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These notes are brief, noting major events and minor events in Night Whispers that will be of consequence later. They are intended to be used as a reference for those looking for specific events for re-reading and the book discussions.


  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • ThunderClan and ShadowClan continue to fight over the grassy clearing.
    • ThunderClan wins.
  • Firestar loses a life, and Russetfur is dead.
  • Dovepaw wonders why Lionblaze didn't help Firestar.
  • When Brambleclaw is comforting Lionblaze, with a pulse of horror Dovepaw realizes that Lionblaze killed Russetfur.
    • Dovepaw wonders if she could have prevented this.
  • The patrol heads back to camp.

  • Jayfeather's point of view
  • Jayfeather is healing the cats that got wounded by the attack.
    • Lionblaze and Jayfeather quarrel about the battle.
  • Jayfeather walks into Ivypaw's dream, and figures out that she is training with Tigerheart in the Place of No Stars.
    • Breezepelt confirms that if he was in the battle, he would have fought on ShadowClan's side.

  • Lionblaze's point of view
  • He and Cinderheart go on an early patrol.
    • After being spooked by a snow owl, the pair runs far in the woods, then ends up halting at a abandoned Twoleg nest.
    • Spooked once more, Lionblaze sees that this is where Hollyleaf disappeared.
  • Lionblaze and Cinderheart go to the field near the herb patches and patrol. They see Flametail watching them, and quarrel at first, but Flametail, winning the arguement, walks back into his own territory.
  • After running back to camp, he sees Jayfeather, and Jayfeather pushes him into a conversation about Dovepaw's sister, Ivypaw.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Dovepaw wakes in the morning when she hears Jayfeather and Lionblaze talking about Ivypaw.
    • She tries to get out of camp, but is stopped by Berrynose and has to go out the Dirtplace tunnel.
  • She attempts to slip out of camp by the tunnel, but she is followed by Ivypaw.
    • Firestar then has Ivypaw and Dovepaw go to hunting practice with Cinderheart and Berrynose.
  • Dovepaw, managing to get a time alone with Ivypaw, questions her about going to the Dark Forest, to which Dovepaw's annoyance, Ivypaw does confirm that she is training there, but walks away.

  • Jayfeather's point of view
  • Jayfeather goes back to camp.
  • Dovepaw knows about Ivypaw visiting the Dark Forest.
    • Jayfeather checks on Firestar's neck injury and Brambleclaw's patrol returns.
    • ShadowClan is refusing to acknowledge the new border.
  • Ivypaw slips into camp and Jayfeather gets a vision.
    • In the vision the Dark Forest warriors attack ThunderClan and only Ivypaw is uninjured.
    • Spottedleaf apologizes to Jayfeather and says she couldn't change anything.

  • Flametail's point of view
  • Flametail comes back from exploring ThunderClan's new border.
  • Toadfoot checks Flametail's reflexes by attacking him.
    • Toadfoot comments that he bets none of the other Clans have a medicine cat that fights like a warrior.
  • The cats are grieving over Russetfur, and some of the cats comment nicely about her.
  • Blackstar calls Flametail and Littlecloud to his den, and he asks them if StarClan gave them any warnings about the battle.
  • Ivytail asks Flametail what Blackstar wanted, and instead Flametail just told her he wanted him to consult StarClan at the Moonpool.
    • Ivytail tells Flametail that she'll watch over the injuried cats while he is gone.
  • Flametail tells himself that ShadowClan will not be bullied by other Clans, and ShadowClan would make sure ThunderClan learned its lesson.

  • Ivypaw's point of view
  • Ivypaw wakes up, appearing in the Dark Forest.
  • Tigerheart suddenly appears behind her and they start to talk, but when Tigerheart asks if Dovepaw came, Ivypaw retorts that the Dark Forest chose Ivypaw and not Dovepaw, and angry, runs into the forest.
  • Ivypaw crashes into Mapleshade, who attacks her, but is warned off by Hawkfrost.
    • Thistleclaw assigns the assembled cats from the living Clans to knock Shredtail from the rock without letting him strike a blow to their heads.
  • Sparrowfeather cheats, causing an end to the assignment and a new round. Thistleclaw reminds the cats not to cheat.

