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BrackenClan B3 Ch1.5 Part 1BrackenClan B3 Ch1.5 Part 1 by Mizuni
BrackenClan Book Three
The Thorn Prince
Chapter 1.5, Part 1
The Clan Code
The late summer day extended over the lake and the large expanse of forest that surrounded it. Across the lake in ThornClan, the heavy undergrowth gave way to twisting thorn bushes and course leafage. Tall pines with their acidic needles lined the lakeside. A U-shaped cut in the ground suggested a stream had once flowed into the fresh water lake, but had since dried leaving only the path it traveled behind.
A baring wind gathered over the canopy and blew through the tops of the trees, making them shudder. The surface of the brilliant lake rippled, creating larger-than-average waves that lapped at the rocky shoreline. Birds took advantage of the hot updraft and floated with ease over the airy currents.
The land was peaceful.
Suddenly, a yowl split through the air, making the birds scatter in a panic. The whole forest seemed to gasp in surprise.
“Will you be quiet!” snapped an older