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Catching Fire Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, The Spark: Chapters 1-3 Summary

Suzanne Collins
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Part 1, The Spark: Chapters 1-3 Summary

Catching Fire is the second in the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins. The books are set in the fictional world of Panem, a post-apocalyptic world in which each year is held an event known as the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games takes two participants, or tributes, from each of twelve districts and forces them to compete in a deadly game in which there can only be one winner as punishment against the world's citizens for a rebellion that took place nearly seventy-five years before. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark both win the seventy-fourth games when Katniss threatens to commit suicide with a handful of poison berries.

In chapter one, Katniss has slipped under the fence that encloses her district, District 12, to go hunting. The food is important to the Hawthorne family, Katniss's best friends, because despite the extra...

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