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A pair of escapees from District 8, the former a student and the latter a teacher, both from the same school. They fled during an uprising in their district, in an attempt to make it to District 13.
- Adapted Out: They were left out of the film adaptation of Catching Fire.
- City Mouse: Having lived in the urban District 8 their entire lives, what few survival skills they have they learned from watching previous Hunger Games, such as boiling pine needles to make tea.
- Dressing as the Enemy: Working in the factories after school, they were able to squirrel away parts of Peacekeeper uniforms to disguise themselves in their escape.
- Facial Markings: Bonnie has a distinctive strawberry birthmark over one of her eyes.
- Meaningful Name: Twill is a type of textile fabric, while Bonnie's name is a pun on "bobbin," a small metal spindle that holds the thread in a sewing machine. District 8's industry is textiles.
- Parental Substitute: Being the older of the pair by about two decades, Twill is the closest thing to a mother that Bonnie has.
- Uncertain Doom: They're not seen in District 13 during Mockingjay, meaning they were most likely either caught and killed by the Capitol or simply perished in the wilderness.
- Widow Woman: Twill's husband was killed during the bombing of a factory in District 8, along with Bonnie's entire family.
- You Remind Me of X: When Katniss offers Bonnie a cheese bun and she says, "Oh, is this all for me?", she's reminded of sharing groosling with Rue and hearing her say, "Oh, I've never head a whole leg to myself before."
The president of District 13.
- Asshole Victim: Literally no one feels sorry for her when Katniss finally kills her with her bow, given that shes a Faux Affably Evil power hungry sociopath willing to commit horrible atrocities.
- Big Bad Ensemble: With President Snow. Coin at first seems like the Big Good trying to make everything better, but by the end of the final novel both Snow and Katniss realise she's just been motivated by power this whole time.
- The Chessmaster: She gets all of the other Districts to fight the Capitol while her own sits back and waits to strike, and she makes Katniss the face and symbol of the rebellion while controlling her by holding her friends and family hostage and sending her on dangerous missions in the hope that she will be martyred and thus, not a threat to Coin as a rival.
- Genghis Gambit: In order to rally the people in the Capitol on her side and end things early, Coin blows up a bunch of children and makes it look like Snow is responsible. It works, initially.
- Hate Sink: As bad as President Snow was, he was at least decent enough to keep his word regardless of how much it benefited him, on the other hand Coin always broke her promises whenever it benefited her, and was willing to kill millions and frame Snow for the sake of keeping power, which makes her death at the hands of Katniss and Snow very satisfying.
- Hypocrite: Under her rules, District 13 is run with utmost efficiency and little waste, and newcomers are welcomed, since they have extremely limited resources and low fertility in their population. As a result, waste of resources or human life are treated as crimes in 13... but Coin sacrifices the lives of rebel medics to frame the Capitol in a horrific False Flag Operation that President Snow indicates was unnecessary, as his surrender was imminent.
- Icy Blue Eyes: The second type - she's stern, strong-willed, and willing to hurt people to get what she wants.
- Meaningful Name: She and Snow are two sides of the same coin. Plus Alma means "soul" in Spanish- further showing that her soul has two sides.
- Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: Claims to be trying to overthrow a corrupt government to make things more fair and free, but in actuality she just wants to be President herself and doesn't really plan on changing anything except who gets to be in charge and who gets to be fodder.
- Shoot the Hostage: She orders a bombing attack on children being used as human shields by President Snow - and makes it appear that the attack was initiated by Snow, in order to destroy any remaining public support for Snow's regime.
- Walking Spoiler: Discussing her in any way requires giving away that District 13 is still around and going.
- Would Hurt a Child:
- Doesn't do it directly herself, but she has Capitol children blown up to make it look like Snow was behind their deaths. Later, as a way for the districts to sate their desire for vengeance on the Capitol, she also proposes the idea of a final Hunger Games using the children of Capitol officials and politicians.
- It's also implied that she sent Prim to the front lines of the rebel medics, who were allowed past the barricade to treat the injured children and were subsequently blown up as well, just so she could have Katniss's support.
Coin's right-hand man and leader of Squad 451.
- Butt-Monkey: Poor Boggs gets a fair share of humiliation and suffering throughout Mockingjay, from Gale punching and breaking his nose, to Katniss puking all over him, to his cruel death.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: His legs are blown off by a mine pod, and subsequently bleeds to death.
- Number Two: He is President Coin's right-hand man.
- Token Good Teammate: Despite being Coin's number two, it becomes apparent that Boggs is loyal to the cause of the rebellion and not on Coin herself. He even tips Katniss off regarding Coin's plan to eliminate her. When she learns about it, Katniss quickly decides that she can trust him.
- Heroic Sacrifice: She and Leeg 1 sacrifice themselves to hold off the lizard mutts while the others escape.
- Number Two: She is Boggs' number two and becomes exasperated when Katniss refuses to hand over the squad's Holo after his death (though she grudgingly complies).
- We Hardly Knew Ye: We don't know learn much about her before she is killed.
- Always Identical Twins: The group calls them Leeg 1 and 2 because of it. However, Katniss notes that Leeg 1 has "weird yellow flecks in her eyes," making it easier for her to distinguish the two.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Leeg 1 and Jackson sacrifice themselves to hold off the lizard mutts while the others escape.
- Identical Twin ID Tag: Leeg 1 has yellow flecks in her eyes, while Leeg 2 doesn't.
- Small Role, Big Impact: Leeg 2's death causes the squad to become one member short, so Peeta is sent to replace her. Since Peeta undergoes his trauma healing on the go, he would have probably never recovered from his hijacking if Leeg 2 did not die.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Leeg 2 was the first member of Squad 451 to die thanks to accidental mislabeling of a pod which shot a cluster of metal darts, killing her. Leeg 1 died along with Lieutenant Jackson from the Meat Grinder pod.
- Bad "Bad Acting": According to Katniss, his acting for the propos is less than stellar.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: He gets pulled by a barbed wire net and is helpless as black tar washes over and kills him.
- Murder by Mistake: Peeta, in his hijacking frenzy, pushes him into a Capitol pod that leads to his death.
- The Quiet One: Katniss describes him as this.
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Like the rest of the Star Squad, we don't learn much about him before he bites the dust.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: He is willing to give Katniss a free pass for not attending his sessions, as he wants to rest himself. Later, after Katniss assassinates Coin, Aurelius gives a testimony that Katniss is insane to save her from being punished. It is noted that he covers up for Katniss' absence during the mandatory sessions throughout the next several years by faking records of her visitation.