Length, Chapters: ficlet, 125 words
Takes Place: Before Book 1, Before Mockingjay
Divergence: Canon Compliant
Haymitch hates the fucking Capitol with their messed up sensibilities, sheep mentality and glorification of the slaughter of children. His yearly trip is pure torture - the only way he can get himself through it is to drink up constantly and tear down as much of their crap as he can lay his hands on.