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1. Hollyleaf's Challenge

By Stormikat

Action / Fantasy


Cover Art: Overload by Apofiss on Deviantart

Please note, this story was written in 2009, after the Power of Three Series and before I started reading Omen of the Stars series (or book 6, "Sunrise" for that matter).

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.


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

Deputy Brambleclaw-- dark brown tabby tom with amber eyes

Medicine Cat Jayfeather-- gray tabby tom

apprentice: Toadheart (properly known as Toadstep)-- black and white tom


Graystripe-- long-haired gray tom

Sandstorm-- pale ginger she-cat with green eyes

Dustpelt-- dark brown tabby tom

Brackenfur-- golden brown tabby tom

Ferncloud-- pale gray (with darker flecks) she-cat with green eyes

Cloudtail-- long-haired white tom with blue eyes

apprentice: *Lighteningpaw

Thornclaw-- golden brown tabby tom

Millie-- striped gray tabby she-cat, former kittypet

Squirrelflight-- dark ginger she-cat with green eyes

Whitewing-- white she-cat with green eyes

Spiderleg-- long-limbed black tom with brown underbelly and amber eyes

Poppyfrost-- tortoiseshell she-cat

Birchfall-- light brown tabby tom

Hazeltail-- small gray and white she-cat

Berrynose-- cream-colored tom

Cinderheart-- gray tabby she-cat

Lionblaze-- golden tabby tom with amber eyes

Icefang (properly known as Icecloud)-- white she-cat

Briarclaw (properly known as Briarlight)-- dark brown she-cat.

Bumblethroat (properly known as Bumblestripe)-- very pale gray tom with black stripes

Rosewing (properly known as Rosepetal)-- dark cream she-cat

Dovetooth (properly known as Dovewing)-- gray frosted she-cat (for the purposes of this story)

Ivyflight (properly known as Ivypool)-- light tabby she-cat (for the purposes of this story)

*Ledgewalker-- brown tom

*Redstrike-- small brown she-cat with ginger spots


*Firepaw-- bright ginger she-cat

*Pricklepaw-- light tortoiseshell tom with brown tips

*Shadepaw-- dark gray she-cat with a white spot on her tail

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


Daisy-- cream long-furred she-cat from the horseplace, in charge of nursery

Sorreltail-- tortoiseshell and white she-cat with amber eyes, mother of Brackenfur's two kits: *Owlkit (long-haired silver tom with large white face) and *Beaverkit (brown tom with black and white tortoiseshell spotting

Brightheart-- white she-cat with ginger patches, half of her face is scarred


Longtail-- pale tabby tom with dark black stripes, retired early due to failing sight


Leader Onestar-- brown tabby tom

Deputy Ashfoot-- gray she-cat

Medicine Cat Kestrelwing-- mottled gray tom


Owlwhisker--light brown tabby tom

Whitetail-- small white she-cat

Gorsetail-- very pale gray and white she-cat with blue eyes

Nightcloud-- black she-cat

Harespring-- brown and white tom

Leaftail-- dark tabby tom with amber eyes

Willowclaw-- gray she-cat
apprentice: *Fennelpaw

Emberfoot-- gray tom with two dark paws

Breezepelt-- black tom with amber eyes

Thistlefur (properly known as ?)-- long-haired white tom

Sedgewing (properly known as Sedgewhisker)-- light brown tabby she-cat

Sunfrost (properly known as Sunstrike)-- tortoiseshell she-cat with large white mark on her forehead


*Fennelpaw-- gray she-cat with a fluffy tail

*Meadowpaw-- white she-cat with red, gray, and brown tabby spots

*Whistlepaw-- golden tortoiseshell tom


Dewspots-- spotted gray tabby she-cat, mother of Emberfoot's one kit: *Cricketkit (black tom with long legs)

Heathertail-- light brown tabby she-cat with blue eyes, mother of Breezepelt's three kits: *Fadekit (black she-cat with gray points and amber eyes), *Silverkit (silver tabby tom with green eyes), and *Goldkit (brown tom with golden tail, legs, and head with amber eyes)


