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"I think the Tribe is great, especially Feather."
Flipclaw about Feather to Graystripe in Graystripe's Vow, page 155


Feather of Flying Hawk, more commonly known as Feather, is a stone-gray[1] tom.[3]

History

In The Broken Code arc

The Place of No Stars

Coming Soon

In the Super Editions

Graystripe's Vow

"And we're Feather of Flying Hawk and Breeze That Rustles the Leaves. It's great to meet you, Graystripe. Stormfur told us lots about you."
―Feather meeting Graystripe Graystripe's Vow, page 115
Graystripe and Flipclaw head to the Tribe on their wander, and they meet Stormfur and his kin, one of which is Feather. Stormfur reunites with his father and introduces his kits, Lark, Pine, Feather, and his littermate, Breeze to him. The young gray tom tells Graystripe it's great to finally meet him, as Stormfur told them a lot about his father. Graystripe realizes the young group of cats standing before him is all of his kin, and it feels wonderful for him. Afterwards, Feather, accompanied by his parents, escorts Graystripe and Flipclaw to the cave's fresh-kill pile.
Feather is later sharing eagle with Flipclaw, and Graystripe feels reassured that Flipclaw is okay. Later, Graystripe sees Feather and Flipclaw drinking from a pool of water dripping down among the rocks. When Flipclaw says that the Tribe is great, thinking they're like a Clan, except not worrying about the code, Feather points out that the Tribe has a code of their own. He adds the rogues that live farther down the mountain are a problem sometimes. Flipclaw informs Graystripe that Feather invited him to go hunting, and Feather says to Graystripe that he is a prey-hunter, asking if it's okay if the brown tabby can go with him. Graystripe replies by saying that Flipclaw is a warrior and doesn't need his permission, proud that the lively and proudly Feather is his kin. Feather questions him if it would hold up on his journey, and Graystripe answers that he and Flipclaw would stay for a day or two. Flipclaw is excited to go hunting with Feather and thanks Graystripe.
The next morning, Brook, Feather's mother, tells Graystripe that Feather took Flipclaw out with Pine and other prey-hunters. She asks if it was okay with him, and Graystripe replies that he told Feather the other night that Flipclaw doesn't need permission to go hunting. Later, Crest lets the Tribe of an emergency, and continues to tell the story to Stoneteller how Pine was climbing a slope to catch a rabbit, but he dislodged snow into an avalanche that fell upon Feather and Flipclaw, where Feather knew it was coming, but the gray tom tried to warn Flipclaw. She adds that Feather tried to thrust Flipclaw out of the way, but it was too late, both Feather and Flipclaw were buried. Graystripe, Stoneteller, Crest, Stormfur, and Brook head to where the snow buried Feather and Flipclaw. As they get to the scene, they see a gray tom unburied, later to be Feather. He reveals to them that he was buried, but only at the edge, and that Flipclaw is still underneath. Stoneteller gives order for Pine to stay with Feather and to watch for hawks.
Graystripe decides to leave the Tribe to continue his journey to the forest, and Stormfur tells him that he has kin in the Tribe, stating that he would be welcome in the Tribe. Stormfur adds that if it weren't for Brook and his kin, he might have come with his father. When asked if Flipclaw is coming with him, Graystripe doesn't think so, since Flipclaw was getting along very well with Feather. However, Flipclaw decides to head back to ThunderClan, missing his kin, but tells the gray elder that he thinks that the Tribe is great, especially Feather. Brook later tells Flipclaw that when he is ready to leave, Feather and Pine can go with him down the mountain.
On his way to go back home, Graystripe decides to venture back to the Tribe and spends one more night with Stormfur. His son asks him again to stay in the Tribe with his kin, as Graystripe could offer experience and wisdom; however, Graystripe is firm on his decision to return to ThunderClan, where he also has kin.

In the Novellas

Tawnypelt's Clan

"Yes. You met Breeze, and that's her littermate, Feather of Flying Hawk, over there."
―Stormfur introducing his kits to Tawnypelt Tawnypelt's Clan, page chapter 6
Feather and his sister, Breeze, are Brook and Stormfur's second litter of kits, following behind Lark and Pine.
When Stormfur speaks with Tawnypelt, he tells her that Breeze's littermate is Feather, and gestures to the other side of the cave where the young cat is practicing fighting moves with the other to-bes.

