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Sandleford Warren Threarah,The - The Chief Rabbit of the Sandleford Warren.Although he had successfully led the warren for a number of years,he is unwilling to listen when Fiver foresees the destrustion of it.He chooses to do nothing ; the fact that causes his own death,as well as that of all the rabbits in the warren,save a few. Bigwig - A member of the Sandleford Owsla,later head of the Watership Down Owsla.He is a big fellow,noted for the tuft of fur on the top of his head,from which he took his name. Bigwig is up to anything he can see and do ; to him the worst thing is anything that is perplexing to him. He is also a very loyal type ; he has defended Hazel on several occasions,either physically or verbally. Silver - The Threarah's nephew. A companion to Bigwig,Silver is a large,Owsla rabbit. Although he is not mentioned as being very dedicated to the cause,he leaves more for disatification with Sandleford,he proves himself as a valuable fighter later in the story. Holly - The Captain of the Sandleford Owsla. He is one of the sole survivors of the destruction of Sandleford. Although he had originally tried to stop the small party of rabbits following Hazel & Fiver, when he remeets them after the destruction of Sandleford he joins them as a faithful member of the group. He lead a small party to Efrafa on a diplomatic mission from Watership Down. Hazel - The leader of the party that first left Sandleford. Hazel is a first-year rabbit.He is an "outskirter" and Fiver's brother. Hazel is not especially quick-thinking or eloquent,but is a more honest quality about him that appeals to the other rabbits. He is very willing to take advice from his companions ; on several occasions he has asked then openly for it. Although he sometimes feel is has to prove himself as a Chief Rabbit after he & his party reach the down. Fiver - - Hazel's brother. Fiver was the fifth in the litter and also the runt (They never mention any other siblings except Hazel).It was Fiver that predicted the destruction of Sandleford.He seems to have a nervous air about him. He quite often seems oblivious to all that is around him. This is perhaps due to his connection to Frith and El-ahrairah. He sometimes sees visions of the future.This fact is first met with suspision from his companions,and later,complete trust. The party then consider him a valuable resource. Dandelion - The quickest rabbit of the bunch,Dandelion has proved useful in several situations,such as during the Efrafan seige. It is also he who raises his companions' spirits by telling them stories of El-ahrairah. Pipkin - A small rabbit ; a friend of Fiver. He is extremely loyal to Hazel and the others. Buckthorn - A large younger rabbit. He contributes to a few fights, but has little else to offer the group. Acorn - An "Outskirter" who has yet to earn respect in the warren. Hawkbit - Another outskirter,with whom Hazel recalls spending his first winter. Hawkbit isn't especially loyal,either. Speedwell - The final "rank-and-file" rabbit in the party from Sandleford. He is a minor character. Bluebell - Holly's companion after the destruction of Sandleford. He constantly makes jokes and,due to the fact that he seemingly can't stop,has annoyed Hazel and the others at least once. Toadflax - A member of the Sandleford Owsla,he is a good example of one thing that's wrong with the warren. Being a large rabbit,he uses his authority and stregnth to take advantage of smaller rabbits.He doesn't survive the destruction of Sandleford. Cowslip's Warren "The Warren of the Shining Wires" Cowslip - The first rabbit to meet up with Hazel & his refugees. He is described as being big and sleek. He is also a good speaker,who convinces them to come to his warren. Despite his size,he is a poor fighter,as is later noted. Silverweed - A poet of the warren. He too is described as being big and healthy. His spiritual links are not to lapine mythology,as is Fiver's,but to the thread of mortality. He tells stories of the warren's and his existence,rather than the traditional lapine stories. Strawberry - A rabbit who Hazel meets while staying in the warren. When Hazel & his friends leave,Strawberry goes with them. Although he is not instantly accepted,he does his best to prove his worth. He proves to be a great resource of warren digging information. Nildro-Hain - Strawberry's doe, didn't leave the warren with him Efrafa General Woundwort - The Chief Rabbit of Efrafa. Woundwort is described as a massive creature,almost as large as a hare. Although capable of rational planning, Woundwort is an unstable character. He tolerates no dissent within his warren and runs a tight hierarchy of power. He is particularly fearless, having fought and killed several elil in his time including two stoats.He is last seen attacking the dog lead by Dandelion to rout the Efrafan seige. Captain Campion - One of the heads in the owslafa, Campion is a master tracker and very capable rabbit. He remains loyal to Woundwort, although inretrospect he seems to have some doubts as to whether Woundwort was correct in his actions or not. Groundsel - Another oswlafa rabbit,noted for being very loyal to Woundwort. Vervain - One of the most vicious of the owslafa rabbits, Vervain seems to be a sort of little Woundwort to those he can get away with. However, in classic bully tradition, he is only as powerful as he is allowed to be, and after Woundwort disappears, he eventually disappears himself; assumably taken by elil on the return trip to Efrafa. Blackavar - A sympathizer to the does in Efrafa, Blackavar is mauled for his lack of loyalty and an attempt to escape. He is rescued from the warren during Bigwig's raid and proves himself capable later after the shock of his mistreatment wears off. Hyzenthlay - One of the does in Efrafa, Hyzenthlay helps Bigwig plan the escape of the Efrafan does so they may join Watership Down. She is a smart rabbit and,like Fiver, is prone to visions from Frith. Thethuthinnang - Another doe defector, Thethuthinnang helps plan the doe escape and is one of the more sharp witted Efrafan does. Additions Kehaar - No rabbit at all, Kehaar is an injured black-headed gull found by Bigwig and Silver outside of the down. Nursed back to health by the rabbits of the warren, he does them several favors including reconnisance and eventually acting as a diversion during the raid upon Efrafa. Clover - One of the does rescued from Nuthanger Farm by Hazel and his companions, Clover is the best adapted of the Nuthanger rabbits.Raised in a hutch and domesticated, she manages to take to living in the wild with minimal effort. Boxwood - The other Nuthanger doe, Boxwood is rarely mentioned afterwards and does not take to warren life nearly as easily as Clover. Haystack - A buck rescued from Nuthanger, Haystack is a minimal character.