“Safe to do what? Starve? Work like slaves? Send their kids to the reaping? You haven’t hurt people - you’ve given them an opportunity. They just have to be brave enough to take it. There’s already been talk in the mines. People who want to fight. Don’t you see? It’s happening! It’s finally happening! If there’s an uprising in District Eight, why not here? Why not everywhere? This could be it, the thing we’ve been -“
“Stop it! You don’t know what you’re saying. The Peacekeepers outside of Twelve, they’re not like Darius, or even Cray! The lives of district people - they mean less than nothing to theme!” I say.
“That’s why we have to fight!” he answers harshly.
“No! We have to leave here before they kill us and a lot of other people, too!” I’m yelling again, but I can’t understand why he’s doing this. Why doesn’t he see what’s so undeniable?
Gale pushes me roughly away from him. “You leave, then. I’d never go in a million years.”
“You were happy enough to go before. I don’t see how an uprising in District Eight does anything but make itmore important that we leave. You’re just mas about-” No, I can’t throw Peeta in his face. “What about your family?”
“What about the other families, Katniss? The ones who can’t run away? Don’t you see? It can’t be about just saving us anymore. Not if the rebellion’s begun!” Gale shakes his head, not hiding his disgust with me. “You could do much.” He throws Cinna’s gloves at my feet. “i changed my mind. I don’t want anything hey made in the Capitol.” And he’s gone.
Chapter 7 p. 99-100 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Gale Hawthorne = Gryffindor (Based on your votes)