"You were just going to leave without telling me?"
"It's for the best. I'll come back. I promise."
Fat tears rolled down my cheek and fell from my chin. I couldn't meet his eyes.
"Peeta. Look at me." He cups my chin with his finger tips and crashes my lips with his own. "I'll come back for you. Wait for me."
"I love you."
I couldn't say those words back.
"Peeta!" A familiar voice drags me back into reality. "Hey, are you alright?"
"Cato. Yeah, no. I'm fine. Sorry for worrying you."
He gives me a sympathetic smile. "You were thinking about him, weren't you?"I opened my mouth, but the words died in my throat. I couldn't deny it, he already knew. He scoffs and shakes his head. "I understand. Don't worry about it." He plasters a wide grin across his face to hide his pain and places a kiss on my forehead.
"I'm sorry. I shouldn't be acting like this. It's not fair to you." I feel a pang of guilt pierce my heart. I can't believe I'm still not over him. It's been 6 months!
"I said don't worry about it. It's not like you can help it." He gives me a sympathetic look and gives me another one of his famous grins. God, his smile is amazing. "I'm gonna get a churro. You want one?"
"No thanks. I'm good." He rises from his side of the bench and walks over to the churro stand.
6 months have passed since Gale left for the army and I'm still not over him. Fuck. Seriously. I mean, Cato is great and everything. But, I fucking miss Gale. I didn't even get full closure from it because we haven't even talked since he left. He didn't even write. That fucking cunt told me he loved me. Bull. Fucking. Shit. I wouldn't mind never seeing his face again. I'm fucking done with him. Like, Peeta out.
Cato was walking back. Fuck. Better stop thinking of Gale before he notices.
"Hey. Isn't that Katniss? Who's that guy she's with?" He points a finger to the entrance of the amusement park. It was Katniss. And…