The Hunger Games- From Peeta’s Eyes (8)

Chapter Eight My eyes flash open the following morning and suddenly it all makes sense. The words of Claudius Templesmith that permeated the dark sky last night come back to me, and I realize in an instant what he meant. Two can win. Katniss and I can go home. Both of us. Together. It’s such…

The Hunger Games- From Peeta’s Eyes (7)

Chapter Seven Cato leaves me for dead, and as time melts away I begin to wish that he’d just finished the job. I lay in the clearing for who knows how long, sure that I’ll be gone any moment. I can almost hear the cannon, my cannon, ringing in my ears. Finally I decide that…

The Hunger Games- From Peeta’s Eyes (4)

Chapter Four As the sun rises, the birds and other forest creatures spring to life. Our footsteps through the forest are joined by the soft song of the birds, the screaming of squirrels when we pass their trees, and the occasional snake slithering through the brush. “I’m hungry,” Glimmer whines, and all five of us…

The Hunger Games-From Peeta’s Eyes (2)

Chapter Two “They don’t have much of a selection this year, do they?” Glimmer remarks as she rummages through the cornucopia. I’ve learned that she’s the most talkative of the careers; her mouth runs incessantly and no one can make it stop. Marvel looks up from a bag of fruit strips, which he’s found a…