  • Flametail's point of view
  • Flametail goes to the Moonpool.
    • Fire bursts around the walls.
    • A she-cat comes, revealing to be Sagewhisker.
  • He recognizes Runningnose, Nightstar, Fernshade and Russetfur.
  • Raggedstar appears, saying that the battle between ThunderClan and ShadowClan was unjust.
  • Sagewhisker says something terrible was coming.
    • The dream fades away.
  • Flametail leaves the Moonpool.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Dovepaw wakes up to hear Ivypaw whimpering in her sleep.
  • Ivypaw wakes up.
  • Dovepaw sees Ivypaw's eyes are swollen.
  • The two argue and Ivypaw leaves.
  • Dovepaw wonders where Ivypaw is.
  • As Dovepaw goes on a hunting patrol, they split up and she finds Tigerheart, but he leaves afterwards.
  • Lionblaze tells Dovepaw to go back to camp.

  • Flametail's point of view
  • Flametail comes back from the Moonpool and tells Littlecloud about his dream.
  • The two go to Blackstar and Flametail explains his dream again to Blackstar and Rowanclaw.
  • Flametail thinks that they should cut all allegiances even medicine cat boundaries.
  • Littlecloud argues against this and tries to interpret the dream differently.
  • Blackstar orders Littlecloud to go rest after the arguement.
  • Rowanclaw sees Flametail is still frustrated.
  • Rowanclaw tries to allay Flametail's feelings of frustration though it doesn't quite help.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Dovepaw is about to meet Tigerheart and is spying upon ShadowClan and WindClan's camp to pass the time.
  • Tigerheart and Dovepaw go to an old Twoleg nest and on the way Dovepaw scents Jayfeather amd Lionblaze very faintly.
  • Tigerheart and Dovepaw explore the Twoleg nest.

  • Lionblaze's point of view
  • Lionblaze and Cinderheart's relationship is revealed.
  • Lionblaze takes Dovepaw and Ivypaw out for training and hunting with Cinderheart.
  • Cinderheart reveals she wants to have kits with Lionblaze.
  • The cats find fox prints.
  • The fox breaks into camp.
  • Lionblaze battles the fox.
  • Ivypaw and Dovepaw quarrel.
  • Lionblaze begs Firestar to drive the fox away; Firestar accepts.

  • Lionblaze's point of view
  • Lionblaze is told to wait before the battle with the fox, and to also bring Dovepaw.
  • Lionblaze realizes that he is driving out this fox for Cinderheart.
  • He informs Dovepaw of the mission, but doesn't tell her what he's doing.
  • Dovepaw questions Lionblaze, and Lionblaze tells her that he is chasing the fox.
  • Outraged, the two get into a quarrel, about using their powers for the safety of the Clan, making the other normal warriors feel cheated, ect.
  • Lionblaze defeats the fox, but blood streaks his pelt, making Dovepaw worried.
  • Lionblaze comforts her that he isn't hurt and the two chase the fox off ThunderClan territory.
  • The Clan is also worried about Lionblaze.
  • When Lionblaze returns to camp, Jayfeather rubs oitment on his pelt so they can trick the Clan into thinking his wounds were real.
  • Cinderheart fusses about Lionblaze.
  • Lionblaze confesses to Cinderheart that he is a part of the prophecy and that he will never be hurt.
  • Cinderheart is grief-stricken, telling Lionblaze they can never be mates because he has a much greater destiny than her.

