I never wanted any of this. I never wanted to be in the games. I just wanted to save my sister and keep Peeta alive.
“No one really needs me,” he says, and there’s no self pity in his voice. It’s true his family doesn’t need him. They will mourn him, as will a handful of friends. But they will get on. Even Haymitch, with the help of a lot of white liquor, will get on. I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.
I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies.
Post-Mockingjay au - Katniss holding her son after having a nightmare.
I pull the sleeping bag up to his chin and kiss his forehead, not for the audience, but for me. Because I’m so grateful that he’s still here, not dead by the stream as I’d thought.
And if we only die once, I want to die with you.
All I want is to keep you safe from the cold, to give you all that your heart n e e d s the most.
What would I do without Peeta? I can't imagine life without him...
You could live a hundred lifetimes and not deserve him, you know.