“Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not equipped to deal with them.” Whoa. So deeeeeeeeeep. That line, from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, is the most highlighted passage of all time on the Kindle.
What’s crazy is that the fauxdeep line is nearly two times as popular as the second-most highlighted passage, which is also from The Hunger Games trilogy. In fact, The Hunger Games trilogy completely dominates the most popular list. Well, dominates doesn’t even quite describe it, it pretty much is the list; 20 out of the 25 most highlighted passages are from the series, which include golden nuggets like:
“I just want to spend every possible minute of the rest of my life with you,” Peeta replies.
That was fifth place. This is 11th:
“District Twelve. Where you can starve to death in safety”
And for some reason, this at 15th:
He tells of the history of Panem, the country that rose up out of the ashes of a place that was once called North America. He lists the disasters, the droughts, the storms, the fires, the encroaching seas that swallowed up so much of the land, the brutal war for what little sustenance remained.