  • Jayfeather's point of view.
  • Briarlight is convincing Millie that she isn't hungry.
  • Jayfeather figures out that she is starving and questions Briarlight about it.
  • Briarlight tells Jayfeather she doesn't deserve to eat because she is a burden to ThunderClan and she can't hunt.
  • Jayfeather assigns Briarlight a new job - the carekeeper of the medicine den.
  • Jayfeather finds Hollyleaf's fur tucked into the back of the den.
  • Yellowfang appears and tells Jayfeather that Lionblaze battling the fox alone was a sign - that ThunderClan must fight alone in the great battle, and also tells Jayfeather that ThunderClan might be the only Clan to survive while the others perish.
  • Jayfeather travels to the Moonpool.
  • Littlecloud and Flametail are late.
  • When they reach the Moonpool, Jayfeather is accidently brought to Kestrelflight's dream.
  • Barkface and Daisytail are warning Kestrelflight to trust his ancestors and not other Clans.
  • Then, Jayfeather is brought to Willowshine's dream, where Graypool and Mudfur are warning her with uncompleted sentences.
  • Angry, Jayfeather races away and suddenly sees Yellowfang, who asks if Jayfeather believes her now, and tells him the same thing: the four Clans must stand alone.
  • Jayfeather threatens to tell the other Clans what's really going on.
  • While he does, crackling silenced Jayfeather and the whole clearing was flooded with starlight. Rock was among the group of StarClan cats lining the walls, and all the cats fell and only Rock remained, staring at Jayfeather.

  • Ivypaw's point of view
  • Ivypaw wakes up, disappointed that she isn't in the Dark Forest.
  • Dovepaw wasn't in her nest.
  • Ivypaw thinks that Dovepaw is going into the forest and training by herself because Ivypaw is better than her and she doesn't like it.
  • Ivypaw's thoughts drifted into a dream - being in the Dark Forest.
  • Ivypaw is imagining a ShadowClan battle.
  • When she is back is back in the Dark Forest, Thistleclaw is on top of her and she is begging him to let go.
  • Thistleclaw tells her begging doesn't work on the battlefield.
  • When she fights back, Hawkfrost notices it and praises her, while Thistleclaw threatens her.
  • When Ivypaw tells Hawkfrost she won't be an apprentice forever and complains about Thistleclaw, Hawkfrost asks if he wants to give her to him. Ivypaw replies he can if he wants, but he would have to start training from scratch.
  • Hawkfrost tells Ivypaw they are practicing water fighting tonight.
  • When they get into the river, Ivypaw is assigned to practice a new battle move with Darkstripe. Ivypaw falls into the water, loosing her footing and almost drowning. Hollowpaw saves her.
  • Together, Ivypaw and Hollowpaw beat Darkstripe. Hawkfrost tells Darkstripe that he expected better of him.
  • When out of the water, Tigerstar praises Ivypaw, seeing her in the water.
  • Ivypaw wakes up to Dovepaw in her nest, scenting the snow on her pelt.
  • When sleeping, Whitewing suddenly notices blood on Ivypaw's pelt, Dovepaw telling Whitewing they must have been training hard.
  • Whitewing orders Bumblestripe to get Jayfeather for Ivypaw's wound.
  • Ivypaw tells Whitewing that it must have been a thorn, and Dovepaw agrees, leaving the den.
  • When Dovepaw came back, she dropped a thorn at the floor of the den, asking them if it was what they were looking for.
  • Cinderheart asked Ivypaw if anything was wrong, and Ivypaw confessed to Cinderheart about Dovepaw, and wanting to be the best warrior ever.
  • Cinderheart makes Ivypaw promise she will never leave the camp at night again.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Purdy asks Dovepaw if a mouse would appeal to Mousefur, and when Squirrelflight asks if she's hungry, Purdy replies that she is sad.
  • When Jayfeather tells Dovepaw to stop Ivypaw from coming back from the Dark Forest in such a state, she yells at Jayfeather, afraid Ivypaw will get killed.
  • Jayfeather informs Lionblaze and Ivypaw about the dream he had about StarClan shattering.
  • Jayfeather tells Dovepaw that they could use Ivypaw to find information about the Dark Forest.
  • Angry, Dovepaw races to the top of the slope, frustrated that they're using Ivypaw.
  • She hunts down a water vole and Ivypaw is there.
  • Dovepaw offers a bite but Ivypaw shakes her head, stating that it would be against the warrior code.
  • Dovepaw tells her to take a small bite.
  • Ivypaw tells her that she won't eat it, because she isn't the one breaking the code, she isn't the one seeing a ShadowClan warrior at night.
  • Dovepaw asks how she knows and Ivypaw says that she smelled him on her.
  • Ivypaw tells Dovepaw that Tigerheart trains in the Dark Forest.
  • Outraged, Dovepaw speaks the words clearly to Ivypaw: "You're jealous because I'm a better warrior than you! I always have been and I always will be, and you can't stand it. And now you're jealous because Tigerheart loves me and not you! You want to destroy everything I've got because you're jealous! That's all!"
  • Dovepaw wonders what's the use of her power if she can't even protect her own sister.

