The film is centered around Katniss Everdeen - a 16-year-old girl from District 12, who volunteers for her 12-year-old sister, Prim, when Prim's name is chosen - and Katniss's fellow District 12 tribute, Peeta Mellark, with whom she has some rather dramatic history. Such are the musings one fine day between Katniss Everdeen, a. Her mother and little sister, Prim, sleep nearby. This passage is significant because it shows that since the beginning of the games Petta clearly was making no special effort to be the victor of the games. That night, while she hides in a tree from the pack of Careers below, she notices a young girl named Rue from District 11 in a nearby tree.
Instead she asks what the schedule is for the day. The synopsis below may give away important plot points. Katniss rebukes the idea, pointing out they need to support their families. About half the Tributes are dead at the end of the first day. While Rue lights decoy fires, Katniss sneaks up to the Cornucopia. Most of the Districts are not cool with it, but the Capitol's fashionably dressed storm troopers say otherwise. Due to the impact of the electric blast, Katniss is near unconsciousness, but witnesses the arena dome starting to crumble.
The tribute must wait on their starting pads for sixty seconds before a starting alarm is sounded and they are allowed to run. The only thing that I really disliked about the Hunger Games, was when Rue died. Rue Rue, a tribute from District 11, becomes one of Katniss's closest allies during the Hunger Games. The others, including Peeta, manage to escape. Furthermore, at the end of the Games, only Peeta and Katniss remain, so each refuses to kill the other.
The next morning she awakens to find that the water sources that they had been using are all drained. Katniss and Rue devise a plan to destroy the careers supplies. Katniss and Peeta ride the train to the Capitol. She is very protective of her little sister Primrose Everdeen, and this shows when she volunteers to be in the Hunger Games when Prim's name is called at the reaping. In the first chapter, she awakens in bed to see her younger sister, Prim and their mother asleep in a bed across the room.
In a strategy that has never been used before, Katniss and Peeta are presented as a pair during the opening ceremonies. All ready before the games Katniss shows rebellion and hate for the capitol, because of her tough life growing up in the seam. Katniss is pleasantly surprised when she meets , a young man who dresses simply and wears very little makeup compared with the other stylists. Katniss realizes that a clever, quiet girl and the only other remaining tribute besides Cato has eaten the berries and died. While the meat was cooking she heard a noise.
She's saved by a boy from Rue's District, who does it in honor of the dead girl. She looks around immediately, but then realizes that it was he that she had stepped on. Then she compounded the infraction by leaving the room without being dismissed. She cannot believe her ears, she is sure they got the score wrong, but Effie and the others are ecstatic for her. Katniss and Peeta begin to become frustrated with his lackadaisical approach to tutoring them and Katniss, fed up, stabs a knife in between his hand and the liquor bottle that he was trying to pick up.
Hoping to put an end to the growing threat of rebellion, President Snow announces that the Quell's tributes will be reaped from the existing pool of victors -- guaranteeing Katniss a place in the arena. It was published by Scholastic Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc, and was printed in the U. This novel takes place in Panem, a country that is divided into twelve districts, with one being the richest and twelve the poorest. When Katniss return she looks at what he had gathered. The Setting A post-apocalyptic tens of thousands of years in the future area of North America by the name of Panem. She misses him a great deal.
She and her male counterpart, Peeta, are pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some of whom have trained for this their whole lives. Beetee suggests a plan to electrocute the two remaining tributes outside the alliance, District 2's Brutus and Enobaria, by connecting a wire to a tree that is struck by lightning at noon and midnight each day. Despite her ridiculous exterior, Effie is a good person deep-down and does her best to support Katniss and Peeta. Katniss scores an eleven in the training portion of the Games. Each year, two young tributes from each district are selected by lottery to take part in The Hunger Games. When they reach the Capitol, Katniss is repulsed by the citizens odd fashion and garish hair.
At the start of the Hunger Games, Katniss suspects that Peeta has aligned himself with tributes from strong districts so he can hunt her down and kill her. The spinning causes the team to break apart. She opens up the container and sees that it is expensive medicine. She confronts him once they are back on the twelfth floor, even shoving him into a vase, which results in him cutting his hands. For Katniss, this means staying away from archery. District 12 mines coal and many outfits that the tributes wear are not very attractive. Katniss is furious at Peeta and accosts him after the interview.