These notes are brief, noting major events and minor events in The Sight that will be of consequence later. They are intended to be used as a reference for those looking for specific events for re-reading and the book discussions.

  • Firestar dreams of Skywatcher, a cat of SkyClan.
  • Skywatcher thanks Firestar for re-building SkyClan.
    • He tells Firestar that difficult times were coming.
    • He recites the prophecy, There will be three, kin of your kin, who hold the power of the stars in their paws.
  • Firestar demands for more information, but the SkyClan cat disappears and Firestar wakes
  • He knows that the three cats have come, and the prophecy is about to reveal itself.


  • He dreams about following his mother during a snowstorm, and is woken up by Hollykit and Lionkit playing catch with a mouse in the nursery.
    • Jaykit plays along.
  • They get yelled at by Squirrelflight and later by Stormfur for not respecting their prey.
    • Daisy stands up for the kits.
    • It is revealed that Squirrelflight is the mother of the three kits, but Ferncloud and Daisy suckled them because Squirrelflight's milk did not come, and she barely stayed in the nursery.
  • Hollykit and Jaykit share the mouse, while Lionkit gets a vole.
  • Jaykit smells something sour and discovers a rotten wren in the fresh-kill pile.
  • Brackenfur and Birchfall have whitecough.
  • Jaykit and Lionkit offer to help collect herbs, but Leafpool denies, saying that kits are not allowed to leave the camp.
  • Spiderleg and Thornclaw arrive and report finding a dead fox on ThunderClan territory.


  • Thornclaw explains how a female fox was killed in a fox trap near The Sky Oak.
    • They conclude that the fox has cubs, and decide to find and either kill or drive them out.
  • Brambleclaw sends out patrols to search for the den, and leaves behind some warriors to guard the camp.
  • Hollykit, Jaykit and Lionkit ask Brambleclaw if they can help, and he says that they could help guard the camp.
    • Hollykit and Lionkit are excited at first, but when Jaykit tells them Brambleclaw was only trying to keep them busy, their excitement fades.
  • The three kits decide to go off into the forest to find the fox cubs on their own
    • They sneak out using the dirt place tunnel and head towards the lake.
    • They almost get spotted by Stormfur and Brook, but they hide in a bush.
  • The kits reach The Sky Oak and find the fox den, and Lionkit decides that they should raid the den through the escape passage.
    • The cubs turn out to be much bigger than expected, and almost kill the kits.
    • The kits escape, but as Jaykit runs towards the camp, he falls into the hollow.


  • Jaykit is unconscious after the fall, and has a vision of Spottedleaf, giving him to drink.
  • He wakes in the medicine den, and asks where the "other cat" is.
    • Leafpool tells him that he had seen Spottedleaf, a StarClan cat.
  • He is scolded for trying to find the foxes on his own, and wonders if this will delay his apprenticeship.
  • Leafpool says that Jaykit will never be able to become a warrior apprentice.
  • It is revealed Jaykit is blind.


  • Hollykit and Lionkit sit in the center of the clearing, waiting for Firestar to decide on their punishment.
    • They are happy to see that Jaykit is okay.
    • Hollykit has a flashback of what happened when they were being chased by the fox pups
  • Firestar, Brambleclaw, and Squirrelflight scold Hollykit and Lionkit.
    • Firestar is angry as the foxes are now loose on ThunderClan territory, and know where the Clan camp is.
    • He sends the kits to the nursery, which they can leave only with permission, but does not decide whether their apprenticing will be delayed
  • Brambleclaw tells that Jaykit won't be able to become a warrior, but the other two kits stand up for their brother.
  • Thornclaw's patrol returns and report that they chased a fox over the ShadowClan border, but did not find the other two.
  • Hollykit goes to visit Jaykit in the medicine den, to see if he is all right, and to tell about the punishment.
    • Jaykit is able to tell what is on Hollykit's mind.
  • Hollykit watches as Leafpool prepares herbs, and asks her about the warrior ancestors.
    • She decides she wants to be Leafpool's apprentice, as medicine cats are respected and powerful.