  • Flametail's point of view
  • Pinepaw falls into a snow drift.
  • Flametail smells fresh borage on Pinepaw's fur and leads himself to where he fell in.
  • He picks borage.
  • When he goes back to camp, Littlecloud asks him if he had any dreams.
  • Littlecloud suddenly asks why he is lying, figuring out Flametail's secret by the scent of dirt on him, not the scent of other medicine cats or the Moonpool.
  • Flametail explains to Littlecloud about his vision of Raggedstar.
  • They argue about alliances keeping their Clan alive, but when Flametail points out that they aren't warriors Littlecloud is attacked by a cough.
  • Flametail apologizes.
  • Blackstar calls Flametail. He asks Flametail if he had any signs from StarClan.
  • Blackstar reveals he had been having bad dreams.
  • Flametail tells Blackstar again that they must stand alone - and if so, they will be safe.
  • Blackstar is confident.
  • Rowanclaw asks Flametail if he wants help collecting more borage.
  • Rowanclaw sends Toadfoot and Dawnpelt to help Flametail collect borage.
  • When they get there, they find coltsfoot, some way to ease Littlecloud's hoarse breathing.
  • They try another bush, but Flametail hears a sharp crash and Dawnpelt stumbled into an ice crack, falling.
  • In a vision, Flametail found himself in black water, sucking him down, trying to save Dawnpelt.
  • Shouting with terror, he knocked Dawnpelt into the snow before she could sink into the ice.
  • Dawnpelt suddenly asks Flametail with horror if he had gone crazy. She demands if he was afraid that she was going to get her paws wet.
  • Flametail tells StarClan that they don't have to keep reminding him. But for now, his number one concern was keeping his Clanmates safe.

  • Lionblaze's point of view
  • Sandstorm is coughing, but her excuse when cats ask her if she's okay is that she had swallowed a snowflake.
  • Lionblaze, Birchfall, and Toadstep repatch the elders' den.
  • Brambleclaw assigns Lionblaze to lead a hunting patrol near WindClan's border, telling him to take Leafpool, Cinderheart. and Dovepaw.
  • He follows the patrol out of camp.
  • They decide to split up, Lionblaze going solo.
  • Lionblaze sees Breezepelt and Crowfeather.
  • Breezepelt catches a thrush, but it accidentally shoots across the ditch.
  • Instead, Lionblaze caught it and delievered the killing blow.
  • Breezepelt protests and says it was his, but Lionblaze tells him it was on his territory.
  • When Breezepelt jumps over the border to reclaim his catch, Lionblaze fights with him.
  • Leafpool suddenly sees the fight and shrieks in disbelief, telling them to stop.
  • She screeches at Crowfeather, "How can you watch your sons fight?"
  • Nightcloud appears and tells Leafpool he has one son, Breezepelt.
  • Crowfeather reminds Leafpool that she chose her Clan, but Leafpool tells him that didn't mean she didn't love him.
  • Attacked by jealousy, Nightcloud rips them away from each other.
  • Lionblaze realizes he attacked his brother, but he tells himself these cats aren't his kin.
  • When he blames it on Leafpool, again, he realizes that Leafpool suffered more than any of them.
  • When the patrol returns to camp, they had caught two rabbits, the thrush, and a grouse. Berrynose comments that it looks like a pile again.
  • Sandstorm's cough is whitecough.
  • Lionblaze reports to Firestar.
  • Firestar says the disputes are bound to happen.
  • Lionblaze wistfully thinks: if only it were that simple.

