical regime]]. Snow, for all his evils, keeps his word and disdains killings that don't accomplish anything, and Katniss [[spoiler: decides to assassinate Coin instead of Snow.]] Additionally, he's nowhere near as bad as his EvilMentor, [[MisanthropeSupreme Volumnia Gaul]].


* ALighterShadeOfBlack: President Snow is a cruel leader who breaks and disposes of his enemies while keeping Panem under an iron rule, but Katniss realizes that [[spoiler: President Coin leading the rebellion is worse because she's two-faced, wasteful and dishonest, seeking to create a near-identical regime]]. Snow, for all his evils, keeps his word and disdains killings that don't accomplish anything, and Katniss [[spoiler: decides to assassinate Coin instead of Snow.]]

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* ALighterShadeOfBlack: President Snow is a cruel leader who breaks and disposes of his enemies while keeping Panem under an iron rule, but Katniss realizes that [[spoiler: President Coin leading the rebellion is worse because she's two-faced, wasteful and dishonest, seeking to create a near-identical regime]]. Snow, for all his evils, keeps his word and disdains killings that don't accomplish anything, and Katniss [[spoiler: decides to assassinate Coin instead of Snow.]]]] Additionally, he's nowhere near as bad as his EvilMentor, [[MisanthropeSupreme Volumnia Gaul]].



* EvillerThanThou: However terrible a person Coriolanus is, Snow never even comes close to just how sociopathic, vindictive, petty, insane and misanthropic Gaul was. Case in point, she arranges for Clemensia to be poisoned due to the girl lying to her over an assignment Clemensia was supposed to work on with Snow. Snow himself indulges in DisproportionateRetribution, but never for something so banal as lying on a homework assignment.



%%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* FishOutOfWater: While living in the Capitol.



%%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* NouveauRiche: His family are this.

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%%Administrivia/ZeroContextExample* * NouveauRiche: His family are this.were wealthy residents of District 2 who were allowed to move into the Captiol after the Rebellion was crushed. They're still viewed with disdain from Capitol natives.



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* FatAndSkinny: Venia is described as tall, thin and angular, while Octavia is plump and curvy.

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* NoodleIncident: Apparently, Octavia made a big mistake getting everyone to wear feathered costumes at her birthday party.
* QuirkyCurls: Flavius's hair is styled in bright orange corkscrew locks, one of the many strange fashion trends that exist in the Capitol.

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