I hate Applebutt so much!! by Lunaheart

Lunaheart shares their opinion on Appledusk.

Artwork by Silverblaze

Let’s start with Appledusk. Or Applebutt. He was a total snob that ditched his mate and pretty much ripped out her heart and trampled it in the dust. As you know, that cat is Mapleshade. It all started with him apparently killing Birchface and Flowerpaw. That’s not true. Appledusk accidentally pushed Brichface off the top of sunningrocks and he landed in the river. Flowerpaw left in after him. They were found dead on the thunderclan shore. And while Oakstar was in his nest, ranting about revenge, Mapleshade was was expecting Applebutts kits. When they were born two had Applebutts colors an the other had his eyes. The elder Rabbitfur shows the kits how to pounce and comments how badger footed they are. He says that Brichface is the father and starts blabbering about them hunting a pheasant.Mapleshade intervenes and takes the kits for a walk and show them the river. They start swimming and a Riverclan patrol comes along. One of them is Applebutt. He returns Patchkit, who Is resting on a reed. Little do they know the medicine cat, Ravenwing is watching. He tells Mapleshade about an omen he received. Three pieces of river reed in his den, where it was not supposed to be. Being the stupid tattle tale he is, he runs and tells Oakstar about his suspicions. Mapleshade is then driven out. When she tries to bring her kits across the river they drown and Mapleshade is blamed for it. Appledusk makes a speech about regretting loving Mapleshade. While the leader Darkstar thinks Reedshine says there is no Riverclan cat as loyal as him and she should forgive him. While Applebutt is forgiven Mapleshade is forced to leave the clan without even one night of shelter. Mapleshade then sees Applebutt flirting with Reedshine and that Reedshine is pregnant. Later she comes back to Riverclan and holds his apprentice pearchpaw hostage. When Applebutt rounds the corner Mapleshade says that she is going to fight Applebutt. Applebutt lied that he doesn’t want to fight her because he loves her. Mapleshade tries to kill Reedshine but Applebutt jumpes in front of her and takes the death blow. He is a verified starclan member but but I think he totally deserved to be in the dark forest. What do you think?

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  • I honestly think that we don’t know enough about what Appledusk was thinking when he acted that way. He might have truly been a terrible cat, or he might just have not known what to do. After all, he is only in one book. And he WAS being loyal to his Clan. And we have to consider the fact that Mapleshade, a cat who hated Appledusk (and with reason), was telling the story.

  • 🍰 Strawberrykit can’t comment or hit the reply button! The comment button is gone. says:

    This is a good article and I think Applebutt (lol I love saying Applebutt) deserves the dark forest.

    • I love Mapleshade and I know she deserved the dark forest but she was only avenging her kits I understand Mapleshade.

  • i think appledusk was good, also ravenwing was only doing his job. what is wrong with becoming a loyal warrior after an illegal relationship. also how do you know that appledusk lied when he said he loved maplebuttshade. she chose to take her kits over the river and why would appledusk continue to support a delusional serial killer?

    • No offense, people know that Appledusk lied about him loving Mapleshade when he totally turned his back on her. He flirted with another random she-cat in his Clan behind Maplshade’s back. Also, when Mapleshade came to RiverClan for shelter, she WASN’T a “delusional serial killed”, she was just a poor she-cat who made a mistake and who lost her home and her kits. After Appledusk REJECTED her was when she became a killer. Nobody showed any mercy or sympathy for this poor she-cat.

  • I totally agree with you. Appledusk is a total jerk, how could he pin all the blame on his former mate when he was as much to blame? I just wish that Mapleshade killed Appledusk, Reedshine, and Perchpaw and they all went to the Dark Forest. I totally understand why Mapleshade went crazy, she lost everything, and NOBODY (I REPEAT NOBODY) showed her ANY sympathy. I mean, what?