|"No, Tigerstar, I haven't forgotten. But you're not Clan leader here."|
|— Boulder telling Tigerstar to treat the cat they meet with respect in The Darkest Hour, page 3|
- Below contains in-depth information for the prologue of The Darkest Hour. If you are looking for a shorter summary of the entire book, please check the main article.
- Chapter Number: Prologue (of 30)
- Page Numbers: 1-5
- Tigerstar and Boulder of ShadowClan journey through Twolegplace in the rain, with Boulder leading Tigerstar, looking for something. As he walks through Twolegplace, a monster passes sending filthy water flying out towards the pair. Tigerstar is disgusted by this: all of the rubbish he sees, the scents of monsters, the feel of the ground under his paws, the unfamiliar noise, and not being able to navigate around without a guide. He feels as if all of his senses are gone in this place; a similar experience to being a kit.
- The two arrive to the place they were looking for. Boulder tells him that the cat they're going to meet must be treated with respect, for he holds command over many cats, which Tigerstar reluctantly accepts. Bone, a BloodClan cat, steps out of the shadows to confront them. After an explanation of their presence, he reluctantly lets them into BloodClan territory to speak to their leader, Scourge. Scourge isn't happy about their presence, but Tigerstar speaks up and tells Scourge that he has a proposition for him.
Notes and references
|The Darkest Hour chapters|
|Prologue • Chapter 1 • Chapter 2 • Chapter 3 • Chapter 4 • Chapter 5 • Chapter 6 • Chapter 7 • Chapter 8 • Chapter 9 • Chapter 10 • Chapter 11 • Chapter 12 • Chapter 13 • Chapter 14 • Chapter 15 • Chapter 16 • Chapter 17 • Chapter 18 • Chapter 19 • Chapter 20 • Chapter 21 • Chapter 22 • Chapter 23 • Chapter 24 • Chapter 25 • Chapter 26 • Chapter 27 • Chapter 28 • Chapter 29 • Chapter 30|
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