"It's time for the drawing. Effie Trinket says as she always does, "Ladies first!" and crosses to the glass ball with the girls' names. She reaches in, digs her hand deep into the ball, and pulls out a slip of paper. The crowd draws in a collective breath and then you can hear a pin drop, and I'm feeling nauseous and so desperately hoping that it's not me, that its not me, that it's not me. Effie Trinket crosses back to the podium, smoothes the slip of paper, and reads out the name in a clear voice. And it's not me. It's Primrose Everdeen." p.20
She is one of the young character who is not mature enough to participate in the hunger games. She is not well skilled like her sister Katniss so she is afraid of it. Also, not even her but everyone don't like to be chosen because they know that there is a high possibility that they are going to get killed.