- "Now . . . now that is just plain wrong."
- ―Ivan's opinion of kingdom-bending artistry[src]
The tree was graceful with large, fuzzy, heart-shaped leaves, and fruit pods. Within those pods were developing kittens with silky white fur and bright blue eyes. Picking one before it was fully ripe killed it, much to Ivan Vorpatril's chagrin - he had bad memories about that years later.