  • Jayfeather's point of view
  • Jayfeather is in the elders' den, hoping the roof of the elders den will hold under the weight of the snow.
  • Jayfeather examines Mousefur, wondering if her wheezing was infection or just old age.
  • The fresh-kill pile is empty, and Sandstorm's whitecough had spread.
  • Blossomfall tells Jayfeather that Cherrykit has a fever, and he prays that Poppyfrost had just been over anxious.
  • Jayfeather is given a surprise attack by Molekit.
  • Jayfeather sends Cherrykit to play outside with Molekit so she can keep cool.
  • After he gave Poppyfrost instructions to care for Cherrykit, he comes back to check on Sandstorm.
  • Rosepetal appears with yarrow.
  • Surprised, Jayfeather asks where she found them.
  • Rosepetal explains they were lying outside of camp, and she thought Jayfeather had dropped them. Jayfeather tells her it wasn't him.
  • Rosepetal guesses it was Leafpool.
  • Jayfeather thanks Leafpool, but it appears that it wasn't her.
  • Jayfeather tells Rosepetal to guide him where she found the yarrow leaves.
  • He follows Rosepetal into the thorn barrier, but there was no scent of any cat.
  • Rosepetal suggests it might have been a warrior who found them on patrol and planned to tell Jayfeather later.
  • Jayfeather tells Rosepetal that if he can't figure out, he'll tell Firestar to thank whoever found it at the Clan meeting.
  • Thornclaw and Spiderleg accompany Mothwing to Jayfeather.
  • Mothwing tells Jayfeather that Willowshine had told her StarClan ordered them to stop talking to other medicine cats, wanting to know if they told Jayfeather the same thing.
  • Jayfeather tells her that he won't tell her what StarClan shares with him.
  • They quarrel.
  • Finally, Mothwing ends the fight and asks him if he needs any herbs.
  • Jayfeather refuses.
  • Poppyfrost tells Jayfeather that Cherrykit can't breathe.
  • He tells them to bring her inside, and to wash her.
  • Dovepaw tells Jayfeather that there was greencough in ShadowClan, but it was just Littlecloud.
  • Leafpool asks Jayfeather what he's going to do about Littlecloud, but Jayfeather just tells her he'll pray.
  • Thinking that Leafpool might steal the herbs for Littlecloud, Jayfeather asks Brambleclaw to assign a guard for the herbs, telling him they are very precious and he can't afford ShadowClan to steal them.
  • Jayfeather realizes that Ivypaw's dream wasn't real, but maybe it had uses after all.
  • Brambleclaw assigns Berrynose and Spiderleg to guard them.
  • Jayfeather tells himself he must stay strong, ever since the Dark Forest was growing and the StarClan cats were frightened.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Dovepaw is meeting Tigerheart, but surprises him.
  • Tigerheart thought he was leaving early tonight, and he comments it was like Dovepaw knew exactly when he was leaving.
  • Dovepaw suggests that they go to the abandoned Twoleg nest.
  • Tigerheart says there's no time tonight, because Blackstar was sending extra patrols, hunting for herbs as well as prey.
  • Dovepaw tells Tigerheart that Jayfeather has some tansy and a bit of catmint, and she could pick it for him if he wanted.
  • Tigerheart tells her she can't steal from her own Clan.
  • Dovepaw tells him she can try and persuade Jayfeather to give him some.
  • Dovepaw shows him her backflip.
  • Suddenly, they hear pawsteps as they play with snow.
  • Ivypaw appears.
  • Tigerheart tells her she's on ShadowClan territory, but Ivypaw says that Dovepaw is to, and at least she doesn't betray her Clan every night.
  • Dovepaw yells at Ivypaw that she betrays them every night in the Dark Forest.
  • Right before telling Dovepaw Tigerheart trained in the Dark Forest, a ShadowClan patrol appeared and took Ivypaw.
  • Spying on ShadowClan, Dovepaw hears Smokefoot tell Ivypaw that Blackstar will see her in the morning.
  • Dovepaw goes back to nest, in her nest, and sleeps.
  • She wakes up, listening hard to ShadowClan's camp. The cats at ShadowClan are treating Ivypaw well.
  • When she stops listening, she calls for Ivypaw.
  • The cats grow frantic.
  • Dovepaw tells Jayfeather that ShadowClan is holding Ivypaw captive.
  • They report to Firestar.
  • Firestar announces to the Clan that he thinks Ivypaw was captured by ShadowClan.
  • Firestar sends a small patrol to ask for Ivypaw back.
  • The patrol is thinking that Ivypaw is a traitor.
  • When they approach the border and meet a ShadowClan patrol, they ask for Ivypaw back, but the ShadowClan warriors say only in exchange for catmint.
  • Dovepaw realizes that Tigerheart was using her and Ivypaw.
  • Brambleclaw reluctantly accepts, saying that he will tell Firestar.
  • As Dovepaw comes back to camp, she wonders what will happen if Cherrykit and Sandstorm die, because she met up with Tigerheart at night.

