Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Carl: Oh, it’s wonderful. The thing I love about it is the way it builds the whole story, you know, and, and you get so involved with these characters that you, you just have to know what's gonna happen next.