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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2013


    Good job. -Jaysoar

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2013

    After the War

    Warriors - Cry to the Stars
    Book One: After the War

    Hollyspark yawned, sniffing the air for signs of prey. Beside her, Grasspelt bounded a few steps ahead, tasting the air. The scent of thrush wafted by, and Hollyspark's ears pricked up in satisfaction. Beckoning to Dovestorm with the tip of her long black tail, the small shecat gestured towards the bushes, where the unsuspecting thrush was. The bird ran it's beak through glossy feathers, hopping a few mouselenghts forward and searching the ground for bugs.
    "Circle around, and drive it towards me!" Hollyspark purred in an undertone to Dovestorm. The pale gray tom nodded, his deep blue eyes lighting up. Slowly and carefully, the warrior stalked away.
    Hollyspark crouched in position, her black tail brushing the ground. She could see Dovestorm's light figure stalking through the trees, just a hazy blurr in the thick forest.
    The light gray tom burst from the bushes, growling, and the thrush veered away in alarm. Before it could give a loud cry, Hollyspark sprang forward, catching the bird with one paw. Together, she and Dovestorm brought it down, and Hollyspark gave the thrush a killing bite.
    "Nice work!" Lilypatch purred, appearing before them with Grasspelt at her side. The mottled brown tom had a mouse dangling from his jaws, happiness shining in his grass green eyes at his catch.
    Dovestorm shuffled his paws in embarrassment, staring at the ground. Lilypatch padded over and flicked a tail over the gray warrior's ear. "Come on," she meowed brightly. "Let's see if we can pick anything else up."
    After burrying the thrush and Grasspelt's mouse, the hunters padded off into the forest again. Hollyspark realized they were heading towards the WindClan border. Was something wrong with WindClan? she wondered, remembering her patrol with Rosepetal the day before.
    The border was even staler than before, Hollyspark realized. The ThunderClan markers were fresh, and overshadowed the faint WindClan scent.
    To her relief, though, she saw a small patrol heading towards them. In the lead, she recognized Heathertail, a lithe light brown tabby shecat with bright blue eyes. Behind her was a muscular dark gray tom with two dark paws, and a smaller white shecat with black paws, both of whom she didn't recognize, though she'd seen them before.
    "Hello Heathertail, Emberfoot, Ospreypaw," Lilypatch greeted the three warriors with a faint dip of her head.
    "Greetings," Heathertail meowed in reply, sadness in her voice and in her blue eyes.
    "Is everything alright with WindClan?" Lilypatch asked, sensing the shecat's grief.
    "Oh, yes," Heathertail meowed quickly, flicking her light brown tail quickly. "Blazepaw, Strongpaw, and Tunnelpaw are apprentices now," she added.
    Hollyspark realized the brown tabby was talking about her three kits. Why would she sound so sad about that?
    Heathertail's blue gaze flicked to Hollyspark, and the ThunderClan shecat felt uncomfortable under that piercing blue stare.
    "That's good," Lilypatch meowed. "Well, we'll see you at the next Gathering, Heathertail. Goodbye."
    The light brown shecat nodded, and padded off, Emberfoot and Ospreypaw following her. Hollyspark watched them go, and noticed that none of the three cats had looked happy. Once again, she suspected that things weren't quite as they seemed in WindClan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    Bonnie reviewed

    Wonderful work.more please!!!

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