It has been 6 moons since Goldenshine has become a warrior, but she runs into several challenges as so many troubles are facing ThunderClan. With a horrible drought, and cats are thirsty, Goldenshine struggles to protect her Clan and defend it. Meanwhile, Lilypetal discovers that her kin seems to have secrets. She notices that Snowflight, Goldenshine, Thornclaw, and Mistpelt all have something that they are not telling her. She wonders if there is another secret about the Clans that she could have never discovered.