Katniss realizes there are strange creatures chasing him, and they all run to the Cornucopia and climb up. She turned her attention back to the glass as she refilled it. When it's all clear, Katniss makes another propo, while rebel teams go to rescue Peeta. The hunger games is set in the future of America where the Capitol ran the country. Meanwhile, Snow was killed in the riotous melee that ensued after Katniss' assassination of Coin.
Though she fears making emotional connections that could compromise her desire to win, she agrees to portray the image of a unified front, an idea proposed by their sponsor Haymitch. She realizes that Haymitch will reward her for playing up the romance between her and Peeta. Welcome to Panem, an ambiguously futuristic, post-apocalyptic North American totalitarian nation ruled by President Snow played by Donald Sutherland based in the Capitol. Part 2: The Games At last: Let the Games begin! She is the assigned proper escort to District 12 and an administrator of the Hunger Games. I probably won't have a similar timeline for all of Catching Fire, because the action in that book is reported differently.
One was still partially convinced he must kill her and the other stood at her side, ready to die for her. In any case, all the note told Peeta was that his presence was required at the presidential palace the following morning and that he was to see Gale and Katniss. Rue sets fires to distract them while Katniss pieces together that they are protecting their supplies with landmines reappropriated from a Gamemaker design. She is an inspiration and motivation to the oppressed citizens of Panem. However, Katniss volunteers to take her place in an act of selflessness. And Jason is not an ordinary college physics professor, but a celebrated genius who has achieved something remarkable.
A day that each district is required to offer two tributes, a boy and a girl aged 12 to 18 years to participate in the games. Wait, we thought the rebels were fighting to end cruel practices like the Hunger Games? In the book, the whole mission is performed off-screen. In a strategy that has never been used before, Katniss and Peeta are presented as a pair during the opening ceremonies. In the film and immediately after the rebels begin to flood into the Capitol, Katniss looks around at those stuck between the crossfire and sees the little girl trying to wake her mother. She demonstrated her love and willingness to fight for her loved ones throughout the book; first when she volunteered to offer herself in place of her sister as the tribute and again with Peeta and Rue during the games. Anyway, later in the arena haymitch and Plutarch new head gamemaker rescue katniss and a couple others from the arena but peeta gets captured by the Capitol. Rebels from District 5 also undertook a suicidal mission to wipe out the Capitol's hydroelectricity.
Coin sent Katniss and her so-called Star Squad—including a brainwashed Peeta who wanted nothing more than to kill his former partner-slash-love interest—to a supposedly safe portion of the city to film more pump videos for the other rebels. The building is subsequently destroyed by Peacekeepers after an intense firefight ending with the Peacekeepers firing rockets into the building, killing them both. One of you must serve as a sacrifice to the Capitol as a token of your gratitude. The rebels take over the Capitol and win. After Katniss kills Coin, Snow roars with laughter, but the only blood seen is residue from inside his mouth he doesn't cough it up, it's just there. Another announcement is made, this time saying each tribute will find an item they desperately need at the Cornucopia.
That night, while she hides in a tree from the pack of Careers below, she notices a young girl named Rue from District 11 in a nearby tree. Also, Peeta doesn't appear to be teamed up with them anymore. Each time a competitor dies, a cannon sounds; the identities of the dead are revealed at the end of each day. Plot Overview Katniss Everdeen wakes up on the day of the reaping, when the tributes are chosen who will take part in the Hunger Games. Peeta Mellark was chosen as the boy even though Katniss barely knew him besides from school she didn't want him dead. Katniss sees her as a young sister, Primrose Prim. Peeta is heartbroken, but understands they must maintain an image as they prepare to present themselves to their district.
Knowing just how much time passes from the day of the reaping until the day the winners return to their districts adds to the horror of the games for not only the contestants, but their loved ones back home in their districts who must endure watching them unfold. I swallowed hard, and raised my bow. At first Peeta tells her he's not sure how long she's been asleep, since she was already sleeping when he woke up. Once Snow does a speech dismissing the supposedly dead Katniss, the signal is hijacked by a transmission by Coin. I held my salute, and before any intervention could happen, I downed them all. Finnick and Annie are reunited and get married. Snow laughs and coughs up blood,dying as well.
She remembers Peeta and the kindness he demonstrated toward her when they were children, giving her a burnt piece of bread so that she wouldn't starve. Although she'd live out her days as an exile of Panem, relegated to the remains of District 12, Katniss' story ended on a bittersweet note. In , it happens before the wedding. In the begining of the story, Katniss had a cynical world-view. Is this all just a strategy to gain audience support and sponsors? Eventually the streams and ponds dry up, and they know the only source of water left is the lake near the Cornucopia. On the positive side, the rebels have gained control and have captured President Snow. His wife is not his wife.