There's no place like home — especially for Katniss Everdeen.
The "Hunger Games" champion returns to District 12 for the first time since leaving for the "Catching Fire" Quarter Quell, in a brand new trailer for November's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1." She does not like what she sees.
As revealed at the end of "Catching Fire," District 12 is no more, leveled to the ground in retaliation for the rebellion's rescue of Katniss and other ex-champs from the Quarter Quell arena — nothing short of a declaration of war, in the eyes of the Capitol and President Snow. Now, Katniss needs to step up and become the face of the rebellion, but there are concerns about her ability to perform.
"She won't be able to handle it," says rebel leader Alma Coin, played by Julianne Moore. "The games destroyed her."
"No one else can do this but her," implores Plutarch Heavensbee, played by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. "We need to make it personal for her."
To that end, they send Katniss back to District 12, or what's left of it. She walks through the ruins of her old home, all the way to her old house in Victors' Village. There, she finds a few personal items — her favorite jacket, a picture of her late father — as well as a deadly message from evil President Snow: a white rose, lost in a bouquet of dead flowers. Intended as a warning sign, the rose might just be the inspiration Katniss needs to keep going.