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Mapleshade's Vengeance
General
Chapter Number: 1 (of 9)
Page Numbers: 8-12
Point of View: Mapleshade
Chronology
Preceded: N/A
Next: Chapter 2


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Chapter Number: 1 (of 9)
Page Numbers: 8-12

Chapter Summary

Mapleshade's PoV

A WindClan warrior named Swiftflight jerks back as Mapleshade accidentally steps on his tail. Swiftflight hisses at her for that. Mapleshade apologizes over her shoulder and she goes deeper into the crowd of cats.
Oakstar states that his ThunderClan warriors have blocked the holes in Snakerocks with stones, and afterwards, there had been no more snake attacks in the territory. A ShadowClan elder beside Mapleshade remarks that the ThunderClan cats were lucky to not get bitten by an adder. The elder's Clanmate agrees with her, and recalls the time when Marshpaw was bitten by an adder. Mapleshade rolls her eyes, mentally commenting on how competitive ShadowClan can get over deaths.
Mapleshade emerges among a crowd of RiverClan cats. Rainfall, a RiverClan warrior snarls at Mapleshade that even if a truce exists, she shouldn't push her luck. Mapleshade insists that she isn't going to stay, prompting another RiverClan cat to growl at her. As Mapleshade weaves through the crowd, she decides that she couldn't blame RiverClan for being hostile to her.
This is because ThunderClan won over Sunningrocks a while ago. Rainfall mutters into her ear, telling her to remember Birchface and Flowerpaw, who both died in the battle. He also states that RiverClan will kill many ThunderClan cats to take back Sunningrocks. Mapleshade remembers how Appledusk attacked Birchface, sending him stumbling into the river. His apprentice, Flowerpaw had tried to save him, but she failed and was swept away. Mapleshade wonders why RiverClan bothered to fight for Sunningrocks in the first place.
Appledusk hisses at Mapleshade, asking her why she is here. Mapleshade feels hesitant. Appledusk touches his muzzle to her ear, saying that it's dangerous. Mapleshade states that it's been too long since she was able to speak to him. Appledusk says that the border patrols doubled and he had no chance to see her. Afterwards Mapleshade and Appledusk both discuss the death of Oakstar's son.
Mapleshade wants to tell Appledusk something; Appledusk asks her if it can wait, and she replies that she doesn't think so, as she is expecting his kits. Appledusk, although shocked, purrs that it's incredible that he is going to be a father. Appledusk asks her what her Clanmates would feel about half-Clan kits. Mapleshade insists that they wouldn't know, and the kits would be additional good warriors to the clan. She also tells him that it would be for the best to not see her until the kits come.
Reedshine, a RiverClan warrior, calls Appledusk to come back, since the elders are going to tell them a story. Reedshine presses against Appledusk and as they leave, Mapleshade scowls furiously, she mentally snarls at Reedshine that Appledusk will only belong to her.
The next day, Nettlepaw tells Mapleshade to wake up, as she is in the dawn patrol. Mapleshade tells Nettlepaw that she'll be coming, but she is unbalanced by her swollen belly as she gets up. Nettlepaw yells at Mapleshade for being a slowpoke, Mapleshade asks him what Deerdapple would've done to him if he spoke to her like that. Nettlepaw admits that he would be sent to pull ticks off of Rabbitfur for a moon. Mapleshade dismisses the apprentice and she wishes to speak with Beetail.
Beetail tells Mapleshade to join the dawn patrol. However, Mapleshade tells him that she will be excused due to her pregnancy. Beetail is surprised, he meows his congratulations and asks her who the father is. Mapleshade replies that she'll be raising these kits alone. Frecklewish is delighted to hear the news from Beetail, and asks Mapleshade why would she be raising the kits alone. Mapleshade couldn't reply to her; Frecklewish asks if Birchface was the father, since Mapleshade doesn't want to lie to her, she stays silent. Before she could reply, Frecklewish exclaims that she got it right, she is delighted by the fact that Birchface is their father. Mapleshade takes a deep breath and decides that she wants the kits to earn the love they deserved.
Mapleshade declares that she will not be raising the kits alone anymore. Frecklewish reassures her that they would be never alone, and that the kits are the best thing that happened in the Clan.

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Important Events

  • Mapleshade is expecting Appledusk's kits.[1]

References



Mapleshade's Vengeance chapters
Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9
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 Journey
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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