  • Ivypaw's point of view
  • When a warrior gives Ivypaw food, Starlingpaw states that he doesn't know why they were giving her their food, since she was the one trying to steal theirs.
  • Ivypaw watches the activity going on in camp.
  • When Sparrowkit asks no one in particular if the strange cat Tigerheart had brought into camp last night was still here, the warriors looked at each other and stared at Ivypaw, however Ivypaw made her look like she was proud.
  • Rowanclaw announces that Tigerheart had found a ThunderClan apprentice inside their scent line last night
  • Olivenose says that they might be trying to steal more of ShadowClan territory but Ivypaw tells them they aren't.
  • Starlingpaw tells Ivypaw to be quiet.
  • Rowanclaw tells the Clan that they are holding her for now.
  • Sparrowkit says "hi" to Ivypaw, calling her a Thundercat. He asks her if she can fly.
  • Ivypaw doesn't understand, and Sparrowkit explained that the warriors said ThunderClan cats flew down from the trees in battle.
  • Ivypaw tells Sparrowkit that all ThunderClan cats can fly, but Starlingpaw calls her a liar.
  • Ivypaw tells Starlingpaw it's not her fault that ShadowClan kits have poppy seeds for brains, triggering anger in Sparrowkit.
  • Ivypaw makes herself look scary which frightens Sparrowkit and leaves him calling to his mother, Kinkfur.
  • Ivypaw apologizes to Starlingpaw, but he tells her that the kits have been raised on tales that ThunderClan cats eat kits for fun.
  • Ivypaw offers to apologize, and Blackstar hears, telling her that she will apologize, but not yet.
  • She also apologizes to Blackstar, who tells her that they won't put her on the fresh kill pile yet.
  • Blackstar tells Ivypaw that before she can go home that there is a bargain to be struck.
  • Tawnypelt comes over and Ivypaw asks what she will be swapped for.
  • Tawnypelt tells her she will be swapped for herbs, and tells her to use the dirtplace to get some fresh air.
  • When she is in the dirtplace, she wonders if she could escape but knows better.
  • She also tells Tawnypelt she wants to apologize to the kits.
  • When she visits the kits, Flametail shoots in and Tawnypelt asks what's wrong.
  • Flametail tells her it was darkness. Cold, sucking darkness.
  • Blackstar asks what's wrong, and Flametail tells him darkness will engulf ShadowClan like an endless wave and suck them down to their doom.
  • Flametail tells Blackstar that the must prepare to fight, they must fight alone and they must fight for their lives.
  • Ivypaw tells herself that if the greatest battle was ever coming, she wanted to be home before it arrived.

