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Why do Katniss and Peeta pretend to be in love?

Well, firstly, Katniss faked her love for him in order to save both their lives. That’s a pretty attractive motivation. And secondly, Peeta did try to move on; not because he was angry at Katniss for the whole love act (which, again, saved his life), but because he thought she was in love with Gale.

Why is Peeta so important in Hunger Games?

Throughout The Hunger Games , Peeta has always been the one needing rescue. Peeta has constantly needed help, and Katniss has always come to his rescue. Sure, he saved her once, by throwing her a piece of burnt bread when she was starving, but even providing food falls into that “nurturing” category.

Why did Peeta give Katniss?

Katniss credits Peeta’s actions with essentially saving her life at the time and helping her realize that she would have to act as the provider for her family. When Peeta gave Katniss the bread, Katniss and her family were basically starving. In other words, Peeta endures a physical beating so that he can help Katniss.

Did Katniss actually love Peeta?

Originally Answered: Does Katniss truly love Peeta? No. Katniss never actually loves Peeta in a mature and romantic way. Her feelings for him vary based on the situation, but they never develop into fullblown love.

How does Gale kill prim?

Gale and Beetee developed ticker bombs that would be able to kill more civilians and military personnel, and seemed unphased by the loss of life he was causing. One of these bombs exploded in the same area where Prim was treating the wounded in the Capitol and it killed her.

Why did they kill Cinna?

He is executed for treason in Catching Fire. Right before Katniss is sent up into the arena, she sees the Capitol guards attack Cinna. They drag him away, presumably to be killed.

Who is the father of Katniss baby?

In the epilogue, Katniss and Peeta are married and have two children. Their firstborn child, a girl, has Katniss’ dark hair and Peeta’s blue eyes; the second born child, a boy, has Katniss’ grey eyes and Peeta’s blond curls.

Who did Gale end up with?

He is in love with Katniss and is forced to watch as she volunteers for the 74th Hunger Games in the place of her sister and fakes a romance with Peeta Mellark in order to stay alive.

Why did Peeta go crazy?

Beetee explains that Peeta was put through fear conditioning using tracker jacker venom. In other words, the Capitol messed him up. They stripped his identity down by beating him, shocking him and doing whatever it took to put him in a dissociative state.

Did Katniss Everdeen kill anyone?

No one killed Katniss, she has survived the hunger games. Her story has moved forward in the love triangle and struggle with Snow.

Does Peeta have a fake leg?

He is “broad-shouldered and strong.” Part of Peeta’s left leg was amputated following the 74th Hunger Games, forcing him to walk with the aid of a prosthetic leg for the rest of his life. In the 2012 film adaptation, his leg is never amputated.