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Leafpool's Secret Heart by Stelline Leafpool's Secret Heart by Stelline
Twilight cloaked the lake as Leafpool slipped away from ThunderClan's camp to "collect herbs," as she told her mentor. Gnawing guilt and shame consumed her thoughts as she walked alone, yet she didn't have the strength to turn back. Crickets filled the forest with their love songs and a gentle new-leaf breeze blew the scent of WindClan towards the tabby as she neared the border. Her ears pricked and her heart raced with the guilt and pleasure streaming through her every vein, and she couldn't fight the smile the forced its way onto her muzzle when she heard a familiar voice.

"Leafpool!"

"Crowfeather!" the ThunderClan she-cat bounded across the border, splashing through the stream as if it weren't there. The grey-black warrior met her as she flew over the soft moorland grass. Burying her face in his fur, she could already feel their hearts beating as one.

"I love you, Leafpool," Crowfeather whispered.

...and with those words, all her guilt washed away like a leaf floating in a river.

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Admittedly, CrowxLeaf isn't one of my favourite Warriors couples. I personally think it was a little weird and random. But I do love its story of forbidden love...times two, since Leafpool was a ThunderClan medicine cat and Crowfeather was a WindClan warrior.

My first drawing done in Photoshop. I wanted to experiment with shading and lineart techniques, as with learning the program in general. I'm still not sure if I like it.

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Flippy23pc3 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student Artist
Can I use this in a video please? :)
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BlueStrike2434 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
I love her!And crowfeather!


But some were in my secret heart,i know,love will find a way.anywere i go,im home,if you are there beside me.

I love this song,and this pic!
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Fluffuu Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
._. Not my favourite pairs, but awesome drawing <33 c:
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Mycatsharted Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Student Artist
:D!!! LUV IT!! love da books! leafpool is meh fav char!
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thunderclan-jaypaw Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
i really liked it when they were with each other
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:icontigerfernxjayfeather:
if you think about it, medicine cats can fall in love, they just can't have kits ;)
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catz537 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I really like this..Crowfeather and Leafpool are cute together. :3 And when you think about it Leafpool actually went against 3 rules: First off, she's a medicine cat, and she found a mate. Secondly, she had kits, and medicine cats aren't supposed to do that. Thirdly, she was with a cat from another clan! It's sooo sad :( I think that medicine cats should be allowed to have a mate and kits, at least. She pretty much sacrificed everything she loved and cared about, just because she was in love. :/
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Starshine1225 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is it ok if i use this in a vid that may or may not get on youtube
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yad123 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
love the mini story
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Hawksky Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
awww, also love the mini story ;D
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Leopardnight Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010
I love this! And FINNALY someone gets its x2, all my friends just call it forbiddin love! I cant resist calling it forbiddin love x2. Ya, my fav. warrior cat forbiddin love is still GreyxSilver
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RedClover17 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
nice job!!!
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KatieFitness Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice job i like both of their expressions!
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Dragons-ruler Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Leafpool broke TWO rules, to never have kits if your a medicine cat, and you can't fall ivlove with someone from another clan
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Tide47 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2009
Can i use this in a utube vid imma making??
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Stelline Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2009
Feel free to use it =)
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Tide47 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
thx
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Bored24-7 Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
Can I use this pic in a vid? :)
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Stelline Featured By Owner May 19, 2009
Yes, you may c:
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dietywolf Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
it does not seem as random if you read Crowfeather Speaks:A Forbidden Love in Secrets of the Clans. Leafpools gentle and calming nature helps soothe Crowfeather's firey and agressive personality....I think I have problems.I keep thinking Leafpool is tortoiseshell XD
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tookapooka Featured By Owner May 16, 2009
Who knows how to rp? Just replyy like you're in a story!I am Crystalmoon medicine cat of ThunderClan.

Crystalmoon looked to the stars, one of them was apart from the others. 'That's me' she thought, sadness in her eyes. She shuffled her paws. Who would ever know she was in love with a warrior? Yet a RiverClan warrior?
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Runningstream Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
Could I use this in a video?
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:iconstelline:
Stelline Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
Thanks for asking. Be my guest :3
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Runningstream Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
Thank you!^^
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Sakura19912 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
if you don't mind may i use this pic for a video I'm making i will not put the video on YouTube with out your promishion ok
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Stelline Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009
Sure, I don't mind. :3
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Sakura19912 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
K thanks
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foxyadder Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2009
Awww, they're so cute! x3 I love Leafpool's face, it makes me smile. d:
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CrowfeatherxLeafpool Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009
So beautiful. (:
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Runningstream Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009
Awesome^^
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wildtalonwindclan Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010
i like the background and crowfeather, . . . but im sorry, Leafpool looks like a mole. But the rest of the pic is great
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Dreamcatcher26 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009
I love it!
It's really good! I hope you do more!
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