How did Haymitch win his game?
Haymitch won his own Games by using the arena’s force field as a weapon – a subversive act which the Capitol did not take well. We learn in the Mockingjay book that a couple of weeks after his victory, Haymitch’s mother, younger brother and girlfriend were all killed by Snow as punishment.
How did Haymitch use the force field as a weapon?
Haymitch Abernathy won the The 50th Hunger Games by using the forcefield to defeat the female from District 1 by letting her throw her axe into it and watching it come back and lodge itself in her head. He was at “His cliff”, a sharp drop off on a rocky ledge that he discovered shortly before Maysilee’s death.
Why did Peeta volunteer for Haymitch?
Peeta makes Haymitch promise to work to save Katniss, not him. He also vows that if Haymitch is chosen, he will volunteer in his place. Katniss makes Haymitch promise that if Peeta is the male tribute, she and Haymitch will work together to keep Peeta alive, even at the expense of Katniss’s life.
What kind of character is Haymitch?
Haymitch is tactical and observant, shown when he finds out about the forcefield in the arena. Nevertheless, despite his severe drinking, Haymitch does have some degree of control over it as he tells Peeta and Katniss in their original deal that, if they let him drink as much as he wants, he will remain sober enough to help them.
How does Haymitch react to Peeta’s capture?
Haymitch is deeply concerned when Peeta is captured by the Capitol. He and Katniss both work together to rescue Peeta. Haymitch and Katniss try their best to help Peeta through the stress and effects of the tracker jacker juice they used to hijack his memories. The two reconnect at the end of Mockingjay. “Nice dress… Not yours.”
Does Haymitch have control over his drinking?
Nevertheless, despite his severe drinking, Haymitch does have some degree of control over it as he tells Peeta and Katniss in their original deal that, if they let him drink as much as he wants, he will remain sober enough to help them. He also functions rather well while sober.
How old was Haymitch when he was reaped?
At age 16, Haymitch was reaped in the Second Quarter Quell (or the 50th Hunger Games) along with female tribute, Maysilee Donner, and two unnamed male and female tributes.