❝Fire burns brighter in the darkness.
“I rush over to where he lies, motionless in a web of vines. “Peeta?” There’s a faint smell of singed hair. I call his name again, giving him a little shake, but he’s unresponsive. My fingers fumble across his lips, where there’s no warm breath although moments ago he was panting. I press my ear against his chest, to the spot where I always rest my head, where I know I will hear the strong and steady beat of his heart.
Instead, I find silence.”
“You’re still trying to protect me. Real or not real,” he whispers. “Real,” I answer. “Because that’s what you and I do, protect each other.”
“Everything has changed.”
inspired-by-fire asked: Peeta Mellark + Green;
“Destroying things is much easier than making them.”
“I guess we try to forget.”
“I don’t want to forget.”
Katniss Everdeen as Johanna Mason;