Against all odds, Katniss has won the hunger games. She and fellow District 12 tribut Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relived, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and her long time friend, Gale. Yet nothing is the way katniss whishes it to be. Gale holds her at an icy distance. peeta may have helped create.