Eclipse (Warriors: Power of Three #4)
Firestar's three grandchildren have learned of the powerful prophecy that foretells their destinies, and the responsibility of deciding the Clans' future weighs heavily on the three apprentices. But each secretly yearns for power: Lionpaw dreams of being undefeatable in battle, while Hollypaw longs to be a great leader and Jaypaw knows only he can see the true past and fut...more
'Erin Hunter' (whichever of the three authors actually responsible for Eclipse) doesn't let her characters stand on their own, preferring to hold the reader's hand and explain every nuance of conversations and thoughts.
Example, from page 34:
"That was a huge leap!...more
I think that if I had to choose one thing about Eclipse that I liked best (it's a hard decision), I think I would say that my favorite element was that I actually couldn't guess what would happe ...more
If I had any problems,it was with trying to picture the landscaping of the area.Although Hunter gives you a map of how the land looks like to both cats and people,you can't always look to the maps every five seconds.Th ...more
In this book a loner, Sol, shows up and tells Leafpool and Jaypaw a mysterious Omen. A day after that there is a horrible battle, and all four clans are involved. A beloved cat, Squirrelflight, is left with a bad belly injury. Will she survive?
Meanwhile, Starclan is helpless to the horrors that are taking place in reality, as a result one clan has lost faith in them. Only time will tell if they come back.
(view spoiler)[ So, how th ...more
Overall a great book
Some new characters introduced this time around, along with the my ...more
The main characters are Jaypaw, Hollypaw, Lionpaw, and Sol.
In this book a strange cat (Sol) comes to Thunderclan and tells an unusual prophecy. He says that the sun will die out for a short period of time. Of the four, only Jaypaw believes him. Sol leaves to tell the other three clans of the prophecy.
All the clans are fighting. While Windclan ...more
Wow. That's all I can say, and I don't real mean it in a good way. I could have predicted all year and would never, ever, EVER have predict ...more
I love books that get our girls excited to read and the Warriors did that for our youngest. She is in love with these stories! I like to read whatever they are reading, so we can chat about the stories and di ...more
I can make a text to self connection to this book. In the book Lionpaw Jaypaw and Hollypaw, have to try hard not to let there secret out. This is just like when your friend wants to know a secret but you cant because i ...more
Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As ...more