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Did Katniss really love Peeta?

Last Updated: 8th April, 2020

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Yes, Katniss loves Peeta. Her love,however, develops slowly and painfully. One interesting aspect ofPeeta and Katniss' relationship is the evolution. Thetwo start off as virtual strangers, then they enter into an uneasyfriendship that finally progresses into love.

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Also know, who does Katniss Everdeen really love?

Gale ends up moving to District 2 at the end ofMockingjay, where he secures a sweet gig working for thegovernment. Katniss goes on to marry Peeta and has childrenwith him — and it totally makes sense.

why do Katniss and Peeta pretend to be in love? Well, firstly, Katniss faked her love forhim in order to save both their lives. And secondly, Peetadid try to move on; not because he was angry at Katnissfor the whole love act (which, again, saved his life), butbecause he thought she was in love with Gale.

Hereof, why did Katniss end up with Peeta?

"Peeta represents the life that Katnisshas sought through all of these movies, it's just peace and a safefamily." Hemsworth also discussed his final scene as Gale, in whichhe has to bid farewell to Katniss for the finaltime.

What happens to Katniss and Peeta?

Mockingjay Part 1 ended with Peeta's rescue fromthe Capitol. Only after bringing him to District 13 did theydiscover that Peeta had been tortured beyond recognition.The final scene shows Katniss watching Peeta thrashagainst his restraints, with all signs of the sweet baker's boyseemingly gone.

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