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Unformatted text preview: Until nightfall, Katniss does her best to camouflage the cave. She knows that if she doesn't make it back, Peeta doesn't stand a chance, but she still wants him to be somewhat protected. She crawls into the sleeping bag with Peeta and tries to stay warm. The Gamemakers have been manipulating the temperature, making the days scorching hot and the nights freezing cold. Her thoughts race and she knows that she won't be able to get much sleep. Her mind lingers on home, on her mother and Prim and what they must be doing at this moment. She also thinks about Gale and how he's feeling, especially about her and Peeta, and thinks about the possibility of Gale being her boyfriend. She sets out just before dawn, remembering to give Peeta a kiss for the cameras, and makes her way to the Cornucopia. She positions herself in the bushes and waits. At the first glint of sunlight, a way to the Cornucopia....
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- Fall '08