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Birchwing had been stumbling after the others, exhausted and barely continuing on. She glanced up, her vision blurry, trying to see how far ahead the Clan was. Unable, her legs turned to jelly and she collapsed. She lay there, her breath fast and shallow.
Birchwing was barely conscious as she wheezed, her eyes closing, she opened her mouth to let out a wail, but nothing came out. She quickly drifted into unconsciousness, the wind gently ruffled her fur as she grew cold.
//Father?// she asked as the forest around her disappeared. Two starry cats came into focus as they stepped forward. //And sister... Am I dying?//
"Don't be afraid Birchwing. Your time has come to join StarClan." one of the starry cats mewed.
"Hawkstar..." she mewed quietly.
"Don't be afraid." the other cat repeated.
"Sparrowflight..." she mewed.
Birchwing took a deep breath and nodded.
"I'm ready. I lived a long life, had kits, been a grandmother, a mentor, and even an elder." she mewed confidently
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