Peeta's ReapingI really, truly despise this day.More Like This
It happens every single year, the same feeling of apprehension and fear, and if you're lucky, relief. This is only my fourth year experiencing the extremes of it all, but my brothers before gave me a taste of it. I'm glad to say my eldest brother doesn't have to worry about it anymore. He has surpassed the age making him ineligible. And my other brother only has this last time before it's just me. I've still got two more rounds of this torture before I'm done... hopefully. There's always that chance that it happens to me today.
Honestly, I don't think my parents could care less if my brother or I got stuck doing it. Or at least my mother. She's never been loving to us at all. How on earth did my father end up marrying her? Oh, well, I do know. His true love chose someone else because she needed him more than my father. I can't say I'm not happy about that because then I wouldn't be here... And she wouldn't either.
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