W-well, I, uh... I really love how our clothing is applied here. Everyone I've seen looks so vibrant. In the district, we're working all of the time, so there's no reason to wear the things we make. But here, everyone looks so great!The crowd claps quietly, but it seems as though most of them were trying to respect Ceaser's request. Ceaser laughs lightly. "You're too kind, Calliope."I try to be.
Oh, well the chariot outfit wasn't really... I mean, it was beautiful, but... I feel more comfortable like this. She gives a small smile."And why is that?" Ceaser asks, leaning forward with interest.Well, that felt way too grown up for me. It was so long and... attention seeking. I'm just not like that."And those heals!" He adds with a gasp. Callie laughs along with the audience before she responds.Yeah, the heels were really bad. When our chariot started to move, I lost my balance and almost fell off!"You grabbed onto your partner for help, if I remember correctly, and held onto him for quite a long time."
Calliope's face turns bright red.N-no! At least... nothing I know about. I don't like to be noticed by people, really, so I doubt he even knows who I am. If anything, I just bugged him when I did that. But... I would like to find romance someday. I know a lot of tributes find it in the arena, but I'm sure I won't. Maybe if I win, there'll be someone that I... I don't know.
Oh, I'm definitely going to try, but.... I'm not really much of a fighter. If I think there's a person who can do more good than me if they get out, I'll do my best to help them survive, but if not, then I can't let my life go to waste. I want to help people - that's all I've every wanted to do in my life. And I'll do whatever's best for the greater good for these games. If that means that other people have to die so that I can save others outside of here, then that's what I'll do.The audience erupts into applause and suddenly, Calliope realizes that this whole thing was onstage, and she smiles, grateful for Ceaser's help through this interview. The alarm sounds letting them know that her times is up and she accepts Ceaser's hand, standing with him and accepting the attention for once.
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