The Darkest Scene in Warriors Cats by Freespirit

Freespirit explains why a scene from Power of Three is the darkest scene ever to be shown in Warriors.

Art by Vialir

Everyone remembers that one scene from “Power of Three” when Squirrelflight revealed that Hollyleaf, Jayfeather and Lionblaze weren’t her kits to Ashfur. This scene has become a cause of many arguments over the years, some claiming Ashfur should go to the Dark Forest, some saying why he should go to Starclan, others about reactions or stuff like that. However, I am here to prove why this is the DARKEST scene in Warriors Cats.


For the past 4 books, we have been these three characters, we breathed wpthe air they breathed. We ate that mouse beside them. We fought every battle they faught. And we were there when the big revelation took place. It wasn’t in a battle like some many others. Its was in a fire, an unpredictable disaster we learned of it. And just when Ashfur looked like he would help the trio. It was wrong in every conceivable way. No cat saw this coming, and Ashfur could’ve gotten away free.

#2 Cause of Death.

Ever been burned? OUCH! Ever been burned alive? No… but imagine how much that small burn hurt. Imagine that on all your body, as Ashfur laughs maniacally in the distance, screaming in pain… Ashfur was trying to do that. For revenge, he was willing to painfully murder them. I won’t mention too much more, but you know the coliseum? That was entertainment. And you know the stuff they had there. So… yeah… being burned alive hurts…

#3-Ashfur and his metal insanity

I loved Ashfur when he was Ashpaw. Attacking Bone like that? Awesome! And of course running with the dogs! Love him! But right then, seeing one of the best characters having been slowly plunged into insanity… It was terrifying! He would’ve killed FIRESTAR for revenge! I… just no. That whole scene was just DARK. What else would Ashfur have done I wonder… Hollyleaf did him a mercy killing him. In the afterlife, it seemed his mental Illness was gone.

So there you have it! Why this scene is the darkest scene in warriors! It might not be the most graphic or gory, but it earns a place in the terrifying section of my book library!


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Foxtail (Foxie)
Foxtail (Foxie)
November 1, 2017 12:21 am

Agreeing with all of this. Scenes in the Dark Forest though were pretty dark too and ShadowClan under Brokenstar’s leadership but this scene has got to be one of the darkest. Nice job! 👍🏽


Waiting Impatiently for the Dawn of January 16 (Dawnpaw/Dawnbringer)
Waiting Impatiently for the Dawn of January 16 (Dawnpaw/Dawnbringer)
November 1, 2017 1:01 am

Great article! I agree with you!

January 16 is a special day...

Spooky Sky
Spooky Sky
November 1, 2017 1:07 am

Woah! Interesting article!

Agreed. Perhaps not the darkest scene, but I definitely agree on all your evidence!

You've Caught a Wild Sparky! (Sparktooth)
You've Caught a Wild Sparky! (Sparktooth)
November 1, 2017 2:38 am

I totally agree! This scene was so surprising and stunning, and I couldn’t set my book down! Great article!

Never. Stop. Creating.

November 1, 2017 2:46 am


Sorrelpaw [Sorrelstream] aka Sorzi
Sorrelpaw [Sorrelstream] aka Sorzi
November 1, 2017 9:59 am

Agreed! There are possible darker scenes but still, good job!

Sorzi (爱猫者)
Not coincidence

Bloody Booheart
Bloody Booheart
November 1, 2017 2:54 pm

Nice Article!

I have no opinion.




Brightwing - Bright Wing Of Mountain Bluebird
Brightwing - Bright Wing Of Mountain Bluebird
November 1, 2017 5:16 pm

What book have you got onto?

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Brightwing - Bright Wing Of Mountain Bluebird
Brightwing - Bright Wing Of Mountain Bluebird
November 1, 2017 5:17 pm

Amazing article with three great points! I totally agree with you 🙂 Just wondering…why is Hollyleaf shown as brown in the art? Or is that just me?

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November 4, 2017 7:42 pm

I think she’s black, but she kinda looks really really dark brown because of the light of the fire, perhaps.

November 2, 2017 2:10 am

i totally agree! i cried on this scene, it was sooooo sad!

thats not very plus ultra of u

November 4, 2017 7:44 pm

It may not be the DARKEST scene in Warriors, but it is very close! Great article, Freespirit!

January 12, 2018 12:27 am

Great article!

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