|“||The Green Ember burns; the seed of the New World smolders. Healing is on the horizon, but a fire comes first. Bear the flame.||”|
— The final paragraph of the story, The Green Ember, p. 364
Heather's story is an account written by Heather Longtreader regarding the rescue of Smalden Joveson by her brother Picket. It helped to inspire members of the Cause across Natalia, and made the phrase "Bear the flame" into a rallying cry for loyal rabbits everywhere.