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Author Topic: Woundwort saves the Redstone Rabbits  (Read 668 times)

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Woundwort saves the Redstone Rabbits
« on: December 10, 2015, 02:43:06 PM »
I'm just now realizing, that Woundwort was saving the Redstone rabbits.

The building workers where going to build their street right through Redstone. When Marigold wasn't searching for Watership Down (because of Woundwort's takeover), they would never helped the Redstone-rabbits to escape.

Alright, the big question is: Would the Redstone rabbits got escaped without Watership Down's help? Possible.


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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2016, 04:29:37 PM »
Possibly some rabbits would've made it out but there would've been a lot more casualties, I think. Until the Watershippers ran in there to help they weren't really doing a great job of escaping. Though Marigold's presence might've helped in calming the Redstone rabbits and urging them to get out.

On a side note: I love how Woundwort made it seem (to Cowslip) like the destruction of Redstone was his doing when it would've happened anyway. :woundwort3
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2016, 05:34:18 PM »
It's a great observation ...
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2016, 12:17:52 PM »
Redstone rabbits were kept underground at that time on Woundwort's orders. If Hickory was still Chief Rabbit, he could have told Redstoners to evacuate the warren earlier instead of waiting and hoping that the walls of the warren would hold.
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2016, 05:59:20 AM »
That's true too. I suppose in the end it would all depend on how well Hickory and Marigold respond to the crisis. It would most certainly be a test of their leadership!

On the other paw, if the Redstone rabbits hadn't been kept close to the warren than some rabbit might've discovered and realized that the humans were coming and warned the warren. They might've evacuated before the bulldozers even got there.
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2016, 06:20:39 AM »
Quote from: Chibiscuit on Jul 10 2016, 01:59:20 AM
On the other paw, if the Redstone rabbits hadn't been kept close to the warren than some rabbit might've discovered and realized that the humans were coming and warned the warren.
The question is: Would the Redstone rabbits had realized the danger, coming by humans? Yes, they know about the wires, but not about building works (contrary to Woundwort and the Watershippers).


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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2016, 03:26:59 PM »
Quote from: Darkling Nocturnal on Jul 10 2016, 02:20:39 AM
Quote from: Chibiscuit on Jul 10 2016, 01:59:20 AM
On the other paw, if the Redstone rabbits hadn't been kept close to the warren than some rabbit might've discovered and realized that the humans were coming and warned the warren.
The question is: Would the Redstone rabbits had realized the danger, coming by humans? Yes, they know about the wires, but not about building works (contrary to Woundwort and the Watershippers).
Good point. They wouldn't know what the bulldozers were for. At first I thought maybe if they saw a lot of humans heading their way with large hrududu near they might suspect something but then the question indeed becomes: how do the Redstone rabbits view humans? They know about the wires but humans also gave them the food and a human got rid of the fox that was bothering them.
Still, wouldn't they fear such large machines like bulldozers (even if they have no real fear of humans) if they see what they can do and they see them heading in the direction of Redstone?
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