It was interesting to see how the pair would work out. Tigerclaw and Darkpaw were an interesting match, that alone was certain. The cheerful apprentice was always so happy to see his mentor come and fetch him for their usual training sessions (today was hunting; Darkpaw was an excellent hunter).
He bounced happily after the warrior, who was always so bitter, so arrogant. His mentor was Thistleclaw, the warrior who had turned his own heart cold after the death of Snowfur, his mate. Tigerclaw had suffered abuse, often being the one who’d be yelled at or attacked when Thistleclaw felt his rage and anger bubble up. The scar across his nose was the first scar he’d ever received.
Darkpaw was supposed to help cope with the damage that Thistleclaw had done, Bluestar decided. He would be therapeutic to the warrior and hopefully make him less apathetic to everything.
Bluestar had been watching them closely, practically overseeing that Tigerclaw didn’t hurt the apprentice just a