A young, beautiful, and intelligent champion of the Hunger Games, who competed in the 75th Hunger Games alongside Katniss. Finnick Odair is a rebel who gladly films propaganda and participates in dangerous rebel missions. His experiences in the Hunger Games have traumatized him greatly, and he suffers from being separated from his love, Annie Cresta. Although the rebels rescue Annie from the government, and Finnick and Annie eventually marry, Finnick dies during a mission to the Capitol.
The timeline below shows where the character Finnick Odair appears in Mockingjay. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Among the crowd of people waiting in the Collective, Katniss spots her friend Finnick Odair, another contestant in the previous Games. Finnick, who seems frustrated and exhausted, explains to... (full context)
...showing them a swarm of hummingbirds he’s captured from the surface. He asks Katniss about Finnick. Katniss, remembering the look of sadness on Finnick’s face yesterday, tells Beetee that Finnick is... (full context)
...Afterwards, she’s led to an enormous soundstage, where Plutarch is waiting, along with Fulvia and Finnick Odair. Katniss notices a television screen, showing a strong, beautiful-looking woman who she doesn’t recognize.... (full context)
...some of which are explosive. Boggs, Coin’s strong, muscular assistant, enters the room, accompanied by Finnick. Beetee tells Finnick that he’s to have a new trident—this seems to cheer Finnick up... (full context)
...a point—Katniss doesn’t trust Coin, Plutarch, Haymitch, or any of the other rebel leaders. Hurriedly, Finnick turns off the television. He and Katniss must pretend that they didn’t see Peeta’s interview... (full context)
...from the hospital. That same day, she’s given permission to walk into the woods with Finnick. They take the opportunity to discuss Peeta’s broadcast without being observed. Neither Finnick nor Katniss... (full context)
...has hacked the Capitol networks once again. The footage then changes to an interview with Finnick, in which he talks about Rue’s death. The rebel leaders watch all this, delighted that... (full context)
...that Katniss seems stiff and uncomfortable, in contrast to her earlier “performances” as the Mockingjay. Finnick explains that Katniss knows that Snow is using Peeta to blackmail her. Katniss begins to... (full context)
...entertainment—in this way, the people are too distracted to rebel. Plutarch also tells Katniss that Finnick and Annie are to be married soon, and Katniss is genuinely happy about this. (full context)
...is getting better and overcoming his government conditioning. They’re joined by other mission participants, including Finnick, Annie, and Delly. Katniss is happy to see that Finnick is calmer and more stable... (full context)
...the Holo, contains a dangerous Pod called “Meat grinder.” As they walk through this area, Finnick pulls Katniss aside, a split-second before he’s captured in a beam of light and killed.... (full context)