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The Fourth Apprentice Essay

  • Submitted by: smile4love
  • on December 4, 2011
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 407 words

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The Fourth Apprentice is the first book of the fourth Warriors series, Omen of the Stars. The Fourth Apprentice is about a blind medicine cat named Jayfeather that can read other cat’s thoughts and walk into their dreams, and his brother, Lionblaze, is a warrior that cannot be defeated in battle. They’re two of the three cats who are part of a prophecy to hold the power of the stars in their paws. It is their responsibility to look for the One, the last cat that remains for the prophecy. The warrior ancestors decide to send an Omen, an Omen of the Stars, to the third cat.
      A drought causes the lake that surrounds the territories of the clans to shrink and disappear. A newly-made apprentice, Dovepaw, knows why the water is gone and she wants to help to bring it back. On a patrol with her mentor, Lionblaze, she said she could see large brown animals with flat tails. Lionblaze believes she’s telling the truth about the big brown animals after giving her a test; he went off to do something and when he came back he asked her to tell him what he did. Later on she discovers she has amazing powers—she can see, hear, and sense things at amazing distances, much farther than any other cat. Lionblaze and Jayfeather realize that she might be the One, the last at of the prophecy who holds the power of the stars in their paws.
      Lionblaze tells Firestar, the clan leader, that Dovepaw might be right about the brown animals. As his kin, Firestar believes him and decides he will announce it at the Gathering. The Gathering is a when all four clans meet at an island under the full moon. This is a time when all four clans are at truce and becomes a time or peace. Firestar announced it to at the Gathering. The leaders had a bit a quarrel before they all agree that it’s best for each clan to send two warriors to go on a quest to go upstream and see what happened to the water. Dovepaw and Lionblaze are two of the eight cats picked from all four clans to go on a quest and find...

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