As Matthias is lost deep in Asmodeus's caverns, Cluny digs his way under Redwall, taking advantage of the exhausted Redwallers and the absence of Matthias. Using the sword to escape the caverns and ...
In the kitchens of Redwall Abbey, MATTIMEO son of Matthias The Warrior and Cornflower, fights VITCH, a mean little rat. Mattimeo is punished by his father for discourtesy to a guest. But Mattimeo's ...
A shadow has fallen on the shore of the Eastern sea, a shadow called Marshank. In this cold stone fortress a stoat named Badrang holds dozens of innocent creatures as slaves, part of his ... See full summary »
Matthias, a young novice is marking ten years after he was adopted by an abbey named Redwall after his home and family were destroyed by the vicious Rat warlord, Cluny the Scourge. While he has grown to value and respect the peaceful philosophies of the order, he dreams of becoming a great warrior like the order's greatest member, Martin the Warrior. That dream becomes most relevent when the abbey is besieged by Cluny himself. The abbey is determined to resist in what becomes a war of arms, will and wits. Now, Matthias must protect his home with everything he can contribute, while he discovers that a tapestry depicting the history of Martin, is really a prophesy and clues about himself... Written by
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As an older fan I think I speak for many people my age (20 years old) when I say that this show focuses more on the entertainment of younger children and therefore left the rest of us older viewers feel as though we were forgotten. Although the animation was clean and well done and the music did have that mid evil/epic aspect to it, the re-written story lacked maturity. I think it is safe to say that even though the book series is geared toward young adults, a child's cartoon only hinders the epic potential that this story contains. If someone where to try and bring the series to the big screen, I would recommend using the TV series as a reference, but not a template because it did do some things right.
If you are a fan of the books, you are kind of taking a gamble with the TV series; either you'll like it or you'll hate it.
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