Hunger Games

The Hunger Games Helped A 12-Year-Old Girl Become A Real-Life Hero

The Hunger Games Helped A 12-Year-Old Girl Become A Real-Life Hero

Can YA fiction save lives? Or at least aid a kid suffering from a nasty wound? A 12-year-old Massachusetts girl helped an injured friend over the weekend thanks to quick thinking — and a makeshift tourniquet she whipped up using a technique she read about in The Hunger Games.

10 Most Messed-Up Versions Of The Hero’s Journey

10 Most Messed-Up Versions Of The Hero’s Journey

Everybody knows the hero’s journey by heart at this point. The chosen one gets called to adventure, refuses, accepts, goes on trials, loses a mentor, faces darkness, defeats evil. But sometimes the hero’s journey takes a major detour. Here are 10 hero’s journeys go went to a dark, terrible place.