Warriors Series 5.5: Echoes of the War
Book 1: Faded Boundaries
Chapter Twenty Six
“Blazepaw? Wake up.”
A paw poked his side. The apprentice wrinkled his nose, curling into an even tighter ball. Nearby, an apprentice growled. “We're leaving soon. Get up!” Blazepaw jolted awake when claws poked hard at his pelt.
“I'm awake,” he yelped, his head snapping up. Amberpaw was in front of him, whiskers twitching with amusement, and one paw raised with claws unsheathed. “What was that for?”
Amberpaw purred, lowering her paw. “We're leaving today, remember?”
Blazepaw felt a burst of energy. He leaped to his paws, suddenly fully awake and ready to do. “Great StarClan, I forgot.” The ache for home was suddenly stronger than ever, almost too much to bear. He wanted to be back in the stone hollow more than he could say. “Com