Lost in the Haze
Hello everyone! This is my first fanfiction story. I am obsessed with The Hunger Games books and I was just playing around with the idea of Katniss being captured by the Capitol at the end of Catching Fire and Peeta being rescued by the rebels. I hope you enjoy it! Please review!
Disclaimer: I do not own any part of the Hunger Games or the characters. I am just using the characters and some book situations to make a nice fanfic. Love the books!
Chapter 1 – Peeta's Perspective
I scramble down the hill closest to where Katniss used to be. All I know is that I have to find her. I hear her voice calling for me in the distance. I limp as quickly as my leg will allow. Then I begin to run. Her voice is growing closer and I need to get to her, to hold her in my arms and save her. I always have to save her. She was willing to sacrifice her life for me and I am not going to allow it to happen. My life will be a void of nothingness without her in it. I want her to live a long and happy life. I run as fast as my leg will allow over to her. "KATNISS?" I call out to her wanting to get a response. "PEETA!" I hear her scream of terror and then I finally push through a few trees and I catch sight of her in the distance. I see her sink to her knees as lighting falls around me. I make out a hovercraft above her, and I push myself faster not even allowing myself a breath. Katniss sees the hovercraft and tries to run towards me. "Peeta, run away!" She is screaming for me to run in the opposite direction away from her, away from the danger.
Not a chance in hell am I letting her out of my sight.
I have almost reached her when the hovercraft grasps her and yanks her upward. I make a grab for her hand that is just out of my reach. The hovercraft pulls her up and away from me. "NO! NO!" I scream out as loudly as I can. "Take me instead! TAKE ME!" The hovercraft ignores me and flies away. I fall to my knees, ignoring the pain in my leg. "No, no, please…" Tears fill my eyes and make my vision blurry. Finnick sinks down beside me and lays Beetee on the ground beside us. I cannot look at Finnick or Beetee right now. I blame them for this. I should have listened to Katniss. I should have agreed to break away with her away from them.
"They took Johanna, too." Finnick manages to choke out. Feeling like a terrible person it doesn't even bother me. I cannot think about anyone but the woman I love. My mockingjay.
Another hovercraft appears above us and ensnares the three of us, dragging us up into the air. I don't even try to fight it. I want to go to the Capitol and save Katniss. I have no other thoughts except of her and her survival.
Once inside the hovercraft I am shocked to see Haymitch and Plutarch Heavensbee staring at us. Finnick doesn't seem that surprised.
"What the hell is going on here?"
Haymitch helps me to my feet. "We rescued you, Peeta. We are headed back to District 13 to strategize on how to overthrow the Capitol."
I don't give a damn about the rebellion right now. I ask the only question that is plaguing my mind. "Where is she? Where is Katniss?"
Haymitch looks down and I swear tears stand out in his eyes. "The Capitol took her before we could save her."
I don't even think about what I am doing. I lunge at Haymitch and get in a few quick punches before attendants pull me off of him.
"You son of a bitch! We had a deal, Haymitch! We had a deal! You promised me! You promised me!" I struggle against the guards and feel a needle go into my arm. Blackness takes over and I fall into a black hole of sorrow holding onto to only one thought. I have to save her. I have to save Katniss.