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These notes are brief, noting major events and minor events in A Shadow in RiverClan 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.

  • Featherpaw introduces RiverClan and states she doesn’t know where she belongs.
  • Leopardstar calls a Clan meeting.
  • Featherpaw thinks about her and Stormpaw’s kithood, and their parents, Graystripe and Silverstream.
    • Because of this, they are discriminated against by the rest of RiverClan.
  • Featherpaw vows loyalty to RiverClan, and is named Feathertail, and her brother is named Stormfur, now warriors.
  • Afterwards, Leopardstar invites the two apprentices to rejoin RiverClan.
    • However, Feathertail can’t get herself to trust Leopardstar completely.
    • She expresses concerns to Stormfur but he tells her to simply let it go.
  • Feathertail becomes distant to her Clanmates often hunts on her own.
  • Stormfur fits well and encourages his sister to do so, but Feathertail still struggles.
  • During a hunting patrol, Feathertail sees Ferncloud chasing a squirrel over the border.
    • They share tongues and reunite with each other, until Feathertail’s Clanmates show up.
    • They report this to Leopardstar, who is forced to do apprentice work for the next moon.
  • Stormfur jokes with Feathertail, attempting to cheer her up.
    • Feathertail admits she still feels a connection to ThunderClan, even though she is a RiverClan warrior.
  • Blackclaw bursts into camp, announcing that there are rogues in the territory: a she-cat and two kits.

  • Leopardstar allows Sasha, Hawk and Moth to join RiverClan.
    • Feathertail and Leopardstar discuss Sasha's uncertainty about being an official member of the Clan.
  • While Hawk and Moth play, Hawk accidentally falls into the river, and Feathertail saves him.
    • Sasha thanks Feathertail, telling her about Tadpole.
  • Feathertail grows to be friends with Sasha and her kits, hoping to be a mentor to them one day.
    • She explains to Sasha about Tigerstar and his tyrannical rule.
  • Hawk and Moth become apprentices as Hawkpaw, apprenticed to Leopardstar and Mothpaw, apprenticed to Mistyfoot.
  • Feathertail begins to feel a member of the Clan again, with Sasha.
  • After noticing Sasha’s reaction to Mosspelt’s warning about Tigerstar, Feathertail asks Sasha why she acted that way.
  • Sasha admits Hawk and Moth are Tigerstar’s kits.
    • She adds she will always love Tigerstar, and asks Feathertail to keep this a secret.
    • Feathertail agrees but feeling betrayed, unfriends Sasha, furious and hurt.
  • Feathertail and Stormfur talk to Graystripe at a Gathering, and Feathertail confides in Graystripe, telling him his difficulties trusting Leopardstar.
    • Graystripe tells his daughter she can come to ThunderClan but Feathertail wants to stay with her brother in RiverClan.
  • The next morning, Sasha tells Feathertail she is leaving RiverClan for her safety.
    • She asks Feathertail again to keep her secret.
  • Feathertail promises her to keep the secret safe and angered, watches Sasha leave the Clan.

  • Feathertail continues to outcast herself from her Clanmates.
    • Feathertail takes to watching Hawkpaw and Mothpaw.
  • Hawkpaw starts a battle with WindClan at the border.
  • As leaf-bare approaches, and prey is running out.
  • A fox approaches RiverClan, and the cats fight it.
  • Leopardstar announces that she's taking a patrol to drive out the fox. Feathertail volunteers to go.
    • The patrol finds the fox and fights it.
    • Feathertail saves Leopardstar from the fox.
    • Leopardstar apologizes for allying with Tigerstar, and Feathertail and Stormfur forgive her.
  • Another Gathering takes place.
  • Newleaf comes and Feathertail integrates herself back into the Clan.
  • Oakheart comes to her in a dream, and tells Feathertail that she has been chosen for a prophecy.
    • Feathertail says she's ready.