The Deputy is a warrior who is chosen to be second-in-command behind the leader. When the leader dies, the deputy is to take over.
A deputy is appointed by the leader in charge of the Clan. A newly appointed leader must make a decision on his/her deputy before moonhigh.
When the leader dies/retires, the deputy takes over.
A deputy must mentor at least one apprentice.
- Assist the leader in his/her tasks
- Assign patrols or hunting parties
- Fill in the leader's duties when they are sick/injured
A deputy may have to retire during deputyship. Such as Tawnyspots did in Bluestar's Prophecy. Then, the leader shall appoint a new deputy. The deputy may retire due to injury or old age.