A 16 year old girl named Chrysanthemum Ferndend is liveing in the Seam of district 12. Her sisters life was taken in the 46th Hunger Games. One by one Chrysanthemum's family fell apart. Both parents abandoned her out of shame and depression. Chrysanthemum was forced to stay in a town home with the other children with no parents or gardians who could not take care of them. She finds herself in the worst situation possible, and that is in the Hunger Games. Chrysanthemum had a choice though. Let the reaped girl go ahead into the games with no words said, or volunteer as tribute for no apparent reason. Well guess what one Chrysanthemum chose. Thats right, Chrysanthemum Ferndend, the tribute of district 12 for the 49th Hunger Games. Chrysanthemum wanted to show not just the capitol that she isn't going to let the death of her sister bring her to weaker heights and levels, when she is much more. She thinks her desicion is fine until, Xander Gerry, her cousin is also chosen as tribute. Chrysanthemum knew she had no choice now but to kill him or let him be killed by another tribute. But in doubts way there is no tunnle or maze out of this sittuation. But what happenes when Chrysanthemum starts to fall for the tribute boy of District 11, Cy? Will she start to forget about her true fate and Xander in order to keep her love from leaveing in death and sparing herself for not Xander but Cy?