The Hunger Games continues to captivate audiences with its gripping storyline of survival and rebellion. The latest addition to the franchise, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, has prompted fans to revisit the series and uncover forgotten details. The movies, while highlighting the horrors of Panem, had to omit certain characters and plotlines, leaving readers to unravel their full implications. These overlooked facts bring a new level of sadness to the already bleak world of Panem. Despite its harrowing premise, The Hunger Games remains a powerful young adult franchise.