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Relationships

Flipclaw

Flipclaw: "Feather invited me to go hunting with him tomorrow. He says he can show me some new techniques."
Feather: "Yes, I'm a prey-hunter now. I'd love to take Flipclaw out, if that's okay with you, Graystripe."
—Feather and Flipclaw asking Graystripe's permission to go hunting Graystripe's Vow, page 122
The moment Feather met Flipclaw, the two toms were extremely close, sharing prey and wanting to hunt together. Flipclaw thought the Tribe was great, commenting how the Tribe is similar to the Clans, except they don't have to worry about the code. Feather replied that they have a similar code of their own. Feather invited Flipclaw to go hunting, asking Graystripe's permission, and Flipclaw was excited to go hunting with Feather.[4] While out on patrol alongside Feather, Pine, Lark, and some other prey-hunters, Crest came back to tell how Feather and Flipclaw were both buried. She added that Feather tried to thrust Flipclaw out of the way, but they were both buried. However, Flipclaw was still buried, but Feather managed to get out, and Feather became worried for Flipclaw.[5] It was thought that Flipclaw would stay in the Tribe with Feather, but after the unexpected landslide, this made Flipclaw become homesick. Despite Flipclaw and Feather's feelings for each other, Flipclaw decided to leave the Tribe to go back to ThunderClan.[6]

Graystripe

"[Graystripe was] proud that the lively and yet respectful Feather was his kin."
―Graystripe thinking about Feather Graystripe's Vow, page 122
Feather first met Graystripe when the latter went to the mountains alongside Flipclaw. After introducing himself and his sister to Graystripe, he asked if he could take Flipclaw hunting, to which Graystripe responded that the stone-gray tom did not need his permission. Graystripe was proud that the lively and respectful Feather was his kin. Graystripe also was reassured when Flipclaw ate prey with Flipclaw.[4] The next morning, Brook asked Graystripe if it was okay that Feather took Flipclaw on patrol, but the gray elder replied that the brown tabby tom didn't need his permission. When he heard the news that Flipclaw and Feather were buried, he became panicked and was part of the rescue patrol. He found out that Feather was okay, but had some clotted soil in his fur, but Flipclaw was still buried.[5] Graystripe later bid farewell to Feather and the rest of his kin when he left the mountains to continue his wander.[6]

Kin

Members

Mother:

Brook Where Small Fish Swim:[7] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)

Father:

Stormfur:[8] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)

Brother:

Pine That Clings to Rock:[7] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)

Sisters:

Lark That Sings at Dawn:[7] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)
Breeze That Rustles the Leaves:[1] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)
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Grandfather:
Graystripe:[9] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)

Grandmothers:

Silverstream:[9] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Unnamed she-cat:[10] Deceased, residence unknown

Great-grandfather:

Crookedstar:[11] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-grandmothers:

Willowpelt:[12] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Willowbreeze:[13] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-grandfathers:

Adderfang:[14] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Shellheart:[15] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Reedfeather:[16] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-grandmothers:

Swiftbreeze:[17] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Rainflower:[18] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Fallowtail:[19] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-grandmothers:

Flashnose:[20] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Willownose:[21][22] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-grandmother:

Reedshine:[23] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-grandfather:

Appledusk:[24] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Uncles:

Talon of Swooping Eagle:[25] Living (As of Sign of the Moon)
Teller of the Pointed Stones:[26] Living (As of Graystripe's Vow)

Aunt:

Feathertail:[9] Deceased, verified Tribe of Endless Hunting and StarClan member

Half-aunts:

Briarlight:[27] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Blossomfall:[27] Living (As of Daisy's Kin)

Half-uncle:

Bumblestripe:[27] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)

Great aunts:

Willowkit:[13] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Minnowkit:[13] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Half-great-uncles:

Sootfur:[28] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Rainwhisker:[28] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Darkstripe:[29] Deceased, verified Place of No Stars member

Half-great-aunt:

Sorreltail:[28] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-uncles:

Redtail:[17] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Oakheart:[19] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-aunts:

Leopardfoot:[19] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Spottedleaf:[19] Deceased, no residence
Graypool:[19] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-uncles:

Cedarpelt:[30] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Marshcloud:[31] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-aunt:

Daisytoe:[20] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-uncle/aunts:

