"StarClan, help us! The Twolegs are destroying the forest!"
Snailpaw after a yellow monster knocks down a tree in Cloudstar's Journey, page 229
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Chapter Number: 3 (of 10)
Page Numbers: 220-229

Chapter Summary

Cloudstar's PoV

Cloudstar is in the forest with three apprentices of his Clan, and he reflects on how he'd sent their mentors on patrol so he could witness for himself the excitement of the young cats. The SkyClan leader calls for Tansypaw to join him up in a tree, but then adds that Snailpaw and Mintpaw should follow using a route of their choice. The three apprentices safely make it to Cloudstar's branch, so he meows that they'll go to another tree now to practice. Snailpaw protests that he doesn't want to go down, but the leader replies that they won't have to, as they'll be learning how to branch-skip. Cloudstar instructs them to watch what he does, and then follow him from where they are. Each follows the gray-and-white into the next tree, and continue to leap from branch to branch throughout the lesson.
A yellow monster starts rumbling through the forest, and Cloudstar orders the apprentices to back up against the trunk. At first, they wait for it to go away, but it soon becomes a dangerous situation as the tree sways to and fro. The group tries to make it out on a branch to leap into a nearby pine tree, but realize that the tree is falling rapidly. Cloudstar yowls to hold onto the trunk, and tries to keep the apprentices in place with his body. The tree crashes down with a bang, and the leader's vision goes out black around him. The tom soon hears Tansypaw's voice under him, so he pulls her up out of the heap of debris and leaves. Snailpaw is underneath his sister, and Mintpaw below the tom, but is knocked unconscious. Cloudstar meows that they need to get her to Fawnstep as quickly as possible, so he sets off for camp with the apprentice on his back, and her siblings trailing behind.
They almost reach the edge of the fallen tree when a creaking noise starts, and the earth begins to make the ground tremble. Tansypaw yowls a warning to Cloudstar as a fir tree plummets toward him. The leader freezes, but then snatches Mintpaw's body and scrambles out of the way. Snailpaw glances at the yellow monster, and whispers that the Twolegs are destroying the forest.





References and Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Revealed in Cloudstar's Journey, chapter 3

Cloudstar's Journey chapters
Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10
Warriors cliffnotes
The Prophecies Begin Arc Into the WildFire and IceForest of SecretsRising StormA Dangerous PathThe Darkest Hour
New Prophecy Arc MidnightMoonriseDawnStarlightTwilightSunset
Power of Three Arc The SightDark RiverOutcastEclipseLong ShadowsSunrise
Omen of the Stars Arc The Fourth ApprenticeFading EchoesNight WhispersSign of the MoonThe Forgotten WarriorThe Last Hope
Dawn of the Clans Arc The Sun TrailThunder RisingThe First BattleThe Blazing StarA Forest DividedPath of Stars
A Vision of Shadows Arc The Apprentice's QuestThunder and ShadowShattered SkyDarkest NightRiver of Fire
Super Edition Arc Firestar's QuestBluestar's ProphecySkyClan's DestinyCrookedstar's PromiseYellowfang's SecretTallstar's RevengeBramblestar's StormMoth Flight's VisionHawkwing's JourneyTigerheart's Shadow
Field Guide Arc Secrets of the ClansCats of the ClansCode of the ClansBattles of the ClansEnter the ClansThe Ultimate Guide
Graystripe's Adventure The Lost WarriorWarrior's RefugeWarrior's Return
Stand-alone Manga The Rise of Scourge
Tigerstar and Sasha Arc Into the WoodsEscape from the ForestReturn to the Clans
Ravenpaw's Path Arc Shattered PeaceA Clan in NeedThe Heart of a Warrior
SkyClan and the Stranger Arc The RescueBeyond the CodeAfter the Flood
Short Stories and Plays After Sunset: We Need to TalkAfter Sunset: The Right Choice?Brightspirit's MercySpottedleaf's Honest AnswerThe Clans DecideThe Elders' Concern
Novellas Hollyleaf's StoryMistystar's OmenCloudstar's JourneyTigerclaw's FuryLeafpool's WishDovewing's SilenceMapleshade's VengeanceGoosefeather's CurseRavenpaw's FarewellSpottedleaf's HeartPinestar's ChoiceThunderstar's Echo

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