  • Lionkit wakes up and leaves the nursery without getting permission from either Daisy or Ferncloud, thinking he'll be back before they wake up
  • He eavesdrops on Dustpelt, Spiderleg, Brackenfur, and Stormfur.
    • They argue whether Firestar was right to give up some territory to ShadowClan.
    • Spiderleg accuses Stormfur of not being a real ThunderClan warrior.
    • They refer to the scene where Hawkfrost was killed on Thunderclan territory, and it seems no cat knows how Hawkfrost died.
  • Mousepaw finds Lionkit hiding in the dirt place tunnel.
    • Dustpelt notices Mousepaw, but he doesn't give Lionkit away.
  • Lionkit goes back to the nursery, with several thorns from the barrier stuck in his fur.
    • He wonders about what Spiderleg told, and how important is for a cat to be Clanborn.


  • Hollykit's PoV
  • Hollykit wakes up to find Lionkit covered in thorns.
    • She helps Lionkit to get rid of the thorns and fetches medicine for his scratches.
  • Leafpool tells that Jaykit is healing well and does not need any more treatment.
  • Hollykit heads back to the nursery and applies dock to Lionkit's scratches, causing him to squeak in pain.
    • She tells herself that she has to get used to this if she wants to become a medicine cat.
  • Hollykit and Lionkit go out in the clearing to get fresh-kill.
  • Mousepaw, Berrypaw, and Hazelpaw are about to have an assessment.
  • Willowpaw and Mothwing arrive.
    • Willowpaw has had a dream that she wants to share with Leafpool.
  • Hollykit announces to Lionkit she wants to become a medicine cat apprentice.


  • Hollykit's PoV
  • Lionkit appears to be bewildered, finding the duties of a medicine cat uninteresting.
  • Hollykit and Lionkit get into a play-fight, and get yelled at by Squirrelflight, who sends them back to the nursery.
  • While Lionkit is sleeping and Ferncloud tends to her kits, Hollykit sneaks out of the nursery to talk to Willowpaw.
    • Willowpaw tells Hollykit about her dream, the RiverClan camp dried up by the sun.
    • She tells Hollykit how she became a medicine cat apprentice.
  • Hollykit visits Leafpool's den.
    • Jaykit is well enough to go back to the nursery.
    • Hollykit asks Leafpool if she can be the next medicine cat, and Leafpool says that she has to talk with Firestar first.
  • The next day, the dawn patrol reports WindClan and ShadowClan keeping their markers fresh
  • Firestar calls a Clan meeting and the three kits get their apprentice ceremony.
    • Ashfur becomes Lionpaw's mentor.
    • Leafpool becomes Hollypaw's mentor.
    • Brightheart becomes Jaypaw's mentor, with the help of Longtail.


  • Jaypaw is furious that Firestar chose Brightheart to be his mentor just because of his blindness.
    • He refuses to touch noses with Brightheart and is furious at everyone's effort to be sympathetic to him.
  • Ashfur shows Lionpaw the forest and Leafpool takes Hollypaw to show her the best herb gathering places.
  • Brightheart starts explaining about fighting techniques, but Jaypaw does not pay attention.
    • He senses Brambleclaw suspicious of his Clanmates.
  • Brightheart takes Jaypaw to see Longtail in the elders' den, who gives advice for his training.
    • Jaypaw changes the bedding of the elders and checks them for fleas
  • Jaypaw goes out into the forest with Brightheart.
    • He uses his senses to tell about his surroundings.
    • They meet Thornclaw's patrol.
  • A fox cub appears and attacks Jaypaw and Brightheart.
    • The cub is chased off with the help of Thornclaw's patrol.
  • Lionpaw catches his first prey.


  • Lionpaw goes off on patrol with Ashfur and Brambleclaw.
  • Jaypaw watches all the other apprentices leave on their various tasks, and is annoyed that Brightheart seems to have nothing planned for him.
    • He goes into the forest on his own.
  • He accidentally wanders into WindClan territory.
  • He walks off a cliff and falls into the lake, almost drowning.
  • Crowfeather leaves his patrol and takes Jaypaw back to the ThunderClan camp.
  • They meet Squirrelflight and her patrol on the way.
    • Brook tries to comfort Jaypaw by telling him that she got into trouble too while she was training.
    • Jaypaw senses tension between Crowfeather and Leafpool.