Applefrost:[21][22] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Shyheart:[21][22] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-half-uncles:

Patchkit:[32] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Larchkit:[32] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Great-great-great-great-half-aunt:

Petalkit:[32] Deceased, verified StarClan member

First cousins:

Eaglewing:[33] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Plumstone:[33] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Shellfur:[33] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Stemleaf:[33] Deceased, verified Place of No Stars member

Second cousins:

Honeyfern:[34] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Poppyfrost:[34] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Cinderheart:[34] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Lilyheart:[35] Living (As of The Place of No Stars)
Seedpaw:[35] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Molepaw:[34] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Distant Ancestors:

Cloudstar:[36] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Birdflight:[36] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Spottedpelt:[36] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Gorseclaw:[36] Deceased, verified StarClan member

Tree

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    = Female

    = Gender Unknown


Appearances

Trivia

Interesting facts

Quotes

Flipclaw: "I think the Tribe is great! They're just like a Clan, expect they don't have to worry about the warrior code all the time. And there are no other Tribes to cause trouble."
Feather: "Well, we have a sort of code of our own. And the rogues who live farther down the mountain can be a problem sometimes."
—Feather to Flipclaw about their neighbors Graystripe's Vow, pages 121-122


Flipclaw: "Feather invited me to go hunting with him tomorrow. He says he can show me some new techniques"
Feather: "Yes, I'm a prey-hunter now. I'd love to take Flipclaw out, if that's okay with you, Graystripe."
Graystripe: "Flipclaw is a warrior. He doesn't need my permission."
Feather: "And it won't hold you up on your journey?"
Graystripe: "I guess we'll stay for a day or two at least."
Flipclaw: "Great! I'm so glad I decided to come with you."
—Feather asking Graystripe to take Flipclaw hunting Graystripe's Vow, page 122


"Crest begun her story again, more calmly this time and with more detail. Pine had been scrambling up a slope in pursuit of a rabbit when his weight had dislodged a rock and brought down an avalanche of soil, grit, and pebbles. Feather had seen it coming, and had yowled a warning to Flipclaw, who was standing directly underneath the cascading stones."
―Crest detailing the story of Feather and Flipclaw's accident Graystripe's Vow, page 134

External links

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Revealed in Tawnypelt's Clan, chapter 6
  2. Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, page 122
  3. Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, page 115
  4. 4.0 4.1 Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, chapter 8
  5. 5.0 5.1 Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, chapter 9
  6. 6.0 6.1 Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, chapter 11
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Revealed in Sign of the Moon, allegiances
  8. Revealed in Sign of the Moon, page 2
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 221
  10. Revealed in Moonrise, page 231
  11. Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 155
  12. Revealed in Graystripe's Vow, page 44
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 474
  14. Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 32
  15. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 8
  16. Revealed in Battles of the Clans, page 54
  17. 17.0 17.1 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 362
  18. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, allegiances
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, allegiances
  20. 20.0 20.1 Revealed in Goosefeather's Curse, chapter 3
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 Revealed on Vicky's Facebook
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Revealed on the Warriors website family tree (screenshot)
  23. Revealed in Mapleshade's Vengeance, chapter 8
  24. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 480
  25. Revealed in Moonrise, page 227
  26. Revealed in Outcast, allegiances
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Revealed in Eclipse, page 159
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 120
  29. Revealed on the Warriors website family tree (screenshot)
  30. Revealed in Crookedstar's Promise, page 138
  31. Revealed on Kate's Facebook
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Revealed in Mapleshade's Vengeance, chapter 2
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 Revealed in Shattered Sky, page 47
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 Revealed in Sunset, page 27
  35. 35.0 35.1 Revealed in The Forgotten Warrior, page 146
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 Revealed in Firestar's Quest, pages 496-497
  37. Revealed in Into the Wild, allegiances
Tribe of Rushing Water (modern) cats
Healer Stoneteller
Prey-hunters Brook Where Small Fish SwimFeather of Flying Hawk
Cave-guards StormfurSheer Path Beside WaterfallNight of No StarsMoss that Grows by RiverSnow Falling on StonesLark That Sings at DawnPine That Clings to RockThorn That Grows in CleftMoon Shining on Water
To-bes Breeze That Rustles the Leaves
Elders Bird That Rides the Wind
Unknown Crest of Snowy Mountain
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