Template:Character Rory Hawthorne is second-oldest child in the Hawthorne family.
Rory is too young to work, and hasn't learned the art of poaching yet. During the food shortage when Gale and Hazelle were unable to work, he took out tessera, much to Gale's displeasure, to help support the family. It is also said in Catching Fire that Katniss would try to teach him how to hunt.
Rory is handsome, and has the olive skin tone, gray eyes, and dark hair, like many other typical of residents of The Seam.
Rory has three siblings, Vick, Gale and his only sister, Posy. His father died in a mine explosion, just like Katniss Everdeen's, four years prior to the start of The Hunger Games. During the 74th Hunger Games, the Hawthornes are referred to as cousins of the Everdeens for their protection.
Rory's mother, Hazelle Hawthorne, raised her children by herself.