When she's in the Arena, Katniss begins to see her sister, Prim, in a twelve year-old tribute named Rue, who she vows to protect in the Arena as much as she can. While this may be standard for the training before the Games, Haymitch is also one of the ones who encouraged Katniss and Peeta to stick together. A new kind of freedom. He also has The Hob District 12's black market burned down. He does not appear except when he trades with Katniss and Gale, and when he visits Katniss before the 74th Hunger Games to give her cookies. Purnia, a female Peacekeeper, steps in, saying the proper amount of lashes has been given. To appear weak and frightened, to reassure the other tributes that he is no competition at all, and then come out fighting.
She was next seen by Katniss as she stole food from the career tributes' mountain of supplies. The two continue to talk about President Snow's plan. He managed to escape the attack of the tracker jackers, caused by Katniss while they were sleeping. He spared Katniss's life and told her to run as would be there soon, as he had heard Clove's screams before she died. Everdeen begins practising at a District 4 hospital, unable to go back to District 12 due to the pain. Johanna, however doesn't make it through the final test and has to stay behind while Katniss leaves for the Capitol.
She searches for Peeta, believing that the Capitol has captured them, and planning to kill Peeta to save him from being tortured. District 12 is forced to fulfill its daily quota despite its population succumbing to flu, and a terrible mine accident. In the movie, we get to glimpse Gale's affection for Katniss in a different way. Katniss remembers a conversation with Snow in which they promised not to lie to each other. Here's an unpleasant reality of the world Suzanne Collins created: her characters are literally always doing the bidding of either apathetic or openly malevolent forces. Pollux is a former Avox, having escaped from servitude in the Capitol, and Castor interprets for him.
A few days later, the river is found empty, as well as the ponds. Despite the intent of her limited role as a propagandist, she is drawn into combat by her obsession to kill Snow. He initially appears in The Hunger Games giving the official welcome at the opening of the Games, but he does not speak to Katniss face-to-face until Catching Fire, when he pays her a visit at home and tells her he is angry that both she and Peeta were allowed to survive the Hunger Games, as their act of defiance preferring joint suicide to the prospect of one killing the other has ignited rebellion in several of the Districts. Katniss didn't notice Peeta at the time. He moved to District 13 after fleeing the Capitol. They say things like they are headed to since they believe that the district was not actually destroyed and there are people living there underground, the uprising in District 8 was a planned one.
Katniss is burned by the explosion but receives medical attention at the Capitol hospital. As part of the deal, she demands that the leader of District 13, , grant immunity to all of the victors of the Hunger Games. Similarly, had her name entered twenty times. They keep this up until the end of the Games, after Cato has died and they are the only remaining tributes. In return, Thread hit him on his head with the butt of the whip forming a large purple lump on his head, making him unconscious.
No wonder the District 12 tributes never stand a chance. Hunting and gathering on a daily basis has given her a highly skilled sense of woodcraft. During the , she kills , a female Capitol citizen, and at Snow's execution,. There would have been a volunteer almost every year. Katniss was loyal to no one and had issues when it came to trusting others, but this grew to be her one of her greatest strengths.
She demands the right to kill President Snow herself and asks for her family to keep their cat, Buttercup, and to hunt with Gale. She notes to that it's heavier than before, but he explains that he had to do some alterations and tells her do not lift her arms until she twirls on television. Bonnie and Twill are not featured in the films. This act may have resulted in Thresh's death, which shocked and saddened Katniss, as she liked him and wanted him to win if she or did not. President Snow threatens Katniss that he will kill Gale and his family.
Clearly, The Hunger Games didn't want to deal with Katniss having to find or make new arrows, or have a subplot of her running out. In the second movie, she demonstrated exceptional lethality during her combat simulation, which all the other tributes watched in awe. She goes to the rooftop and talks with Peeta. The school organizes tours of the mines annually. A frozen Katniss watches in horror, but is then transported into the arena.