  • It is his and Hollypaw's first Gathering.
    • Jaypaw has to stay in the Camp as punishment for the near drowning incident in WindClan territory.
    • Berrypaw and Mousepaw tease Hollypaw about her modest progress as a medicine cat apprentice.
  • On the Island, Hollypaw meets the other medicine cats, and Lionpaw talks with warrior apprentices from other Clans.
    • Lionpaw takes a liking to Heatherpaw, a WindClan apprentice.
  • The Gathering starts.
    • WindClan announce Breezepaw as a new apprentice.
    • ShadowClan announce Ivypaw as a new apprentice.
    • Blackstar taunts Firestar over a piece of land ThunderClan gave to ShadowClan which Firestar calls 'prey-poor by ThunderClan standards'.
    • ThunderClan announce Jaypaw, Hollypaw and Lionpaw as apprentices.
  • Graystripe and Millie show up.
    • The WindClan cats want to chase them out, believing they are rogues, but Firestar recognizes his friend and stops them.


  • The cats greet Graystripe, surprised that he is alive.
    • Graystripe is hurt that Firestar did not wait for him to return.
    • The ThunderClan cats wonder who will be the deputy.
  • Graystripe and Millie tell about arriving to the devastated forest and their subsequent journey to the lake.
  • Many cats are not happy that Millie, a kittypet, will join a warrior Clan.
  • The Clans also wonder who is the rightful ThunderClan deputy.
    • They say that the vigil for Graystripe was false.
  • The Gathering is over and ThunderClan head back to the camp.
  • Hollypaw, Lionpaw and Mousepaw argue whether Graystripe should replace Brambleclaw as deputy.


  • The ThunderClan cats arrive back to the camp.
  • The cats are happy to see Graystripe, and they also accept Millie in the Clan.
    • Graystripe and Millie sleep in a sheltered alcove behind the warriors' den.
  • The dawn patrol sets out, while the cats who have participated at the Gathering go to sleep.
  • When Hollypaw wakes up, Leafpool sends her to fetch some borage.
    • She heads for the lake and gathers some herbs.
    • It turns out that the herb is yarrow, not borage, and Leafpool is dismayed.
  • Hollypaw is asked to tend to Millie, but she cannot bear the sight of an infected wound.
    • She begins to have doubts about her apprenticeship.
  • Hollypaw has her first battle training in the mossy hollow.
    • She gets to battle against Cinderpaw impressing both Leafpool and Cloudtail.


  • Jaypaw is still confined to the camp, doing menial apprentice duties.
    • He changes beddings and looks after Ferncloud's kits.
  • A patrol returns and Ashfur reports that ShadowClan marked every tree along the border.
    • Several cats suggest that ShadowClan is up to something, and the warriors argue whether they should ignore or confront them.
    • Brambleclaw sends out a patrol to place scent marks on the border.
  • Firestar asks Leafpool to share tongues with StarClan, to find out who is ThunderClan's rightful deputy.
  • Leafpool sets out for the Moonpool.
    • Jaypaw sneaks out of the camp and follows Leafpool's scent trail.
  • At the Moonpool, Leafpool falls asleep, and Jaypaw enters her dream.
    • The StarClan cats say that both cats have an equal claim to the deputy position, and it is up to Firestar to choose the cat that knows the Clan better.
    • Leafpool looks for Cinderpelt, but she is nowhere.
  • Leafpool wakes up and is shocked when she finds out that Jaypaw entered her dream.
    • Jaypaw tells of his visions and Leafpool thinks that he is destined to be a medicine cat, but he is not interested.


  • Instead of warming, the weather cools down even more, and the ground is icy.
  • Firestar calls a Clan Meeting to announce that Brambleclaw will remain deputy.
    • Only a few cats cheer; most of them being surprised or disappointed.
    • Hollypaw argues with Lionpaw, telling that Graystripe should be deputy according to The warrior code.
  • Brambleclaw, Ashfur, Brightheart, and their apprentices Berrypaw, Lionpaw, and Jaypaw go hunting.
    • Hollypaw, who has to gather some herbs, and Graystripe, join them, and they set out.
    • Jaypaw helps Hollypaw identifying the herbs.
  • Lionpaw is stalking prey when Birchfall appears and announces that ShadowClan have moved the border.
  • Brambleclaw takes his patrol to check it, and they are attacked by a large ShadowClan patrol.
    • The ShadowClan cats taunt them, saying that ThunderClan is not a real Clan anymore, as is full with kittypets.
    • The cats prepare to fight.


