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Trivia

Interesting facts

  • When he was born at the Park, Riverstar was named Ripple for the movement of the river water.[1]

Author statements

  • Kate has expressed an interest in writing more about Riverstar, saying "there's something mysterious and secretive and he's a lovely character."[blog 1]
  • Kate imagines Riverstar as pale gray with some mottling on his fur. However, she thinks Cherith may imagine him differently.[blog 2]

Mistakes

  • In an Erin Hunter Chat, Vicky revealed that Thunder, Shadow, River, Sky, and Wind did not take "-star" on the end of their names, because the tradition had not yet been established in their time.[2]
    • This, however, contradicts information in Secrets of the Clans, which shows the founders of the Clans to have the "-star" suffix.[3] Also, this information is supported by Moth Flight's Vision, which shows that all leaders did, in fact, take "-star" as the suffix of their name.[4]
  • He has mistakenly been called "River Rippled" twice.[5][6]
  • Despite being listed as a leader of his own group in The Blazing Star,[7] he calls himself a loner in the same book.[8]
  • He was mistakenly described with amber eyes.[9][10]
  • He has been said to have rippling tabby stripes.[11]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in Thunder Rising: Bonus Scene, page 6
  2. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 6
  3. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans, page 54
  4. Revealed in Moth Flight's Vision, page 454
  5. Revealed in A Forest Divided, page 209
  6. Revealed in Moth Flight's Vision, page 214
  7. Revealed in The Blazing Star, allegiances
  8. Revealed in The Blazing Star, page 23
  9. Revealed in Moth Flight's Vision, allegiances
  10. Revealed in Thunderstar's Echo, allegiances
  11. Revealed in Thunder Rising: Bonus Scene, page prologue

Author references

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