Katniss had not made an attempt to form an alliance with until finding out that if both tributes from the same district are the last two alive, they can both win. In Catching Fire, she wore many dresses due to the victory tour held six months after the games are over. While Katniss recalls Delly to be friendly, she contrasts it with the fact that she had never seen Lanivia smile. Before Katniss's departure, she visits Johanna in the hospital. She asks where Peeta is, and Haymitch tells her he was picked up, along with Johanna and Enobaria, by the Capitol.
She survives this, but suffers minor burns on her hands and a severe burn on her right calf. Gale comes to bid Katniss goodbye before she leaves to compete in the Hunger Games and promises to protect Prim. Katniss teaches Madge how to shoot arrows while Madge plays piano in return. It's not surprising, given how prescient and layered Suzanne Collins' writing is, even though it appears deceptively simple on the surface. Lacking Katniss's skills with weapons like the bow and arrow, he relies on his charm and physical strength, and teamwork with Katniss, to survive in the Games. She placed fourth in the Games overall.
He has been in love with Katniss since they were five years old, and he once saved her and her family from starving. Victims During the , Katniss killed , the female tribute from , and the female tribute from by dropping a tracker jacker hive on them while they slept. Although the book states that Victors were targeted by both sides during the war due to distrust about their loyalties, Enobaria was the only non-rebel victor to have escaped death all the way to the end. She notes Peeta lost fifteen pounds and watches the interview. Later, Effie becomes attached to her District 12 charges. District 13 is a week away from District 12 on foot.
He also interviews each tribute on live television the night before the Games begin and is known to have an innate ability to relax a tribute's fears so as to have a casual discussion with him or her. He is often found in The Hob, District 12's black market, where he buys illegal alcohol and game from Gale and Katniss. In Catching Fire Katniss looks forward to the feast in District 12 during which everyone could eat their fill. A total of 18 of 24 victors die during the events of Catching Fire. . He scored a 10 in his individual training, which proved he was as strong as the career tributes.
This part contains the end of The 74th Hunger Games and the aftermath leading up to the events in Catching Fire. His amazing designs immediately win over the audience in favor of the District 12 tributes. I 'm taken aback by how normal he looks. Part One, The Tributes The book opens with Gale Hawthorne and Katniss slipping away into the woods on the day of the reaping, which is the only place where they feel safe enough to discuss the Capitol and other problems. When she feels upset, Katniss has taken to reminding herself of every good thing that she has ever seen someone do.
When Katniss wakes up from the hallucinations caused by the tracker jacker venom, she proposes an alliance with Rue, who reminds her of Prim, in both size and demeanor. Then in Catching Fire, he designs a wedding dress that, when she whirls, produces flames and turns into a mockingjay dress, which turns out to be a capital offense for him as he pays for it with his life. Following her victory in the 74th Hunger Games, the relationship between them improved; Katniss began to be less harsh with her mother, as well as see things from her mother's point of view. In the feast, she told Thresh what was the outcome of Rue and how she was Rue's ally to get it off her conscience as she thought Thresh was about to slaughter Katniss after Clove. Mellark and his wife die in the District 12 bombings. They kiss, and she realizes that she loves and wants to fulfill her plan of keeping him alive. Katniss watches Peeta's interview with Caesar Flickerman and is filled with joy that Peeta is still alive and healthy.
Even when she allied with , she said she hoped that she didn't have to be the one to kill her. Peeta is tortured and beaten by the Capitol as a means of breaking and affecting Katniss. Katniss gleans valuable information from them by listening to them gossip about shortages of supplies, giving Katniss clues about which districts have rebelled. She has some experience with wielding and throwing a knife in order to finish off a wounded prey animal. In The Hunger Games, they set the forest on fire and switched between day and night at will. When the careers were attacked by the tracker jacker nest, he survived as the sole District 1 tribute. She then meets her stylist, , who comes up with an idea that would amaze all of Panem and make Katniss and Peeta unforgettable.
It was also the Capitol's primary and weapons manufacturer until the rebellion. However, many ignorant Capitol citizens Cinna pins the mockingjay pin onto Katniss' armstill use it as a symbol of fashion, as a remembrance of Katniss' exciting Games. Before the start of the 75th Hunger Games, there are a total of 59 out of 75 victors who are still alive, the rest having died of natural causes. He acts like she wouldn't know what to do with it because it's reaping day, but she had a plan to sell it to peacekeepers. Little information is given on the original source of the weapons development, though it is possible it originated from what remained of the United States military prior to the formation of Panem. Though Finnick is able to restart his heart, Katniss cries and screams over him, relieved that he is alive and terrified and broken when she believed he was dead. Katniss arranges a secret meeting with Gale, during which he confesses his love for her.