"Hey, I wore diapers with that girl! Be nice!" he called out after him. The other boys just laughed.
"Hey man, nothing wrong with wanting to start up a little summer romance at camp. I'm bettering Cato will be balls deep in that girl
Glimmer by sundown," Thom interrupted.
"I mean....I've had a thing going with Johanna for two summers now. Nothin better than
sneaking out and getting down and dirty behind the cabins. Everyone's done it here. Summer time is the time for looove," he joked,
pulling on his t-shirt
Gale rolled his eyes. "Katniss is great. I've known her since I was a kid. But..she's a little..rough.'
Peeta listened closely as he folded and refolded the same shirt. "How do you mean? She's like...gorgeous,
away from Gale.
he added quietly, looking
Gale chuckled. "Well..she's got a lot on her plate. I love her to death, but....she needs to relax. Maybe you could help her do it."
Peeta paused, glancing up at his beacon of information. "You think?"
"Yeah. You seem nice....kinda like a mama's boy," he teased. "Maybe that's what she needs. But break her heart and I'll break your
Peeta stared at him, believing every word of the tall boy's statement. "Um...fair enough. If it helps, I'm usually the one getting that
done to me, so..."
Gale laughed. "Come on. I'l introduce you tonight and you can see for yourself, lover boy."
Peeta nodded in appreciate and they two of them unpacked the rest of their things in
compatible silence. He hoped Gale would do as
he said and help him out with Katniss. She had to be different than all of the other girls...she just had to be. His heart couldn't take
another beating. He was determined now more than ever to make the girl with the gray eyes like him.
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