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“I shall learn from his mistakes. Our mother told us enough about him, after all. He broke the warrior code, and he deserved to fail. I shall know better.”
Hawkfrost to Mothwing about Tigerstar in Moonrise, page 83
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Chapter Number: 6 (of 24)
Page Numbers: 79-89

Chapter description

Leafpaw swims to the shore of the river and shakes her pelt to dry off. Mothwing is still determined to teach Leafpaw how to catch fish, but Leafpaw doubts Leopardstar would approve of her crossing the RiverClan territory to catch the fish. Mothwing states that since they are medicine cats, Clan boundaries don't matter, which Leafpaw doesn't agree with but she is too hungry to care.
As Leafpaw eats some of the fish Mothwing had caught earlier, Mothwing scents Hawkfrost coming and shoves Leafpaw into the river. Leafpaw drifts downriver to a clump of reeds where she could hide until Hawkfrost left. Leafpaw hears Hawkfrost say he believes WindClan is stealing fish. Hawkfrost says he can smell a ThunderClan cat now, but Mothwing says it is just the border. Hawkfrost suggests that since the other clans are weakened with hunger, RiverClan could rule the forest. Mothwing is shocked by what Hawkfrost said and asks him if he thinks he is Tigerstar mockingly. Hawkfrost says there are worse cats to imitate, and he will learn from Tigerstar's mistake of breaking the warrior code.
The wind changes direction, and Hawkfrost says he is sure he smells a ThunderClan cat. Mothwing lies and tells him the scent is downstream. They follow the scent, allowing Leafpaw to run back across the ThunderClan border. Leafpaw thinks Hawkfrost has a resemblence to another cat she once saw, but does not know who.
Leafpaw begins walking back to camp, along the way wondering how Mothwing, Hawkfrost, and Sasha could have known so much about Tigerstar. Leafpaw thinks the cat that had closely resembled was Hawkfrost Brambleclaw, then wonders if Tigerstar could be Mothwing and Hawkfrost's father.
A magpie flies up into the trees infront of her and a cat swears. Graystripe comes out from the bush, disappointed he missed the bird. Graystripe says he is bothered because he does not know where Feathertail, Stormfur, Brambleclaw, and Squirrelpaw have gone to. Leafpaw feels guilty she can't tell Graystripe about the prophecy and give him comfort. Leafpaw asks Graystripe if he knows who Mothwing and Hawkfrost's father is, to which Graystripe says it is probably another rogue. Firestar approaches and asks them if they had seen rogues. Graystripe tells him Leafpaw was only asking who the father of Mothwing and Hawkfrost was.
Firestar asks Leafpaw if she can sense where Squirrelpaw is now. Leafpaw closes her eyes and concentrates. She suddenly feels as if she is being hit by cold and wet air, then opens her eyes. Leafpaw is reassured her sister is alive and tells Firestar the news.

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Revealed in Moonrise, page 79
  2. Revealed in Moonrise, page 81
  3. 3.0 3.1 Revealed in Moonrise, page 86
  4. Revealed in Moonrise, page 87
  5. 5.0 5.1 Revealed in Moonrise, page 80
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Revealed in Moonrise, page 82
  7. Revealed in Moonrise, page 83
  8. 8.0 8.1 Revealed in Moonrise, page 85


Moonrise 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 24Epilogue
Warriors cliffnotes
The Prophecies Begin Into the WildFire and IceForest of SecretsRising StormA Dangerous PathThe Darkest Hour
The New Prophecy MidnightMoonriseDawnStarlightTwilightSunset
Power of Three The SightDark RiverOutcastEclipseLong ShadowsSunrise
Omen of the Stars The Fourth ApprenticeFading EchoesNight WhispersSign of the MoonThe Forgotten WarriorThe Last Hope
A Vision of Shadows The Apprentice's QuestThunder and ShadowShattered SkyDarkest NightRiver of FireThe Raging Storm
The Broken Code Lost Stars
Dawn of the Clans The Sun TrailThunder RisingThe First BattleThe Blazing StarA Forest DividedPath of Stars
Super Editions Firestar's QuestBluestar's ProphecySkyClan's DestinyCrookedstar's PromiseYellowfang's SecretTallstar's RevengeBramblestar's StormMoth Flight's VisionHawkwing's JourneyTigerheart's ShadowCrowfeather's TrialSquirrelflight's Hope
Field Guides Secrets of the ClansCats of the ClansCode of the ClansBattles of the ClansThe Ultimate Guide
Graystripe's Adventure The Lost WarriorWarrior's RefugeWarrior's Return
Stand-alone Manga The Rise of Scourge
Tigerstar and Sasha Into the WoodsEscape from the ForestReturn to the Clans
Ravenpaw's Path Shattered PeaceA Clan in NeedThe Heart of a Warrior
SkyClan and the Stranger 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 EchoRedtail's DebtTawnypelt's ClanShadowstar's Life
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