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Unformatted text preview: Katniss is able to get Peeta to drink the broth with a lot of coaxing and kissing. They spend the next day in the cave, flirting; Katniss maintains that she's putting on an act for the audience's sake. Peeta can tell that Katniss hasn't slept, so he says he'll keep watch during the day, stroking her hair until she falls asleep. When she wakes, she examines Peeta's leg and can see that it's much worse: there are red streaks that indicate blood poisoning. Now she's desperate to get him medication, but knows that it will be incredibly expensive for sponsors to send. Peeta wants to hear a story, so she tells him a fake story about how Katniss got Prim's goat, Lady. The true story is that she got the money for the goat when she and Gale killed a buck in the woods and sold it to the butcher, Rooba. She, however, doesn't want to get anyone in District 12 in trouble, and sold it to the butcher, Rooba....
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- Fall '08