This chapter does not have a story, and thus, can not have a summary. Instead, this chapter lists the Code of the Clans in the following order.
Code 1: Defend your Clan, even with your life. You may have friendships with cats from other Clans, but your loyalty must remain to your Clan.
Code 2: Do not hunt or trespass on another Clan’s territory.
Code 3: Elders and kits must be fed before apprentices and warriors.
Code 4: Prey is killed only to be eaten. Give thanks to StarClan for its life.
Code 5: A kit must be at least six moons old to become an apprentice.
Code 6: Newly appointed warriors will keep a silent vigil for one night after receiving their warrior name.
Code 7: A cat cannot be made deputy without having mentored at least one apprentice.
Code 8: The deputy will become Clan leader when the leader dies or retires.
Code 9: After the death or retirement of the deputy, the new deputy must be chosen before moonhigh.
Code 10: A gathering of all Clans is held at the full moon during a truce that lasts for the night. There shall be no fighting among Clans at this time.
Code 11: Boundaries must be checked and marked daily. Challenge all trespassing cats.
Code 12: No warrior may neglect a kit in pain or in danger, even if that kit is from a different Clan.
Code 13: The word of the Clan leader is the warrior code.
Code 14: An honorable warrior does not need to kill other cats to win his or her battles, unless they are outside the warrior code or it is necessary for self-defense.Code 15: A warrior rejects the soft life of a kittypet.
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