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3.5 Forest and Shadows

By Stormikat

Fantasy / Drama

River and Shadow Allegiances

Please note, this story was written 2009-2010, after the Power of Three Series and before I started reading Omen of the Stars series.

Warrior names may not be consistent (nor their pelt color or gender-- if mentioned as kits in POT). I have mentioned their proper names in the allegiance, but they are not corrected in the rest of the story. Cats with * were created by me.

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Allegiances:

Older cats come first. So senior warriors then younger warriors, she-cats who have been queens longer and have kits, then the ones that just got in the nursery. Older apprentices, younger apprentices, elders-- oldest to recent.


RiverClan

Leader Leopardstar-- elderly, unusually spotted golden tabby she-cat
apprentice: *Duckpaw

Deputy Rainstorm-- mottled gray-blue tom
apprentice: *Shimmerpaw

Medicine Cat Mothwing-- dappled golden she-cat
apprentice: Willowshine-- gray tabby she-cat

Warriors

Beechfur-- light brown tomapprentice: *Mudpaw

Rippletail-- dark gray tabby tom

Graymist-- pale gray tabby

Mintfur-- light gray tabby tomapprentice: *Cloudpaw

Pinefur-- very short-haired tabby she-cat

Robintail (properly known as Robinwing)-- tortoiseshell and white tom

Pebblepelt (properly known as Pebblefoot)-- mottle gray tom

Nettlemark (properly known as ?)-- dark brown tabby tom apprentice: *Flowerpaw

Grassfoot (properly known as Grasspelt)-- pale brown tom (for the purposes of this story)

Beetlewing (properly known as Beetle whisker)-- odd bluish-gray tom with brown paws (for the purposes of this story)

Petalstripe (properly known as Petalfur)-- gray she-cat with light colored stripes (for the purposes of this story)apprentice: *Bigpaw

*Ripplecreek-- gray tom with white paws and dark gray stripes along his body

*Weavingreed-- golden tabby she-cat

*Lightheart-- white she-cat with one brown paw

Apprentices

*Shimmerpaw-- white she-cat with gray flecks that shine in the sun, held back warrior ceremony due to injured paws

*Flowerpaw--tortoiseshell she-cat

*Bigpaw-- large dark brown tom with black stripes

*Cloudpaw-- pale gray tom

*Mudpaw--pale brown she-cat

*Duckpaw-- dark gray tom with light brown tail

Queens

Mosspelt-- tortoiseshell she-cat with blue eyes, mother of Rippletail's one kit: *Skykit (gray-blue tabby tom with two white spots)

Cooperpool (properly known as ?)-- dark ginger she-cat, mother of Mintfur's two kits: *Spottedkit (ginger tom with gray spots) and *Tigerkit (golden tabby she-cat with one amber eye and one blue)

Elders

Blackclaw--smokey black tom

Mistyfoot-- gray she-cat with blue eyes


ShadowClan

Leader Kinkstar--tabby she-cat with long fur that sticks out at all angles

Deputy Snaketail-- dark brown tom with tabby striped tail

Medicine Cat Littlecloud-- very small tabby tomapprentice: Flametail-- ginger tom

Warriors

Rowanclaw-- ginger tom apprentice: *Eveningpaw

Snowbird-- pure white she-cat with blue eyes
apprentice *Acornpaw

Ivytail-- black, white, and tortoiseshell she-cat

Tigerheart- dark brown tabby tomapprentice: *Stonepaw

Scorchtree (properly known as Scorchfur)-- dark gray tom

Redsky (properly known as Redwillow)-- mottled brown and ginger tom

Olivespot (properly known as Olivenose)-- tortoiseshell she-cat with a scarred tail
apprentice: *Fernpaw

*Batwing-- gray she-cat with large ears and black tail
apprentice: *Brownpaw

Apprentices

*Stonepaw-- gray tabby tom

*Eveningpaw-- dark gray, almost black, she-cat with dusted ginger belly and chest

*Fernpaw-- light tabby she-cat

*Acornpaw-- tortoiseshell tom with dark tabby head

*Brownpaw-- dark tabby tom

Queens

Dawncloud (properly known as Dawnpelt)-- cream-furred she-cat, mother of Redsky's one kit: *Dapplekit (mottled brown she-cat with cream colored spots)

Elders

Oakfur-- small brown tom


(Other Clans briefly-- important cats only)

ThunderClan

Leader Firestar--ginger tom with a flame-colored pelt

Deputy Brambleclaw--dark brown tabby tom with amber eyes

Warriors

*Lightningwhisker--black she-cat with cream-colored stripes on her legs

Apprentices

*Fallingpaw--light brown tabby she-cat with gray markings on her chest, belly and legs


WindClan

Leader Onestar-- brown tabby tom

Deputy Ashfoot-- gray she-cat


Cats outside of the Clans

*Deepforest-- green-eyed dark tabby tom

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