Katniss knows she must present herself as a love-struck girl to save herself and Peeta. She does her best to help him recover, but it isn't until Haymitch sends her a gift following a kiss she shares with him that she understands that playing up the romance angle could pay off. Katniss realizes this ceremony is the most dangerous part of the Hunger Games. Katniss is last to go, and it doesn't go as well as expected. She thinks their eyes look human. Peeta and Katniss are introduced to the crowds, they embrace and kiss until they have to be broken apart.
That's where I've met the best and worst of the Capitol. Maybe Gia wouldn't mind this one. So she takes aim and shoots the apple out of the incoming roasted pigs mouth. Effie greets her as do Haymitch and Cinna, who are proud of her accomplishment. Katniss feels pity for him and concern for Peeta who is bleeding heavily from a gash in his leg. What's happening with the bread? In District Twelve, I'm the miserable old drunk who sometimes emerges from Victors' Village to take two kids to the Capitol to die. She retrieves her pouch of poisoned berries, and she hands some to Peeta and takes some herself.
The story works and a basket of food is sent to Katniss and Peeta. Katniss figures out that the only way Haymitch is going to send her anything is if she puts on a show; romance with Peeta. She shoots Cato, who has been the most direct antagonist, explicitly out of pity and not vengeance. After eating, they head back to the cave for the night. To pass time Katniss and Peeta discuss how Haymitch won the Games; they decide he outsmarted the others. There's not much I'd put past him if he feels cornered, and there never has been.
I'm just trying to keep as many people afloat as I can, but I don't even know how to reach them. After that she gets ready to go and hunt, finding the goat milk cheese, her sister had left her. I wonder if anyone back there is left alive. Peeta awakes near dawn and then she sleeps till the afternoon. Katniss' last moments of freedom are spent in silence as well. Part 1: The Tributes In the first third of the book, we are introduced to our protagonist, Katniss Everdeen.
Foxface, who has been hiding on the Cornucopia, grabs her pack and runs off with it. She feels she is more of a prisoner now than during the Games. Chapter 18- She finds Prim with an arrow in her stomache, and kills the boy who did it right on the stop. Peeta says he isn't surprised, and as he draws his knife Katniss takes aim at him. I have Mimi's statue in my attic, holding my Victor's crown, and the books hidden beneath my floorboards, which I guess I'll never see again. There is no question that her suicide ploy bears no functional value — that is, a pure stoic might not feel compelled to save his life. Thresh tells Katniss that he will let her go, one time, in honor of Rue.
But their romance has grown and is full of genuine affection, even if she insists that it's all driven by the demands of the spectacle. A Peacekeeper follows us, but Jack garrotes him and throws him over a railing. As Cato tries to catch his breath and cease his cramping atop the structure, Katniss climbs part of the way and then shoots the muttations to keep them from climbing after Peeta. Katniss runs up next and gets a knife thrown at her. Katniss is stunned to find out Peeta lost his leg and now has an artificial limb.
It isn't until she's almost there that she remembers Peeta, and turns to see him limping about fifteen yards behind, with the creatures quickly catching up to him. Haymitch tells to keep up the good work until the cameras are gone, then they should be ok. When she hums Rue's melody as she and Peeta await Cato, she notes how beautifully it plays when repeated by the larger community of birds. She hunts with a guy named Gale who is cute and might even have a thing for her, but who knows? Although they are well aware of the consequences of defying the Capitol they cannot compromise their morality or their relationship to one another. What are you trying to tell yourself, Haymitch? She tries to talk to Peeta the night before the interview, but finds she is locked into her room. The bottle always keeps its promises. They are being chase by mutations, half wolf, and half human.
I bring this up to Caesar, who frowns. They learn to work together, which saves them from the mutts and Cato. Rue is up a nearby tree and suggests she defeat the Careers by dropping a wasp nest on them. Cato is running towards them. Then a giant wall of fire chases her. I don't know why I'm here, what this place has to offer. The next morning, they have some bread and Katniss learns that Peeta's family, though part of the merchant class as bakers, only eats the staler bread from their stores, a realization about class for Katniss.
Then a bunch of careers come and kill a near by tribute. I have a feeling it wouldn't stand up to an electrician's examination. The medicine cures Peeta, and they spend more time growing closer in the cave. Here, Toffy glances at me. Peeta -- as I expected -- has gone searching for Katniss, calling for her. What are you telling yourself? I don't know what I'm thinking about, really.