  • Dovepaw's point of view
  • Dovepaw is on the patrol to reclaim Ivypaw.
  • Dovepaw fusses over Ivypaw.
  • Dovepaw pleads Ivypaw to talk to her.
  • Ivypaw coaxes her by saying that she's just tired.
  • Dovepaw is assigned to go to the Gathering.
  • When they are padding to the lake, Lionblaze asks Dovepaw if she knew what Ivypaw was doing on the border.
  • Dovepaw tells him that it didn't have anything to do with the Dark Forest, just practicing her night hunting, like she said.
  • The patrol see silhouettes of WindClan warriors on the crest, and the warriors wonder what they are waiting for.
  • Dovepaw stretches out her senses to ShadowClan territory, where the cats are wondering whether they should go or suspecting the Gathering as a trap, though a warrior declares it was a Gathering and they wouldn't dare.
  • Foxleap discovers that the lake had been iced.
  • WindClan comes to the gathering.
  • Mistystar goes first, to report what happened in RiverClan.
  • Onestar goes, then Blackstar, and then Firestar.
  • Firestar reports what Blackstar had did: capturing a ThunderClan apprentice and holding her hostage until ThunderClan gave them herbs. He also threatens Blackstar and tells them that they've beaten them once, and he says that they will do it again.
  • Dovepaw finds Tigerheart and tells him they have to talk.
  • Dovepaw scowls at him, saying that he told Blackstar about Jayfeather's herbs.
  • Tigerheart tells her that Littlecloud was sick.
  • Dovepaw replied by saying so was Sandstorm.
  • Tigerheart points out that she doesn't have greencough. He says that if Jayfeather was a true medicine cat, he would have given ShadowClan the herbs.
  • Dovepaw tells him that he has to put his own Clanmates first, and Tigerheart replies, "So do I"
  • Dovepaw asks, "Even above me?"
  • Tigerheart tells her he didn't mean it like that.
  • Dovepaw turned away, saying that she thinks it's exactly what he meant.

