Being a full-fledged soldier is harder than Rolland thought. Now that his name is changed to Lion, he goes through many adventures, like escaping a collapsing mansion, saving his friend from burning to death and taking on the challenge of training an apprentice. He does all this only to find out who is the new leader of the sinister Dead Thorn Warriors.
Dagny Thomas is an eleven year-old sixth grader who was inspired to be an author by Erin Hunter's 'Warriors' series. She enjoys playing with her dog Toffee, on whom the character Clager is based. She lives with her family in Woodinville, Washington.