By Brian Jacques
Deserted as an child by means of his father, the evil warlord Swartt Sixclaw, Veil is raised by means of the kindhearted Bryony. regardless of matters from everybody at Redwall, Bryony is confident that Veil's goodness will succeed. but if he commits against the law that's unforgivable, he's banished from the abbey ceaselessly. Then Swartt and his hordes of searats and vermin assault Redwall, and Veil has to make your mind up: may still he subscribe to Swartt in conflict opposed to the one creature who has ever enjoyed him? Or should still he flip his again on his precise father?
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What's there within the east? ’ ‘Bowfleg! ’ Nightshade raised her eyebrows questioningly. ‘Bowfleg the Warlord? ’ Swartt thrust the sword again via his belt, sneering, ‘Bowfleg the Warlord, hah! You suggest Bowfleg the previous, Bowfleg the fats, Bowfleg the Glutton! ’ Nightshade shrugged. ‘Still, he leads a very good horde. ’ Swartt chuckled evilly as he marched off. ‘Not for lengthy! ’ * * * three The some distance northwest fringes of Mossflower Woods are damaged by means of rocky outcrops, gullies and hills. you'll ask yourself why creatures troubled dwelling there whilst the woodlands additional inward have been so lush and bounteous. yet house is domestic and infrequently creatures don't like to maneuver clear of the well-known atmosphere in their birthplaces. So it was once with the hedgehog relatives of Tirry Lingl and the mole family of Bruff Dubbo, who had shared an analogous living cave for untold generations. Tirry and his spouse Dearie had 4 small hogs, scarce a season and a part outdated. now not counting his previous Uncle Blunn and Aunt Ummer, Bruff had his spouse Lully and little molemaid daughters Nilly and Podd to supply for. although, the residing cave of either households used to be no longer a cheerful position. It was once a hungry and unsafe time for them, for out of doors within the gray drizzling afternoon one other relations waited, a family members of 5 foxes. The outdated vixen with a hulking son lined the again go out, when the daddy, an both outdated dogfox, sat outdoors front front with an absolutely grown son and daughter who towered over him. that they had been there approximately part a season, laying siege to the residing. It used to be really effortless to alleviate each other for the needs of consuming and dozing, and nonetheless sustain a presence, taunting and reasoning via turns, figuring out they'd the hedgehogs and moles prisoners of their own residence till starvation pressured them out. ‘Don’t be silly, pop out, there’s foodstuff right here, friends,’ the vixen wheedled. Tirry Lingl shouted again at them, ‘Garn, shift yoreselves, vermin, you ain’t welcome ’ere! ’ The hulking fox son sniggered as he known as into the again go out, ‘Heehee, there’ll be anything tasty the following if you happen to pop out. Heeheehee. You! ’ The vixen nipped him sharply on his ear. ‘Shuttup, acorn mind, do you need to scare ’em to dying? ’ The outdated father fox cajoled on the entrance front. ‘Come on, be average, we simply are looking to speak. You don’t imagine we’d damage yer liddle ones, do yer? ’ contained in the living, Bruff Dubbo helped Tirry to shore up the barricade they'd made up of furnishings and the little bit of earth they can scrabble from the cave’s rocky inside. Bruff shook his darkish hairy head unfortunately as he spoke in old fashioned mole dialect to his significant other. ‘Hurr oi wish’t oi ’ad moi ole bow’n’arrers, they vurmints’d quickly shift they’m selves, hurr aye! ’ Tirry Lingl peered via a niche among an armchair and a desk on the foxes sitting outdoor. ‘They’ve acquired time on their rotten ole part, Bruff, we ain’t. Liddle uns drank the final o’ the water this mornin’ an’ there’s nought yet a stale rye crust stannin’ atwixt us an’ hunger. ’ Uncle Blunn’s quavery voice piped up at the back of them.