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Airtime Assault
When District 13 hacks the Capitol's systems to play their propos over any Capitol announcements
Avox
A person convicted of treason who has their tongue removed and is forced into servitude for the Capitol.
Bunker Protocol
The safety procedure of citizens in District 13 during airstrikes where they take shelter in the lower levels of the building
Career Tributes (Careers)
Children who train from an early age to master fighting skills and who volunteer to compete in the Hunger Games. Usually are from Districts 1, 2, and 4.
Communicuff
Communication device used by the military in District 13
Cornucopia
The center of the Arena where the weapons and supplies are placed
Districts
The 12 regions of Panem, each specializing in a different commodity
District Escort
The Capitol employee in charge of preparing the tributes prior to the start of the Hunger Games
Gamemakers
The group who design and execute the environment and challenges in the Hunger Games
Hijacked
The process by which Tracker Jacker venom is used to manipulate a person's memories and create fear
Holo
A handheld holograph used by District 13 to map the Capitol
Jabberjay
Genetically modified birds that could mimic human speech created by the Capitol to use in surveillance
Justice Building
The government building in where the Reaping takes place
Mockingjay
Unintended crossbreeds of Jabberjays and mockingbirds, considered a symbol of Capitol failure
Muttations (Mutts)
Creatures genetically modified by the Capitol for war and for a challenge in the Hunger Games
Nightlock
Poisonous berries; as seen in the 74th Hunger Games
Opening Ceremony
A parade through the Capitol where citizens can see the tributes for the first time
Panem
The country that arose in what was once North America after natural disasters and war
Peacekeeper
Law enforcement from the Capitol that maintain order in the Districts
Pods
Defense traps hidden throughout the Capitol designed to kill invaders
Propos
Anti-Capitol propoganda videos created by District 13
Quarter Quell
A glorified version of Hunger Games that occurs every 25 years; marked by a significant deviance from the normal rules
Remake Center
The building where the tributes are beautified for interviews and events
Reaping
The process and ceremony by which the tributes are chosen
Special Defense
The sector of District 13's military focusing on new technology and developing advanced weapons
Sponsors
Citizens of Panem who send gifts to competing tributes during the Games
Tesserae
Putting one's name in another time for the Reaping in exchange for grain and oil
The Arena
The annually designed venue for the Hunger Games; controlled off-site by Gamemakers, who modify the climate and other conditions
The Capitol
The wealthiest District of Panem where the governing body resides
The Dark Days
The uprising of the Districts against the Capitol
The Hunger Games
A battle to the death where each district of Panem offers two tributes as penance for an old rebellion
The Hob
The black market in District 12 that operates in an abandoned coal warehouse
The Seam
The area of District 12 that borders the forest
Tracker Jacker
Genetically modified wasps with highly poisonous stings that can resuls in delirium, hallucinations, and death
Training Center
The building where the tributes are given the chance to train in basic survival skills
Treaty of Treason
The laws made after the First Rebellion which led to the Hunger Games
Tributes
The male and female competitors from each district that take part in the Hunger Games
Victor
The winner of the Hunger Games
Victory Tour
A tour where the victor of the most recent Hunger Games visits each District
Victors' Village
A neighborhood in each District where the winners of past Hunger Games live