The Capitol uses distractions like the spectacle of the Games and manipulation of the media to gloss over the rampant injustice. Some of Panem's districts are now on the brink of rebellion. The mist from the fog causes blisters where it touches. They are a huge hit. Katniss follows him through the jungle to another jabberjay screaming in Annie Cresta's voice.
Katniss is sedated after attacking Haymitch for not keeping his promise to protect Peeta. Still, she finds that some of them, while lacking in brute strength, may have valuable surviving skills. More of the story takes place outside the arena than within, but there is plenty of action-packed combat. Instead of killing Peeta, Katniss proposed they eat poisonous berries to kill themselves so that the Capitol would not have any victors. Death is as real possibility outside the arena as it is during the competition.
Outcome Katniss awakes to find that she is being transported to District 13 along with several of her cohorts. However, they see Gale being whipped in the square by , the brutal new Head Peacekeeper. She prefers Wiress and Beetee, the smart but physically weak tributes from District 3, and Mags, the eighty-year-old woman from District 4. It features motion-enhanced seating, wind, water sprays, strobe lightning, and scent-based special effects. She deduces that the only person she can confide in is Haymitch. When she is back in her old house, she laments that the situation changed so rapidly around her - even though her life was once marked by poverty and hunger, she knew who she was. The hovercraft is on its way to District 13.
In the Capitol, Katniss' prep team, including her stylist Cinna, pretty her up. She is very prim and proper, and is known for having a distinct Capitol accent. The are shown, and Katniss wonders to Cinna if anyone has ever received a 0. Finally they get back to District 12 and a huge party is thrown for them. Because of her supposed love for Peeta, those in charge of the Games decided to make Gale Katniss' cousin, because it wouldn't be right for her to have a close relationship with another young man.
Katniss, now convinced she has started a fire she cannot control, tries her best to convince everyone that she and Peeta are madly in love. Following the debut of The Hunger Games trilogy was the trilling Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, the 2nd book in the series. Also, Katniss starts to realize that everyone is protecting Peeta and wonders if they believe that he can be the leader of the rebellion. Due to the impact of the electric blast, Katniss is near unconsciousness, but witnesses the arena dome starting to crumble. However, this yearning for her old life reflects the desire to return to a simpler time — before she was aware of how complicated life is beyond the Seam.
The group separates to prepare the trap, Finnick and Peeta protecting Beetee, and Katniss running the wire down to the beach with Johanna. She tries to go home from the woods and realizes she's trapped outside by an electric fence. Beetee, who has previously chosen a long, thin wire from the pile of weapons, proposes that the group lure the remaining competitors to the beach, connect the beach to the lightning area with the wire, and wait for the lightning to electrocute them. The pink sky is a force field dome surrounding the arena. Katniss gets in the middle of it and is injured.
She tells Haymitch that whatever they do, she wants Haymitch to make sure Peeta comes back alive. Lionsgate announced a sweepstakes competition where 12 fans would have their name listed in the film's credits. While Katniss is in the glass tube going into the arena, Cinna is beaten and dragged out of the room by three Peacekeepers. Katniss Everdeen is home after winning the Hunger Games with Peeta Mellark, but life is not easy for her. Beetee has a plan to electrocute the arena with his handy coil of wire. Her family is living at Victory Village, in a home provided for them by the government. Haymitch advises Katniss and Peeta find allies among the victors.
After escaping to a forgotten room, Katniss and Haymitch tell Peeta everything that is going on, from President Snow's threats to the likelihood of rebellions throughout Panem. Mad that Peeta did not help her, she realizes that Peeta is yelling but she can't hear him and both she and Finnick run straight into an invisible wall. The insane from District 6 comes out of nowhere and attacks the monkey, getting bitten by the animals. At the Capitol, Peeta and Katniss meet the other competitors in the 75th Hunger Games. Production officially began on September 10, 2012, with shooting concluding for some of the cast on December 21, 2012. Gale works in the mines, therefore he doesn't have time to hunt, so he begrudgingly accepts the meat she brings to his family.
Back at home later, Katniss watches the televised announcement about the Quarter Quell. When the novel opens, Katniss is hunting in the woods, thinking about how much she doesn't want to go on the annual Victory Tour. Though he is almost knocked off balance because of his artificial leg, Peeta is able to maintain the performance. Katniss concludes that Johanna and Finnick must have had a plan all along to betray Katniss and Peeta. The entire infrastructure of Panem would collapse. Before entering the arena, as the pedestal rises, Katniss witnesses Thread and his men entering the room and beating Cinna to death, in punishment over his controversial dress design for Katniss.
The trio see three bodies emerge from the pool, and notice that one of them is Johanna Mason. The group meets Wiress and Beetee, who have banded together with Johanna. One day after Katniss returns home from hunting game outside of the District, an unexpected visitor appears, President Snow, the president of Panem. She realizes that her mockingjay is becoming a symbol of rebellion. Katniss and Peeta are leaving this day for their Victory Tour. Katniss attaches the wire to an arrow and shoots it into the arena's roof just as the lightning hits. Beetee has received a knife in back, while Wiress is spinning in a circle, and all three are covered in red.