  • Lionpaw heads back to the camp to get help.
    • Two ShadowClan warriors chase him, trying to stop him from warning the Clan.
    • He reaches the camp and tells about the ambush.
  • Firestar assembles a patrol and they head for the border.
  • They attack the ShadowClan cats.
    • They drive them into the brambles, where they are at disadvantage.
    • Jaypaw defeats Owlpaw with Lionpaw's help.
  • ShadowClan retreat and flee.
  • Brambleclaw and Ashfur mark the border, and the rest of the cats return to the camp.
  • Leafpool treats the injured cats.
  • Jaypaw doubts if he can ever be a full warrior, while Hollypaw does not like medicine cat duties.


  • Jaypaw wonders if he should be a medicine cat apprentice, instead of training to be a warrior.
  • Brambleclaw returns and reports to Firestar that they have marked the trees on the border.
  • The warriors argue if it was a good idea to take in so many non-Clanborn cats.
  • Jaypaw decides to visit the Moonpool, so the ancestors could give him advice.
  • At the Moonpool, instead of meeting StarClan, he finds himself in the Dark Forest.
    • Tigerstar and Hawkfrost appear and offer to train him.
    • Spottedleaf appears and takes Jaypaw back.
  • Spottedleaf says that Jaypaw has the gift of seeing in dreams, and must become a medicine cat.
    • She says that he has power enough to shape the destiny of the Clan.
    • Jaypaw realizes that he will never escape his destiny.


  • Hollypaw decides to become a warrior apprentice.
    • She talks with Brook, who tells her to choose her destiny based on strengths and skills.
    • She tells about the Tribe, where cats could not choose their path.
  • The dawn patrol leaves the camp.
  • Hollypaw speaks with Leafpool about her decision.
  • Hollypaw and Leafpool speak with Firestar, and he approves, promising that he would find a mentor soon.
  • Jaypaw returns from the Moonpool.
    • He tells Firestar he needs to be a medicine cat apprentice.


  • Leafpool agrees to be Jaypaw's mentor, and tells that Jaypaw will be a fine medicine cat.
  • Hollypaw goes to fetch Brightheart, so Firestar could speak with her.
  • Hollypaw watches Icekit and Foxkit play-fighting and gives them advice.
  • Jaypaw tells Brightheart about his decision.
  • Firestar appoints Brackenfur as Hollypaw's new mentor.
    • Brackenfur takes her to practice hunting.
    • They meet Spiderleg and Ashfur and their apprentices Mousepaw and Lionpaw.
    • Each apprentice catches prey.
  • Hollypaw catches a mouse, her first prey.
    • She is delighted to be a warrior apprentice at last.


  • Longtail is complaining of Mousefur coughing at night.
    • Jaypaw brings Mousefur coltsfoot and checks her throat for swellings.
  • Jaypaw is already bored of the tasks and chores of a medicine cat apprentice.
    • He is grumpy and has an argument with Leafpool when she tells him that he should be more polite to his Clanmates.
  • Brightheart is hurt for losing her apprentice, interpreting it as her own fault, and refusing to talk with Jaypaw.
  • The medicine cats journey to the Moonpool.
    • Jaypaw is surprised to see that medicine cats are so friendly and helpful to one another, despite the recent battle.
    • They talk about the late frost damaging the plants.
  • Jaypaw almost falls down a rabbit hole, and attacks Willowpaw when she tries to help him.
  • The cats share tongues with StarClan.
    • Jaypaw walks in Willowpaw's dream and sees her talking with Mudfur.
    • Jaypaw discovers that Mothwing does not dream about StarClan.


  • Jaypaw is visited by Yellowfang in his dream.
    • She tells that it is dangerous to walk in the dreams of other cats, and that he should not do it.
    • She does not offer replies to Jaypaw's questions.
  • Jaypaw spies on Barkface talking to Tallstar in his dreams.
    • Tallstar tells that WindClan will be attacked by dogs when the Twolegs bring them to guard the sheep.
    • Spottedleaf appears and tells that he should not spy on other cats' dreams.
  • Jaypaw wakes up and the cats head home.
    • He wonders if cats talk about each other's dreams, but Leafpool tells that the dreams of a medicine cat are private.
  • Jaypaw tries to convince Firestar to use the dog attack to ThunderClan's advantage.
    • Firestar refuses Jaypaw's request.


