Sorrelpaw shares their unique opinion of Stormtail.
Hello, I’m Sorrelpaw [Sorrelstream] aka Sorzi. And I have yet ANOTHER article! Eh, like the eighth article I think.
This article is on Stormtail, Moonflower’s darling mate and Bluestar’s father. This isn’t a defense article, nor is it an offense article. Look at what this article is called. CONFLICTING FEELINGS on Stormtail. Conflicting feelings. Conflicting. So what exactly do I have to create conflicting feelings?
Read on, and beware of spoilers for Goosefeather’s Curse and Bluestar’s Prophecy.
Negative- Stormtail didn’t care for his kits
As written in the beginning of Bluestar’s Prophecy, Stormtail did not often play with his kits, seeing them once when their eyes opened and another time when Moonflower presented them to him. You call that a caring father?
Positive- Stormtail was a busy warrior
Also written in Bluestar’s Prophecy, Stormtail was an important warrior in the Clan and so his duties often kept him away from his kits. If he weren’t so important, maybe he would’ve checked on them more often. I’m sure he wanted to be a good father.
Negative- But other important warriors had time for their kits
Adderfang was also an important warrior, but “Adderfang’s always coming to visit the nursery to see Leopardkit and Patchkit!” (quote from Bluestar) which proves that a busy warrior CAN make time for their kits.
Positive- Stormtail’s more important than Adderfang
Stormtail has more importance in the Clan than Adderfang! That explains the previous argument. He was invited by Pinestar to share prey in his den, for StarClan’s sake! Stormtail is a really great warrior.
Negative- He didn’t get to be deputy
When Tawnyspots went ill, Sunstar chose ADDERFANG to replace him as deputy, not Stormtail. If that proves that Stormtail is a better cat than Adderfang then I’m a mouse! Stormtail was just a simple senior warrior, nothing special.
Positive- But Stormtail was brave
He was courageous! Going into the raid on WindClan just like that, BAM. He would do anything to protect his Clan. Never a better warrior could be found!
Negative- Lots were like him
So many warriors didn’t hesitate to leap into battle and protect their Clan. Stormtail is just one of them. Being brave and willing to fight for your Clan proves NOTHING. I repeat, nothing special.
Positive- So what?
We’re not trying to say that he’s the most special, greatest warrior who ever lived. We’re debating on whether or not he’s good or bad!
I just realized I said ‘we’ when I, Sorrelpaw, am the only one writing this article.
Ah well, I suppose I got carried away. It was like having an argument with myself. Conflicting feelings, y’know. Self-arguments, y’know. I do that a lot 😛 Now, if you’ll excuse me… I should really get back to my article.
ell, where was I before I got interrupted by myself? Oh, I can’t really remember. Never mind, then, we’ll end the article right here.
Hopefully there’s more than enough words. Yep. That’s it to this article.