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At the beginning of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire when Katniss is hunting with Gale, she tries to shoot some birds. When shooting she suddenly imagines a boy getting hit by the arrow, much to her shock. This hallucination is likely part of her PTSD after the Hunger Games.

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But I wonder, was this actually a flashback of a particular tribute she killed during the first movie or was this just some random boy she imagined to have killed now?

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Given that this could be answered by simply watching the first movie (which I'm unable to do and don't remember too well), I see that this might be regarded as trivia. Feel free to flag it as such if you find this question inappropriate. (But maybe there's more to him in the books?) –  Sonny Burnett Apr 25 at 16:59
    
Wouldn't count this as trivia. –  atticae Apr 25 at 17:02
    
Let me guess, someone just got the Catching Fire DVD? :) :) –  JohnP Apr 25 at 17:38
    
@JohnP Haha, yeah. But I only rented it, nothing I would buy (but nevertheless good movie). ;-) –  Sonny Burnett Apr 25 at 18:23

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This is a flashback of Marvel, the tribute who killed Rue in the first film. In retaliation, Katniss killed him. As a review of this page shows, this was the first person she killed, which is likely why she is having flashbacks.

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