By Brian Jacques, Gary Chalk
While the rat pirate Gabool the Wild assaults the mouse-ship sporting Joseph the Bellmaker, he plunders its fantastic bell in a healthy of greed, after which pitilessly casts Joseph and his daughter Mariel into the raging sea. After she is rescued and taken to Redwall Abbey, Mariel units out with 3 fearless Mossflower partners (and her trusty rope-weapon, the Gullwhacker) to trace down Gabool and avenge her father-and hence starts off an unforgettable conflict!
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Tarquin lay on his again, pounding the oak together with his hindpaws whereas he lashed out on the enemy together with his entrance paws, becoming a member of voice along with his partners: ‘We are creatures of Redwall! we're creatures of Redwaaaaalll! ’ They have been suffering opposed to the percentages, extra so while Snidjer accrued a clean batch of Flitchaye approximately him and headed the cost at his weakened competitors. ‘D’cleverbeasts fallin’ now. Gerrem, Flitchaye! ’ Mariel and Dandin went down underneath the loads of weed clad our bodies, nonetheless shouting as they have been submerged underneath the Flitchaye mob: ‘We are creatures of Redwaaaalll! ’ Thick white fog enveloped either sea and shore as though the very clouds had dropped out of the sky. Sound used to be muted and nowhere used to be there imaginative and prescient or sight for greater than a paw’s size. Rawnblade Widestripe chuckled grimly to himself as he donned the lengthy spiked helmet he constantly wore along with his conflict armour. Salamandastron used to be abandoned; he had despatched out all his hares to patrol on one pretext or one other, a few to the south, others to the east. the nice badger Lord pulled down the helmet visor, focusing fortunately throughout the dual slits. Rawnblade’s eyes must have been drained, yet they weren't. He had lain unsleeping many of the evening, hearing the muffled silence fog introduced in its wake, stressed, turning. Rawnblade had ultimately left his cherished mountain to walk at the tideline alongside the shore by means of Salamandastron. That was once while he had heard it. The sickening crunch of ship’s timbers upon rock was once unmistakable. The searat Captain Orgeye used to be less than slumbering while he was once thrown forcibly from his bunk directly to the cabin ground, shouts from the Waveblade’s lookouts introduced him scrambling up on deck. ‘Belay, we’ve run aground during this cursed fog! ’ ‘Hell’s tooth! She’s run bow directly to a reef! ’ Rawnblade had strained his ears to trap the shouts from the Waveblade. ‘Cap’n Orgeye, what’ll we do? ’ ‘Bilgescum! You’ve been sleepin’ on watch. If she breaks her keel on those blasted rocks, I’ll rip out yer livers. recover from the facet directly to the reef an’ see how she appears to be like. flow yerselves! ’ ‘Cap’n, she’s nose-up at the stones, holed close to the waterline an’ trapped tighter than meat among yer the teeth. What can we do? ’ ‘What do we do, slophead? There’s naught for it yet to attend until eventually this fog clears. May’aps we will be able to seashore her for upkeep then. ’ Rawnblade improved his large chest, letting out an excellent sigh of natural pleasure on the reminiscence of his evening walk. It was once hardly the large badger obtained a shipload of searats brought to his doorstep. That was once why he had despatched his hares away. The Lord of Salamandastron sought after this one all to himself. settling on up his bold broadsword, he swung it simply throughout his shoulders and strode silently again to the tideline. status with waves lapping his studded leg greaves, Rawnblade Widestripe resembled an exceptional carved statue set on the fringe of the ocean. Fog swirled approximately his armoured physique as he listened to the sounds of the cursing searats, who have been watching for the fog to boost. So was once Rawnblade.