  • Whitewing comes from a patrol saying that dogs are attacking WindClan.
    • Thornclaw and Cloudtail go to investigate.
  • Firestar assembles a patrol to help WindClan fight off the dogs.
    • The cats argue if they should risk their lives helping WindClan, but finally agree to help them.
  • They arrive in WindClan territory and notice two dogs chasing WindClan warriors, who are leading them away from the camp.
  • Lionpaw attacks a dog to save Heatherpaw.
    • Ashfur, Birchfall and Crowfeather join him and drive off the dog.
    • The other dog is chased away as well.
  • The first sign of Heatherpaw and Lionpaw's relationship shows.
  • ThunderClan escort WindClan back to their camp, to make sure that they are safe.
    • Onestar thanks them, but Crowfeather and Breezepaw point out that WindClan is capable of taking care of themselves.
    • The ThunderClan patrol leaves.


  • Jaypaw is tired of Lionpaw going on and on about the battle with the dogs for days.
  • Leafpool is worried that they are low on herbs, and there are no new herbs to gather at this time of the year.
  • Longtail complains about Mousefur wheezing.
    • Jaypaw discovers that Mousefur has greencough, and reports it to Leafpool.
  • Cloudtail, Jaypaw and Cinderpaw go to the Abandoned Twoleg nest to gather catmint.
    • All the catmint is killed by the frost, and they find only a couple of stalks.
  • They head back to the camp and give Mousefur some catmint.
  • Daisy reports that Ferncloud is unwell and Jaypaw goes to check.
    • Ferncloud has greencough, but her kits are not infected.
    • Whitewing catches greencough too.
  • The sick cats are moved to the medicine den.
  • A patrol returns, reporting that there is hardly any prey to be found.
    • Jaypaw wonders why StarClan refuses to help them, and Leafpool says that some battles must be fought alone.


  • Poppypaw has greencough.
  • Jaypaw spends the entire night helping the sick cats.
  • Dawn comes and Firestar sends out hunting and border patrols.
    • The hunting patrols barely find any prey and Firestar is distressed.
  • Weaselfur and Kestrelpaw of WindClan arrive to ask ThunderClan for help with greencough.
    • Leafpool says they have none, and they would need some too.
  • Leafpool goes to RiverClan to borrow catmint from Mothwing and Willowpaw.
  • Jaypaw has his paws full tending to the sick cats.
    • Poppypaw nearly dies, but Jaypaw enters her dream to bring her out of StarClan's hunting grounds.
  • Leafpool returns with enough catmint to cure all cats.
    • She says that all four Clans suffer, and they feel that StarClan are angry with them.


  • Newleaf arrives, the weather gets warmer, and the ice melts in the clearing.
    • The sick cats are recovering and prey is running richer.
  • Hollypaw and Lionpaw go to the Gathering.
  • All the cats at the Gathering look weak, angry, and hostile
    • Berrypaw gets into a fight with Owlpaw, but they are separated by Brambleclaw.
  • Leopardstar speaks about the hardships, the late frosts, the Twoleg menace, and wonders if it is a message from StarClan.
  • Blackstar accuses Firestar of weakening Clan blood by accepting so many kittypets and outsiders, and this is why StarClan lets them suffer.
    • Onestar disagrees, and sides with Firestar.
  • Squirrelflight suggests a special daylight Gathering to celebrate the arrival of newleaf, and to share skills and training methods.
    • Cats welcome the idea and they suggest contests between the apprentices of the Clans.
    • Firestar offers to organize the daylight Gathering in two days, on ThunderClan's territory.


  • ThunderClan is busy, preparing the contests for the daylight Gathering.
  • Jaypaw is angry because he cannot join in any of the apprentice games, and argues with Leafpool.
  • The other Clans arrive.
  • Leafpool sets out for the Sky Oak, but Jaypaw chooses to stay in the camp.
  • He has a vision of being buried underground while seeing through Lionpaw's eyes.
  • Hollypaw's point of view
  • Hollypaw beats Heatherpaw in a fighting contest.
    • Ivypaw, a ShadowClan apprentice, taunts her.
  • Hollypaw sees Jaypaw running into ShadowClan territory.
  • Jaypaw's point of view.
  • Jaypaw finds Lionpaw and Breezepaw trapped in an abandoned badger set that collapsed over them.
    • Jaypaw pulls out Lionpaw.
    • Crowfeather and Nightcloud arrive, and rescue Breezepaw.
  • The daylight Gathering ends and the apprentices are praised.
    • The leaders decide that the contest is a draw.
  • All the cats praise Jaypaw for his brave actions.
  • Jaypaw walks in Firestar's dream and hears Skywatcher tell him the prophecy about the Three.
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