Weapon As an Avox, she could not publicly acknowledge anything that was not a direct order, so Katniss' initial attempt at conversation was ignored. Throughout The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, she is known simply as the "Avox girl". As an Avox, she is of Panem's lowest social class, essentially a slave. During the Quarter Quell, Lavinia was once again Katniss and Peeta's Avox, along with former Peacekeeper Darius, who was sent in to scare and make Katniss discontented. When the boy was killed, she screamed what sounded like a name, and Katniss wondered if it was the name of the boy. Years later, Lavinia waited on Katniss as an Avox whose tongue had been cut out for committing crimes against the Capitol. Home https://thehungergames.fandom.com/wiki/Avox?oldid=921958, The term "avox" is derived from the Ancient Greek prefix. A Capitol hovercraft appeared; the boy was struck with a spear that was shot from the hovercraft and was killed instantly, then was lifted up to the hovercraft, not to be mentioned again in the series. Fate While in the Capitol, preparing for 75th Hunger Games, Katniss recognizes the Avoxes sent to serve the District 12 tributes as … Another Avox is Pollux, one of Katniss' cameramen in Mockingjay. Female Avox The Hunger Games Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. Being an Avox, her tongue was cut out and she is therefore mute. Effie then told her to get up when she took a while looking at Darius and speaking wordlessly everything she wanted to tell him. After the 75th Hunger Games, Darius and Lavinia were taken hostage, and she was tortured and killed immediately by painful electrocution in front of Peeta. She is said to resemble Delly Cartwright, according to Peeta, however, this was simply an excuse to cover for Katniss' accidentally letting the slip that she recognised the Avox. Lavinia is described as a matching set with Darius by Effie Trinket in Catching Fire, for their similarly red hair. Book Appearances When the girl was trapped in the net, Katniss believes she sees her cry out, "Help!". They get their tongues chopped off as punishment. While on the District 12 floor of the building where tributes are kept before the 75th Hunger Games, Katniss purposefully dropped her bowl of peas on the floor. Book Mentioned In the play, Lavinia has her tongue and hands removed after she is assaulted so she will not reveal who attacked her. The Capitol Another known Avox is Darius, a former Peacekeeper in District 12. She asks how Katniss knew her, when she clearly shouldn't. She is also mentioned as the wife of Æneas in Paradiso, the third canticle, in Canto VI. Avoxes have had their tongues cut out, rendering them mute. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. https://thehungergames.fandom.com/wiki/Lavinia?oldid=917467. They appeared to be escaping from the Capitol to District 13 for unknown reasons, and Katniss noted that the two had a "Capitol look" to them. Deceased He was a friend of Katniss. Most Avoxes will have been hunted and caught by the Peacekeepers of their respective Districts. The Hunger Games,Catching Fire People do not speak to Avoxes unless giving them an order. Katniss panics, but Peeta covers for her by saying she looks like a girl from District 12, Delly Cartwright. Lavinia They are used as domestic servants and waiters upon tributes and Capitol citizens. are charged with the day-to-day maintenance of the Capitol and work shifts in the Transfer network under the city. She saw this particular female Avox in the forest surrounding District 12 while she was hunting with Gale. While Katniss recalls Delly to be friendly, she contrasts it with the fact that she had never seen Lavinia smile. He became an Avox after trying to stop Romulus Thread, the new Head Peacekeeper of District 12, from whipping Katniss' friend, Gale. An Avox is a person who has been punished for being a rebel against the Capitol; a traitor or a deserter. Lavinia from Roman mythology, the daughter of King Latinus, appears with her father in Limbo in Canto IV of Dante's Inferno, the first canticle of his Divine Comedia. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Avox was with another boy. He was a friend of Katniss. Katniss recognizes a redheaded Avox while staying in the Capitol during the 74th Hunger Games training period.