Are you in Team Peeta or Team Gale? The story end off with Katniss married Peeta. If you were the author, would you put Katniss with Peeta or Gale?

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I agree.  I am Team Peeta.  Although I did not always agree with the choices that Peeta made, the choices Gale made were worse.  He committed horrible atrocities just to win the war.  Peeta stayed true to Katniss from the beginning.

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Characters (and people in general) often end up with someone who is able to balance them out.  Katniss and Gale both become angry.  They both tend to strike quickly and without considering the consequences.  Peeta is the opposite.  He takes his time and rarely reacts quickly.  Peeta and Katniss have been through so much together, it is hard to imagine them with anyone else.  Perhaps if the hunger games had never taken place, Katniss and Gale might have made a good match.  Both characters have changed so much from the opening of the story that they no longer balance each other.  I think the author made the right choice when she allowed Peeta and Katniss to end up together.

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While somewhat conflicted, I find myself in the Peeta group.  The biggest reason is that he and Kat went through a kind of Hell that no one else could really understand.  They needed each other.   I do find it very ironic, however, that the one thing that both Kat and Peeta despised was the one thing that brought them together.  Without the Hunger Games or the manipulation of the Capitol it is very likely that Peeta and Kat would have never become involved.

 

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I am Team Peeta. I was very moved by the bond they forged while in the first Games and the tenderness they each had for the other. There is something very compelling about facing the circumstances they were in and coming out together that I think forever bonds them.

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