- The Black Axe - Em of Appleloft recruits her distant kin Celanawe for her quest to find the legendary Black Axe, a weapon forged by their ancestor Farrer. They travel to the island of Ildur and retrieve the weapon, though at a great cost.
- Four seasons after beginning his quest, Celanawe returns to the Territories. He travels to Shorestone and inherits the title of "The Black Axe."
- Matriarch Bronwyn is killed by a stray wolf. She is succeeded by Elanore.
- Winter War of 1149 - Led by Lord Rampaul, the weasels of Darkheather mustered as an army and invaded the Mouse Territories. After a series of skirmishes, the young Matriarch of the time, Gwendolyn, was forced to declare war on the fearsome mustelids with her Guardmice. After many lives lost to both sides, the weasels retreated - leaving the mice of the Territories a hard-earned victory.
- Lockhaven conspiracy - The Guardmice Kenzie, Saxon and Lieam embarked on a Territory-wide investigation after finding an illegal map of Lockhaven in the wagon of a deceased grain peddler.
- Battle of Lockhaven - Midnight's Army arrived at Lockhaven's gates and the battle for the Territories began. After many casualties on both sides, the Axe Army was defeated and the traitor himself banished beyond the Scent Border.
- Journeys for supplies - After the tragic events of the previous Fall, Gwendolyn sent groups of her mice to acquire food and medicine from the settlements of the Territories. After encountering problems with both the wildlife and weather, Kenzie's group was split up and forced to find separate routes back to Lockhaven.
- Passing of the Axe - After being separated from the group, Celanawe began to teach Lieam in the ways of the Black Axe.