Katniss begins to wake from a deep sleep. She believes she's at home, that her mother is stroking her hair, but instead she finds herself in a cold, damp cave. For a moment, she's alarmed, but then relaxes at the sight of Peeta. The medicine worked, and he is recovering quickly. The Gamemakers have raised a storm outside, so they're confined to their cave for the time being. Peeta cares for her and Katniss tells him about Thresh and Rue and the boy from District 1. She says that she thinks they'd be friends with Thresh if it weren't for the Games, then she thinks about how she doesn't want anyone else to have to die, but doesn't say this because it would show weakness. Instead, she speaks of home. Peeta tells her that on the far side of the circle, beyond the Cornucopia, is a field of grass where Thresh hides. Katniss thinks about how Gale would see the field as a
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