A look back at the history of Warriors (spoiler alert!) by Almondpaw

Almondpaw recounts the history of ThunderClan.

Artwork by Lithestep

Hewo everybody! My name is Almondpaw/Almondears and I am super excited to tell you what I know about the history of the Clans! We all know (sorta!) how the warrior code came to be and how the Clans formed, as it was all said in Dawn of the Clans. If you have not read that series then it has to be on your Must List. Let’s take a look at the first Clan leaders:
Thunderstar, Shadowstar, Windstar, and Riverstar. They started the Warrior Code! I would love to be that important, but I am stuck on apprentices’ duties for now :3
The importance of leaders have made a great effect on the Clans, whether good or bad. It takes effort to make it into this position, the first cats of the Clans must have had a super hard time getting used to Clan life as we all know. But what happened first? How did they chose leaders?
In some Warriors books it says kittypets and loners gathered together to form the Warrior Code and went to live with cats that liked the same things as themselves; for example, cats who liked to fish stayed near the river with other cats who liked to fish and live near the river. In Dawn of the Clans however, kittypets and loners did not join together, the mountain cats came, settled, and formed the Clans. Though a few loners did join them, these really are different theories.
The mountain cats did not really chose their leaders, a cat who wanted to lead would just stand up and take over leadership. For example after Moon Shadow died while trying to cross the thunderpath to the new land Tall Shadow takes over, and everybody steps back and lets her lead them. After a while though, the cats start to want a new leader who is Grey Wing, instead of choosing themselves they would rather have someone else. Which adds to the confusion. At first before having granted nine lives, only cats born with an act of leadership would become leaders and run their own territories. For example; Windrunner decided she wanted leadership, so she left the hollow and started up her own. Just like that. Yikes!
With the birth of the Warrior Code there also came the thought of deputies. This helped the cats have confidence in their leader, knowing that he/she was trustworthy and had earned her place by being a deputy, and being a pre-leader if you know what I mean. Getting cats ready for the challenge of leadership by being a deputy not only was great idea, but it helped take the weight of duty off the leader’s shoulder.
So, now that we are a bit more settled with the history of leaders and deputies, here is a list of all the Thunderclan leaders.
Thunderstar
Owlstar
Whitestar
Finchstar
Lionstar
Vinestar
Morningstar
Redstar
Seedstar
Moonstar
Oakstar
Doestar
Pinestar
Sunstar
Bluestar
Firestar
Bramblestar
Pretty great, huh? The deputies were a bit harder to get because…Most of them always died. I am proud that I, Almondpaw, to present the breaking record to Bluestar for having the most deputies! Here we go:
Lightningtail
Owleyes
Vinetail
Daisyheart
Greeneyes
Leafstorm
Seedpelt
Sunfall
Tawnyspots
Adderfang
Bluefur
Redtail
Lionheart
Tigerclaw
Fireheart
Whitestorm
Graystripe
Brambleclaw
Squirrelflight
That sure is a lot! I am getting weary of writing, but that is most of the history record of the Leaders and Deputies! I hope this satisfies your hunger to know more about the history of the Clans.
Bye for now!

  19 Replies to “A look back at the history of Warriors (spoiler alert!) by Almondpaw”

  1. Brackenpaw (Brackendawn)
    April 16, 2018 at 1:03 am

    Cool article!


    *insert something clever*

  2. 🌷Cheetah Tumbling into Spring Meadow... uh... Sparkishly (Cheetahpaw/spark)🌷
    April 16, 2018 at 1:04 am

    Wow! That’s impressive! 😀


    gimme dat eggnog

    • Silver who is Frolicking in a Meadow of Happiness
      April 16, 2018 at 2:53 pm

      Where did you find all this info???? It’s AMAZING!!

  3. Sky
    April 16, 2018 at 1:17 am

    Nice! But I don’t think cats ever were advocating for Gray Wing to become leader.

  4. April 16, 2018 at 1:39 am

    well, that’s a lot of leader and deputies but somehow I thought there would be more


  5. April 16, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Great article!

  6. Sapphie-san (Sapphireheart)
    April 16, 2018 at 12:44 pm

    Very interesting

  7. Sorrelpaw [Sorrelstream] aka Sorzi
    April 16, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Indeed! Good article!


    Sorzi (爱猫者)
    Not coincidence

  8. April 16, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    Nice article 😆! It recalls my memory of reading Dawn of the Clans 😉.


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  9. April 16, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    Cool article!


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  10. April 16, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Oh wow that a lot of leaders and deputies 😛


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