However, he does have his limits; he wouldn't take on a fox and Kehaar the seagull was a bit more than he could handle. He is generally impatient, and has a funny, gutteral accent and unusual phraseology. He eventually makes it to Watership Down, where he becomes a close advisor for Hazel. Gemma Arterton is Clover: A very beautiful, strong angora rabbit, Clover mates with Holly, delivering the second litter of Watership Down. Both develop into reliable and loyal sentries.
For Frith has given the fox and the weasel cunning hearts and sharp teeth, and to the cat he has given silent feet and eyes that can see in the dark, and they are gone away from Frith's place to kill and devour all that belongs to El-ahrairah. He's not evil but he causes a lot of fear. However, he later rejects her offer to be his queen if he stops Hyzenthaly's execution, stating that he does not make deals. He was by far the most interesting person I think that I've met in the course of my life. Eventually, she leaves, taking a sizable number of rabbits with her.
Because he comes to them under a cloud due to his behaviour as part of Cowslip's warren, he works especially hard to earn the trust of his new comrades. Hazel: The main protagonist in the film. He deeply respects Campion, even after his betrayal by him, and although he often punishes and threatens Vervain, he still values him as an advisor and loyal subject. Watership Down is such a classic story in British literature. When the time comes for him to travel on, she accompanies him and helps him greatly. Despite many of his rabbits being trapped and killed, Cowslip doesn't acknowledge that anything is wrong.
If you're ready, we might go along now. Hyzenthlay Like Fiver, Hyxenthlsy has visions and is very empathetic. So Hazel decides they must help some does escape Efrafa. Uncle Remus might well have heard of him, for some of El-ahrairah's adventures are those of Brer Rabbit. Each warren is led by a council of elders, at the head of which is a chief. When Holly, Bluebell, and Pimpernel later happen into the area, Cowslip leads an attack upon these last surviving Sandleforders.
Some rabbits say he controls the weather, because the wind, the damp and the dew are friends and instruments to rabbits against their enemies. He, together with Holly, Bluebell and Pimpernel, escapes from the warren at its destruction, but the humans' poison has driven him mad, and he dies the same night. Kehaar is particularly not fond of Vervain and calls him 'ugly bunny'. He is described as the largest rabbit anyone has ever seen, and thought by Holly to be the one rabbit that is more than a match for Bigwig. He's an okay guy who just happens to be on the wrong side of things. Vervain disliked this, and told Campion how he wanted to make her fear him, and almost attacked her until Campion protested, and jumped in the way. He is very loyal to Hazel and thrives on his encouragement.
Fiver is small and awkward, but he sees things that no other rabbits see. He looks up to Hazel and looks to him for protection and guidance. He is instrumental in luring the Nuthanger Farm dog into the Efrafans during the siege of Watership Down. All lapines have proficiency in the skill. The Siege of Watership Down Days later, the rabbits of Watership Down are alerted of the presence of Woundwort and a small army from Efrafa who are approaching Watership Down. Realizing he can't bwat Bigwig, Woundwort leaves the tunnel.
I hope it turns out well. Despite this, the others give him a wide berth because of his demeanor, which turns out to be a product of a strange encounter he had as a youngster. In the Netflix series, he is only mentioned briefly by another Owsla member. In the end, he is taken by the Black Rabbit of Inlé to the shadow lands along with most of the Darkhaven rabbits. The pike rushed at it, bit it and left it in disgust.
He also refuses to help Bigwig when he's trapped in the farmer's snare. His visions guide his considerable wisdom, such as when he realizes the true danger of the snared warren, which wins him the respect of his fellows who come to accept his counsel without question. After men destroy the Sandleford Warren, he escapes and finds the Watership Down rabbits, though he is wounded and exhausted. A rabbit who is tough, stern and has a really deep sense of family. In the end, Campion turns against Woundwort to save his friend's warren, yet sacrifices himself to save Woundwort from a falling boulder. He refuses to respect any of his elders including Hazel and Bigwig , but learns sense when his disobedience nearly brings him to his death at the bottom of a well.
After the death of his mate, Nildro-hain, by a snare a threat that is common in his warren and has come to be accepted, but not talked about , Strawberry asks to join the Sandleford rabbits. Mythology, Story, and Community Adams gives his rabbits their own mythology or folklore, expressed in stories they share. Woundwort: And I told you that I would kill you myself! Leadership and Sacrifice As their quest continues, Hazel emerges as the clear leader of the group. He doesn't have the feel of the biblical God, perhaps more like the God found in Ted Hughes's stories - which fits the often slightly whimsical tone of the El-ahrairah tales, as though they're not expected to be taken entirely seriously. At the same time, any wandering, unknown rabbit is required to be brought to his warren to keep the number of bucks in line with the disproportionate number of does. She appears to reciprocate, or at least be aware of Hazel's feelings. Later, at Cowslip's warren, Hazel mentions her, and the possibility that they left Sandleford over nothing, to which Fiver responds that she was the one who betrayed them and told Captain Holly about the escape, which devastates Hazel.