Owlflight shares their different opinions about the series.
I have some very usual and also some very unusual views on warrior cats. Although you most likely agree with me I invite to see why this might be considered different.
SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVEN’T CAUGHT UP WITH MODERN WARRIORS
1| I don’t like Mapleshade or her novella. Mapleshade isn’t very sympathetic because she caused her problem in the first place, and then, instead of coping with it or stopping it before it became huge, she has kits. Then she gets exiled, which the clans NEVER do in any other books for just an act like that, and goes to RiverClan with her kits. EVEN THOUGH SHE CAN’T SWIM!!! Shock of all shocks her kits drown even though she makes it to the other side. RiverClan thinks she murdered the kits…. for no reason whatsoever. Her mate uncharacteristically believes this and she is exiled. And then, to solve this, she tries to kill everyone.
2|A Vision of Shadows is worse than Power Of Three. I think this is because it’s just problematic. It’s not really necessary and I feel like the series was supposed to end when Firestar died. But these new books feel gritty, annoying, and all of your beloved characters are now grumps or going to die inside of the series. So, not really fun for returning. Alderpaw feels so much like he’s a copy from 2,000 other book series (including Warriors itself), and Twigpaw and Violetpaw are both introduced late and aren’t really expanded much more than oh, they miss each other/their family. I didn’t care when Twigpaw quote on quote “died.” They ended the main plot of the series prematurely when I was able to write 2 seasons of a fanfic tv show about just surviving after Darktail’s taken over! Which, like Power Of Three’s alternate possible ending (look it up) is definitely a missed opportunity. Book four doesn’t have much to offer except a weird soap opera-like plotline that has Twigpaw interacting with her father and Violetpaw doing what she has done in the entire series- be useless, mope around, make trouble, and make people hate her. The first book is pointless and the wuest does nothing but bring Darktail, which could have been done as literally the prologue for the second book, which woud have now been the first book. And it would make the series better, because then we’d meet our other main characters in the you know- first book that’s supposed to set up the characters, but instead feels like a 300 paged prologue? YEAH. Also, characters like Needletail who just- turns evil for no reason. And Darktail taking over ShadowClan that easily is annoying, YellowCough is annoying, and VIOLETCLAW IS SO IRRATIONAL, ANNOYING, AND STRANGELY BELIEVES ANYTHING ANYONE SAYS.
3| Interclan relationships (other than the first one) are kind of repetitive and stupid. Leafpool and Crowfeather have only gotten together out of desperation instead of real love, and suddenly, they realise that this is stupid and they need to go back to their clans (I’ll admit I liked the ending of that relationship merely because it ends with them noticing it’s stupid.) I don’t like Tigerheart and Dovewing because it’s so fake, and they just love each other because- it’s never explained. Maybe they like how each other look? Seriously, Bumblestripe is just like Tigerheart and is IN THE CLAN.
So that’s it! Now I’m going to get a lot of comments saying, “NO YOU’RE WRONG BECAUSE…”
Opinions, that’s all I need to say.
So um, what do you think? Do you agree or disagree? Please be logical and don’t kill me. Meow.