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Moon's Choice



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Gillian Philip[3]

Date Released

eBook: May 5, 2015[4]

Preceded by

Alpha's Tale

Succeeded by

The Empty City

Additional Information

Moon's Choice

Moon's Choice is an e-book featuring Moon.[5] Moon is the dog featured on the front of the cover.[6]

The Blurb

A digital original novella set in the world of the bestselling, action-packed Survivors series by Erin Hunter! This prequel story gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at Moon's past, and how she came to join the Wild Pack.
Long before the Big Growl struck, Moon belonged to a different Pack. But when that Pack was threatened by a terrible danger, Moon found unexpected help—and a difficult choice—in a newcomer called Fiery…
Survivors: Moon's Choice also includes a sneak peek at Survivors: The Gathering Darkness #1: A Pack Divided! [7]

Detailed Plot Summary

Moon is waking up in his tent and is witnessing for members of the packs. Next to her, jumping Star, trying to get Moon in the game but she says that they are adults. Star says that they went on a long hunt and he must be tired and hungry. It hurts the moon more than she thought. By that time the hunting patrol with the Hunter, Rush, Meadow, Fly and Mulch had returned to the camp. Moon welcomes Hunter and he hums in response. There's a fat rabbit in his teeth. To the Hunter runs up to Alpha and asks about the hunting. He says that production a lot, but she's too fast for their patrol. Moon surprised by this fact, because Rush and Meadow - able hunters. Alpha says they did a great job anyway and praises the Hunter. Moon sees and tells the Star that the Fly looks bad. Star blames it on fatigue and hunger. Star says Hunter high opinion of himself and asks her if she wants to be with him in pair. The interviewee conceded phrase sister by the ears and says that the pack needs a strong leader such as Hunter. Star gets upset and clams up. Moon wonders if she is destined to become Flpha of the Pack, will it choose Hunter.

The second part begins with how the Moon is in the lair of Fly. She offers him a drink, but he is unable to move his head. Meadow brings a brown-white dog affection, but then Fly cannot eat. Moon and Meadow discuss the disease of Fly, and the first implies that he ate something bad. She denies it, saying that the prey ate the whole pack. Moon hears barking in the camp and runs outside, Meadow remains with Fly. Pebble Alpha reports about strange dogs on the border and Alpha decides to go to him. On the border of the creek, they meet a Wild Pack, then they still unknown. The head is Alfa, and next to it - Beta of the Wild pack. Moon's Father-Dog asked what brought them to the border, another says that they want more territory and that it looks right. Alpha of Moon's Pack says that they are not going to give the territory of a foreign pack. Red Beta growls at them and says what they will take as much land as they need. Two packs are ready to engage, but their verbal duel is interrupted by big brown dog Fiery. He offers to hunt on the same territory and divide the spoils. Moon's Father-Dog tells hours they will discuss the proposal. The packs conclude peace union and diverge.

Coming Soon


  • The illness that plagued Moon's Pack is canine distemper or an alike illness.[8]
  • Although Moon's eyes are shown to be blue on the cover of Moon's Choice[9], they are yellow on the cover of Tales from the Packs[10].

Publication List

  • Moon's Choice (EN), HarperCollins (e-Book), 5 May 2015[11]
  • Tales from the Packs (EN), HarperCollins (e-Book), 5 May 2015[12]




  1. Revealed on HarperCollins Catalog
  2. Revealed using a word count calculator on the PDF version.
  3. Revealed in an unknown book
  4. Revealed on HarperCollins Catalog
  5. Revealed on HarperCollins Catalog
  6. The picture of the dog on the front cover of Moon's Choice is the same dog as the one on the front cover of the The Endless Lake
  7. Summary from HarperCollins Catalog
  8. Revealed on Gillian's Facebook
  9. Moon's Choice cover
  10. Tales from the Pack cover
  11. Revealed on HarperCollins Catalog
  12. Information from HarperCollins Catalog