Unformatted text preview: She helps Peeta to a cave where they'll hide until he gets stronger. Peeta thanks Katniss for finding him and she says that he would have done the same. He talks about what Katniss should do if he doesn't make it back. She's worried that he might die, and to keep him from speaking of such things, she kisses him. It's her first kiss. She steps outside and a gift falls from the sky, a pot of broth. She understands the message Haymitch is sending her: kisses and romance will earn them gifts. Back inside, she kisses Peeta again and he smiles at her. She can't help but think how good he is at this fake love stuff. Katniss' discovery of Peeta is both uplifting and daunting. She's glad to see that he has survived, but also knows that in order to save him, she's going to need stronger medicines. It's also comforting for her to have a hunting partner, but, at the moment, Peeta is more of a liability than a partner. Should her to have a hunting partner, but, at the moment, Peeta is more of a liability than a partner....
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- Fall '08