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Trivia

Interesting facts

  • Rootpaw has Sister blood through Tree[1] and kittypet ancestry via his great-grandparents.[2][3][4]
  • Rootpaw will receive his warrior name in Veil of Shadows,[5] and the choice for Rootpaw's warrior name will be in the hands of the fans. The choices were Rootspirit, Rootspring, Rootfall, and Rootwing.[6]
    • Rootspring was the winning name.[5]
  • He, like his kin, has the ability to see the spirits of dead cats.[7]
    • It is also made apparent that only Rootpaw himself is able to see the ghost of Bramblestar on his own.[8]
  • He is said to look like a tiny version of Tree.[9]

Author statements

  • Out of the Lost Stars main characters, Rootpaw is Cherith's favorite, citing his difficulties with his father and his potential to become "an outstanding cat."[10]
  • Kate said the -spirit suffix will suit him by the time he gets his warrior name.[blog 1]
  • Kate's favorite protagonist in The Broken Code arc is Rootpaw and describes him as "a dear ❤".[blog 2][blog 3]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow: Bonus Scene, page 11
  2. Revealed in Firestar's Quest, page 350
  3. Revealed in Firestar's Quest, page 215
  4. Revealed in the Warriors App
  5. 5.0 5.1 Warriors Fan Vote Results on the Warriors official website
  6. Warriors Fan Vote on the Warriors official website
  7. Revealed in Squirrelflight's Hope, chapter 11
  8. Revealed in The Silent Thaw, page 305
  9. Revealed in Squirrelflight's Hope, chapter 3
  10. Writing Lost Stars on the Warriors official website

Author references

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