Webfoot--dark gray tabby tom, oldest in the Clan

Tornear-- tabby tom


Leader Leopardstar-- unusually spotted golden tabby she-cat

Deptuy Mistyfoot-- gray she-cat with blue eyes

Medicine Cat Mothwing-- dappled golden she-cat

apprentice: Willowshine-- gray tabby she-cat


Blackclaw-- smokey black tom

Mosspelt-- tortoiseshell she-cat with blue eyes

Reedwhisker-- black tom

Beechfur-- light brown tom

Rippletail-- dark gray tabby tom

Graymist-- pale gray tabby

Dapplenose-- mottled gray she-cat

Mintfur-- light gray tabby tom

Pinefur-- very short-haired tabby she-cat

Rainstorm-- mottled gray-blue tom

Icewing-- white she-cat with blue eyes

Cooperpool (properly known as ?)-- dark ginger she-cat

Robintail (properly known as Robinwing)-- tortoiseshell and white tom
apprentice: *Lightpaw

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

Nettlemark (properly known as ?)-- dark brown tabby tom

Mallowheart (properly known as Mallownose)-- light brown tabby tom

Minnowflower(properly known as Minnowtail)-- dark gray she-cat

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

Beetlewing (properly known as Beetlewhisker)-- 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)


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

*Weavingpaw-- golden tabby she-cat

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

*Fishpaw-- gray tom with a white stripe on his back

*Shimmerpaw-- white she-cat with gray flecks that shine in the sun


Otterheart-- dark brown she-cat, mother of Blackclaw's two kits: *Flowerkit (tortoishell she-cat) and *Bigkit (large dark brown tom with black stripes)

Dawnflower-- pale gray she-cat, mother of Beechfur's three kits: *Cloudkit (pale gray tom), *Mudkit (pale brown she-cat), and *Duckkit (dark gray tom with light brown tail and green eyes)


Swallowtail-- dark tabby she-cat

Stonestream--gray tom


Leader Blackstar-- elderly large white tom with huge jet-black paws

Deputy Kinkfur-- tabby she-cat with long fur that sticks out at all angles

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


Oakfur-- small brown tom

Rowanclaw-- ginger tom

Snaketail-- dark brown tom with tabby striped tail

Tigerheart-- dark brown tabby tom

Dawncloud (properly known as Dawnpelt)-- cream-furred she-cat

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


*Needlepaw-- dark brown tom, has spiked fur

*Batpaw-- gray she-cat with large ears and a black tail


Snowbird-- pure white she-cat, mother of Scorchtree's three kits: *Stonekit (gray tabby tom), *Eveningkit (dark gray, almost black, she-cat with dusted ginger belly and chest), and *Fernkit (light tabby she-cat)

Ivytail-- black, white, and tortoiseshell she-cat, mother of Tigerheart's unborn kits


Tallpoppy--long-legged light brown tabby she-cat

Cats outside the Clans

Hollyleaf-- black she-cat with green eyes

Dewstep-- small gray tom with one white front paw, has green eyes

Darkfire-- powerful black tom with very faint stripes, has yellow eyes

Sol-- white-and-brown tabby long-haired tom with pale yellow eyes

Leafpool-- light brown tabby she-cat with amber eyes

Crowfeather-- dark gray tom

Raven's Rogues

Raven-- dark black and brown tom with orange eyes.

Stub-- silver tom with a missing front leg
Thorn -- dusty brown tom with spots
Riddle-- tabby tom with a slight hearing problem but excellent tracking abilities
Lily-- white she-cat missing an eye and an ear
Shadow-- black and white she-cat
Macky-- black striped gray tom
Keller-- black she-cat, escaped kittypet
Spark-- dark ginger tom
Patches-- tortoiseshell she-cat with long fur, half of her tail is missing.
Spice-- gray she-cat with ginger spots, claw-scarred face

2014 edit: I'd heard Leafpool was going to be exiled after "Sunrise" and so that is why she is no longer in the Clans. I also based my story on the belief that Crowfeather decided he did love Leafpool and went with her. So yes, he abandons Nightcloud and Breezepelt.

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