Tigerstar, leader of ShaodwClan, attempts to convince all four Clans to join one another. While Leopardstar agrees, Firestar and Tallstar both refuse. ogerstar then introduces BloodClan, a group of rogues, led by the cruel Scourge. However, Tigerstar's plot to dominate the forest fails when Scourge kills him, taking all nine of his lives at once. Scourge then tells the Clans that they must leave because he wishes to have BloodClan move in. Firestar leads all four Clans together in a battle against BloodClan, and kills Scourge. Firestar has fulfilled the prophecy: "Fire alone can save our Clan".