In a war if you give everything you have, that makes you an avenger.
His lashes flutter open and his eyes meet mine. ”Careful,” he says, weakly. “There’s a forcefield up ahead.”
I laugh, but there are tears running down my cheeks.
“Must be a lot stronger than the one on the Training Centre roof,” he says. “I’m alright, though. Just a little shaken.”
“You were dead! Your heart stopped!” I burst out, before really considering if this is a good idea. I clap my hand over my mouth because I’m starting to make those awful choking sounds that happen when I sob.
“Well, it seems to be working now,” he says. “It’s all right, Katniss.” I nod my head, but the sounds aren’t stopping. “Katniss?” Now Peeta’s worried about me, which adds to the insanity of it all.