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"Thank you for bringing me to ThunderClan. Tell Bluestar I have always been grateful for the home she gave me. This is a good place to die. I only regret that I will miss watching you become what StarClan has destined you to be."
Yellowfang's parting words to Fireheart in Rising Storm, page 282


Rising Storm
General
Chapter Number: 27 (of 30)
Page Numbers: 275-283
Point of View: Fireheart
Chronology
Preceded: Chapter 26
Next: Chapter 28


Below contains in-depth information for chapter twenty seven of Rising Storm. If you are looking for a shorter summary of the entire book, please check the main article.
Chapter Number: 27 (of 30)
Page Numbers: 275-283

Chapter Summary

Fireheart's PoV

By late afternoon, the smell of smoke that once lingered in the air is replaced by the musty scent of wet ash. Fireheart tells Graystripe that the fire must be out, and asks if he’ll come to see if ThunderClan can return to their territory. The gray warrior replies that he needs Crookedstar’s permission, and bounds away. Fireheart gazes across the clearing and sees Bluestar huddled next to Whitestorm. The tom wonders whether to tell her where he’s going, but decides against it. Cloudpaw comes over and questions if the fire is out, and Fireheart answers that he and Graystripe are going to check. The white apprentice asks to come, but is declined by his mentor. Fireheart tells Cloudpaw to inform Whitestorm of his whereabouts, and the younger tom meows he will.
Graystripe returns with Crookedstar, and the leader asks why a ThunderClan warrior can’t go to check on the camp with Fireheart. The deputy replies that they don’t know what will be there, and doesn’t want to be alone. Crookedstar seems to understand, and says Graystripe may go with the ginger warrior. Fireheart meows his thanks, and the two cats both leave camp. They swim across the river, and find nothing but blackened and charred trees on the other side. Both stare in horror at their beloved woodland, and Graystripe murmurs that seeing the forest from RiverClan territory was the only comfort he had. Fireheart glances at his friend in sympathy, and they charge up the slope to ThunderClan’s border.
The ThunderClan deputy and Graystripe make their way to the Clan’s camp, and eventually reach the top of the ravine. Fireheart races down the slope, and picks his way through the smoke-stained clearing. Graystripe nudges the ginger cat, and both see Halftail’s scorched body lying near what was Yellowfang’s fern tunnel. The RiverClan warrior offers to bury him, and begins to drag the elder out of camp. Fireheart’s heart fills with dread as he goes toward the medicine cat’s den. The tom calls out Yellowfang’s name, and is relieved when he hears a rasping mew in response. Fireheart rushes to the she-cat’s side, apologizing for leaving her behind. He then reports to her that Patchpelt didn’t live, but Bramblekit did.
Yellowfang meows to the tom he is a brave warrior, and admits she wishes the deputy was her son instead of Brokentail. Fireheart flinches, as he already knows this, but doesn’t want to tell her. The ginger cat leans forward and licks her ears, offering comfort. Yellowfang states that she killed Brokentail, but Fireheart urges the she-cat to save her strength. He says he'll get water, but the medicine cat croaks that wouldn’t do any good by now. Fireheart protests that she won’t die, but Yellowfang insists he let her finish. The medicine cat thanks him for bringing her to ThunderClan, and wishes Bluestar well. Fireheart pleads for her not to die, and promises that StarClan will welcome her. He continues, meowing she saved Cinderpelt after her accident, and helped many cats with greencough. Fireheart’s words trail off as Yellowfang’s breathing stops, and he knows she is dead.

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Deaths

References and Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 275
  2. 2.0 2.1 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 276
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 280
  4. Revealed in Rising Storm, page 281
  5. 5.0 5.1 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 283



Rising Storm chapters
PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 14Chapter 15Chapter 16Chapter 17Chapter 18Chapter 19Chapter 20Chapter 21Chapter 22Chapter 23Chapter 24Chapter 25Chapter 26Chapter 27Chapter 28Chapter 29Chapter 30
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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