The second book of the Warriors: The New Prophecy series begins with the six cats from the first book beginning their journey home. In Midnight, six cats had been chosen to make a journey that would help them save all of their tribes. Now they have received the message, and are ready to bring the message back to their leaders. But first they have a perilous journey home.
Some new characters are introduced in this book, and new challenges test the travelers. They continue to work together, despite their differences, and they learn more about the similarities that everyone shares. This second book deals with such themes as courage, loyalty, acceptance, and loss, in ways that will help the children who read these books learn to deal with trials and joys alike.