Also, Peeta doesn't appear to be teamed up with them anymore. She manages to dress in the clothes chosen for her and makes her way to the dining room for breakfast. Peeta waves to the crowds awaiting them at the train station in the Capitol. Did you think he could make it to the end of the game? When Prim is selected as the female tribute, Katniss offers herself as volunteer and is allowed to serve as tribute alongside Peeta, a middle class boy from the district. Then the recap of the reaping in District 12 arrives, and Effie comments that their mentor could learn a lot about televised behavior, a comment which strikes Peeta and Katniss as funny. Peeta and Katniss threaten to commit dual suicide, which would ruin the Games, and they are hence awarded a dual victory.
Part 3: The Victor Katniss goes hunting for Peeta and eventually finds him. Though it was clearly an act of defiance, she has always operated in survival mode. These chapters also set up the nature of authority in District 12, which is significantly more lapsed than in the Capitol. Hawthorne, her former hunting partner and best friend, now works in the coal mines, so Katniss goes out alone. Peeta is hurt, but willing to keep their fake romance going for the public.
The medicine cures Peeta, and they spend more time growing closer in the cave. No one volunteers for this girl, however. Katniss often trades him squirrels for bread. Then the game makers make another announcement omitting the last rule change. President Snow knows about a private kiss between Gale and Katniss. After the baker comes Madge.
Each night, faces of the dead are broadcast into the sky. Without his witchy wife around, he's much nicer. Having heard of Katniss's kindness towards Rue, the tribute lets her live. They broadcast the silent salute. Haymitch meets her and Peeta to discuss their training. Many themes present in are explored or amplified in Catching Fire. Notably, Katniss's political awakening is a throughline of Catching Fire, beginning in the first Chapter with President Snow's visit.
Haymitch, Katniss, Peeta and their teams bid District 12 goodbye and settle into their berths on the train. During training, Katniss reveals her archery skills to the Gamemakers and scores an amazing 11 out of 12. Though not the entire truth, she is torn between her old identity as a poor hunter, and the more complex one she shaped through the Games. Chapters 1—3 Summary: Chapter 1 Katniss Everdeen, who tells her story in the first person, wakes up. But she is still a teenager and perhaps not yet able to cope with the complexities of the adult world — despite having killed other people during the Games, when it was necessary. The illusion of romance between Katniss and Peeta meant they both got to return home after the Games.
Katniss, who is sixteen, will have her name in twenty times, and Gale, who is eighteen, will have his in forty-two times. Before he leaves, he promises to make sure that Prim is getting enough to eat. Snow, however, pushes her into this role by threatening her family. She forces herself into a stoic determination to win, a philosophy made difficult by the kindly Peeta. Afterwards, the districts used the birds to feed the Capitol a bunch of lies, and the birds were abandoned to die off in the wild. The train is also incredibly fancy, and Katniss and Peeta both get their own chambers that include a bedroom, a dressing area, and a private bathroom with hot and cold running water. Haymitch falls off the stage while offering his congratulations.
This will be explored in further chapters. Her favorite memory is Parcel Day, a monthly delivery of food packages to be shared by all of District 12 for a year after a Games victory. During the rebellion, the Capitol bred a series of genetically altered animals as weapons, called muttations. They are divided and taken into fancy rooms with plush carpets and velvet chairs where each are allowed to say their farewells. When they met the following week, Gale mentioned nothing of the kiss. That evening, , Peeta, and Katniss share an extravagant dinner with foods so rich that Katniss almost can't stomach them. Muttations, or mutts, are genetically altered animals that the Capitol breeds and uses as weapons.
Haymitch Abernathy, the last person from District 12 to win the Hunger Games, is Katniss and Peeta's mentor for the games. Katniss jumps into Peeta's arms on camera. By wearing this pin, Katniss reminds the Capitol of one of their failed experiments. At dinner that evening with Effie, Haymitch, Cinna and Portia, Peeta's stylist, are served by a girl who Katniss has seen before. However, she gives whatever she kills to Gale's family - his mother , the resourceful laundress of District 12, and his brothers Rory and Vick and baby sister Posy. Each tribute is dressed to represent the main industry of their district, since coal is the mainstay of District 12, Katniss expects to wear some sort of mining uniform.