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Watership Down

Prince Rainbow

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Bright Moon, Who Goes Farther Still by Hossgal

'Little Moon had lost children to foxes and owls and the traps of men; to White Blindness, to weasels, and to suffocation in over-crowded warrens, to the claws of hawks and to her own bitter heart. And when Little Moon discovered that El-ahrairah had been addressed by Lord Frith, and turned away, her anger was deep.' Hossgal's ambitious story gives us the does' perspective not only on the events of Watership Down, but also on rabbit mythology. The novella's two strands weave together perfectly as the tale builds to its moving climax. A real treasure

[Added 10/11/2008; Drama; 6000-20,000; Watership Down; Characters: Hyzenthlay, Frith, El-ahrairah, Prince Rainbow, Black Rabbit of Inlé, Thethuthinnang, Blackavar, Bigwig, Hazel, Fiver, Woundwort, original characters]

The Story of El-ahrairah and the Stranger in the Field by Tanaqui

'El-ahrairah waved a paw unconcernedly. "What is that to me? If the Queen of the bees is not as clever as I am in arranging things to suit her people, why should that be my concern?"' A clever El-ahrairah tale that was somehow omitted from Adams' canon. To say more would spoil it

[Added 21/05/2015; Drama; 2500-6000; Watership Down; Characters: El-ahrairah, Rabscuttle, Prince Rainbow, OCs]