Springkit wonders if StarClan have been the true antagonists of the Clans.
SO yeah here’s the article. My info is from Moonkitti’s video StarClan and Lunahearts article “Is StarClan Exaggerated?”
Is STarClan Evil?
In the Warriors universe, StarClan is depicted as caring Warrior ancestors. But are they really? When you think about it, Starclan is very exaggerated. They are just dead cats barely wiser then the living. The prophecys and the powers don’t come from them, they have a “higher power”. This higher power probably aquired their powers and is much more powerful than starclan, because as said, Starclan didnt give powers or the prophecy they just knew it was going to come. Also rock was cursed long before any starclan cat existed. Plus Starclans prophecys are usually unhelpful, goosefeather said he didn’t know a single prophecy unfullfilled. This reduces StarClans power perception greatly.
Jayfeather, Lionblaze, Dovewing, and Hollyleaf (since she could communicate clearly to the dead, much like tree) would be a part of it-power of the stars in their paws-StarClans only power is to control the weather. But if they really are as caring, would they not kill off or at least not give them lives tigerstar and Brokenstar?
Also, apparently StarClan can choose which cats die-but then why would they choose to take the good cats but not the bad one?
Here;s where it gets interesting.
In Fading echos, it explains the process of fading, or when a dead cat dies again. You can basically be murdered by another cat, dead or living, or you can be remembered (both by iving and dead) and live. As a dead cat. But here I’m gonna jump to the question: why are there four clans? you might say because they get in arguments and and live in different territories, but what if they were a single clan living in different groups with a council of senior warriors, leaders, and medicine cats? then the only answer would be: StarClan would be angry. But why would starclan be angry? Maybe because 75% of cats fights happened for border skirmishes. SO you would say that it was for their own good.
Was it, though? In the beginning in Dawn of the Clans Starclan appeared as ghosts, unable to touch. But as more and more cats remembered them, they were able to materialize in the clans and fight alongside them.