Searing Through Our Hearts"Come on, Sootstain, Whitepool, let's go!" Fallenstar urged the last two warriors as they picked up kits from the Nursery, carefully grasping them by their scruffs as the fire roared closer.More Like This
Another tree crashed behind him, burning, filling the air with more smoke. The tabby coughed, his ears flattening over the roar of the flames and splitting wood. He leaped forward to avoid the flames, nudging a shaking Hopepaw forward. "Go, go!"
He hissed as his tail singed slightly, pulling it closer to his body. There was no time to make sure every single one of his warriors made it out alive, unless he wanted to burn where he stood. "Everyone, get out, get out! We're heading for PebbleClan's lake!"
He left camp, praying his remaining warriors would follow through the blinding haze.
His sense of smell was all but worthless, relying on his eyes and ears to get him through the once-familiar forest. For the first time, he cursed how close the trees were together, wondering why StarClan allowed this
Pray for Safety "The fire flowers are gorgeous this green leaf..." Snowbird's voice was hushed in awe, her head leaning against the shoulder of her mate. Hazefire purred and leaned over to lick her over the ear affectionately.More Like This
"Yes, but you're twice as gorgeous, and always so." the older she-cat laughed and flicked her tail across his flank, her long fur smacking him lightly. She shook her head and lifted it up, hearing the loud BOOM of the next fire flower. "That was a big one."
BOOM Snowbird jumped at the next one. She'd heard it, but hadn't seen the colorful explosion in the sky like she usually would. She looked up, turning around. "Where'd that one go?"
The queen's eyes widened as she jumped up with Hazefire beside her. Her heart thud in her chest violently as the smell of smoke filled her nostrils. Her mate, as calmly as he could, helped her steady her
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