“The clouds are stained with blood!” rasped Barkface. “It is a sign from our ancestors. This day shall bring unnecessary death.”
All-out war between the Clans seems inevitable, but illness and tragic accidents weaken the ThunderClan. Firepaw the apprentice is now Fireheart, ThunderClan warrior, but he suspects that some cats may not be as loyal as they appear. As the chill of winter sets in, tensions build to an explosive climax.