|"With this life I give you patience."|
|— Sparrowfeather to Crookedjaw in Crookedstar's Promise, page 443|
Sparrowfeather is a StarClan tom. In Crookedstar's Promise, he attends Crookedjaw's leadership ceremony, giving him his eighth life, the life of patience. Crookedjaw notes that although he had never met Sparrowfeather, his name appears in his mind as if he knew it and had been saying it all his life.