Nobody had ever doubted that he would win the Hunger Games when he was chosen. They were all surprised when she did, though. Just as he was. He had never known his sister could kill so ferociously and hang on to life as she had done. And when she returned to him, he knew that nothing would ever disturb their life again. Except for the occasional returning to the Games, to mentor other tributes, but otherwise, they had everything the way they wanted to. He could have had any other woman in the district, and yet, it was her laugh he loved. Her lips he loved to kiss.
"I know" President Snow told him. That was when he felt his heart stop. There were no laws against incest, yet the president wouldn’t have wanted the Capitol to find this out about their favourite golden twins.
So it was not a surprise when their names were picked from the Quarter Quell. They would return to the arena, and most probably, president Snow hoped that they would also die there. "Together, just as we were born", Cersei told him on their last day of training. No, he swore to himself. You will live. I will die to make sure of that.