One of my favorite aspects of Siege and Storm is Alina’s greed for power being so integrated and natural, yet terrifying and understandable all at the same time. It was an amazing part of Alina’s character development.
Another early birthday present for Leigh? We can call this that.
"You’re alive," I whisper, pressing my palms against my cheeks, feeling the smile that’s so wide it must look like a grimace. Peeta’s alive. And a traitor. But at the moment, I don’t care. Not what he says, or who he says it for, only that he is still capable of speech.