Haymitch Abernathy is a victor from District 12 who won the Fiftieth Annual Hunger Games at age eighteen. Afterward, he dealt with the trauma he experienced by drinking alcohol and falling into a bottle. However, when Peeta Mellark was reaped and forced him to get sober to act as his mentor, Haymitch threw himself into helping the kid. Among the victors, Haymitch has many friends. Some like Chaff and Seeder he has known since he won his Games. Others, such as Finnick Odair and Johanna Mason, he took under his wing and became close too after they won.