  • Ivypaw's point of view
  • Ivypaw tells herself that she was training in the Dark Forest to be a better warrior.
  • When she is sucked into the Dark Forest, she hears Tigerstar scolding Tigerheart, telling him that he deserves his loyalty more than ShadowClan.
  • Tigerstar pins Tigerheart to the ground, saying that it was a mistake he made in the battle with ThunderClan.
  • Tigerstar also tells Tigerheart that if he can't beat the ThunderClan weaklings, he is nothing. He also reminds Tigerheart that when the final battle comes, wasting time at the Gathering won't help him.
  • Ivypaw flees, realizing that she wasn't special, but stupid. Tigerstar didn't want to help ThunderClan, he wanted to wage war against the Clans.
  • She begs herself to wake up, and she hears a voice, imagining she was back in the nursery with Daisy mumurering over her. But when she opened her eyes it was Mapleshade looming over her.
  • Ivypaw asks Mapleshade why she won't just fade to nothing. Mapleshade tells her that she won't be going anywhere until she settled a few scores.
  • Mapleshade tells Ivypaw to show her what she'd learned.
  • They go into the river and Mapleshade asks if she's deep enough yet, then she prompts, "What happens now?"
  • Ivypaw tells her she has to knock her legs from under her.
  • Mapleshade tries to drown Ivypaw.
  • Ivypaw wakes up and sees Dovepaw.
  • Dovepaw asks if she is okay.
  • Ivypaw replies yes, but she never wants to go to the Dark Forest ever again.
  • Dovepaw asks Ivypaw if Tigerheart is really training in the Dark Forest, and Ivypaw tells her it was true, and apologizes.
  • Dovepaw tells her not to be sorry, because she doesn't think he ever loved her.
  • Ivypaw tells her not to say that, but Dovepaw says she doesn't understand.
  • Ivypaw reassures her, saying she does understand, that Tigerstar tricked him like he tricked her.
  • Dovepaw tells her Lionblaze and Jayfeather need to hear this too.
  • When they meet up with them Dovepaw has Ivypaw tell them about the Dark Forest, why she went there and how Tigerstar and Hawkfrost lied to her.
  • Jayfeather tells her that she will spy for them.
  • Ivypaw says she doesn't want to go there again, but Jayfeather shrugs and mews, too bad.
  • Lionblaze says that she'll only spy if Ivypaw agrees.
  • Ivypaw says no, but Jayfeather tells her she might not have the choice.
  • Dovepaw takes Ivypaw of to talk alone, and she tells Ivypaw to climb over a trunk and go do something.
  • Ivypaw leaves, and digs a hole, and fills it in. She comes back to Dovepaw and Dovepaw repeats exactly what she did.
  • Puzzled, Ivypaw asks if she followed her or something.
  • Dovepaw explains to her about her powers.
  • Ivypaw is shocked - but tells Dovepaw it was her fault that she went to the Dark Forest. Ivypaw says that Lionblaze and Jayfeather don't trust her, and that they maybe want her to go back to the Dark Forest and stay there.
  • Dovepaw tells her not to be ridiculous, that she's the special one now.
  • Ivypaw whispers, "I wish I weren't," and she is scared.
  • Ivypaw tells Dovepaw to tell Jayfeather and Lionblaze that she'll go back, and pretend she's still one of them, and she'll find out everything about their plans.

  • Flametail's point of view
  • Kinkfur comes over and informs Flametail that Mistkit had lost her voice.
  • After a talk with Littlecloud, Flametail comes over and checks the kit.
  • Flametail is invited to play on the ice, but the ice breaks under him and he falls into the water.
  • When he is under, the water churns and he sees silky gray fur - Jayfeather.
  • Jayfeather tries to rescue him, but Rock says that it's his time to die, not Jayfeather's.
  • Jayfeather lets go of Flametail and lets him drown.

  • Ivypaw's point of view
  • Ivypaw is out in the forest and kills a mouse and begins to hear noise coming from the lake.
  • She mentions that she promised herself that she would hunt until she had caught enough prey to make up for losing the herbs.
  • When Ivypaw goes back to the camp, a clan meeting is called and Firestar tells the ThunderClan cats about Flametail's death.
  • It is noted that Brambleclaw felt the loss of Flametail more strongly because he was Brambleclaw's kin.
  • Dovepaw tells Ivypaw that she doesn't have to go back to the Dark Forest, but Ivypaw says she wants to help her sister and her clan.
  • When Ivypaw goes to the Dark Forest, she is taken by Tigerstar to a meeting.
  • She learns of the plot to destroy the clans and StarClan and is terrified to see that the other clan cats in the Dark Forest seemed like real Dark Forest cats when their eyes shine.
  • She is then taunted by Darkstripe and Brokenstar gives her a quick assessment.
  • After that, she sees Flametail who tells her that he followed a noise and ended up in the Dark Forest.
  • Brokenstar then orders Ivypaw to kill Flametail.
  • At first Ivypaw refuses, but out of fear for her own life and Dovepaw's life, gets ready to kill Flametail, but she is stopped by Tigerheart.
  • Tigerheart tells her that he wouldn't let her kill what was left of his brother.
  • He is really defensive of Flametail so Tigerstar and Brokenstar let him live.
  • When Tigerstar is asked about what to do about Ivypaw he says that she is loyal to the Place of No Stars and that she will fight with them when the battle comes.
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
The Lost Warrior Arc 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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