That’s something I didn’t understand when I read Voyage of the Dawn Treader as a kid. The following information originates from the Chronicles of Narnia movies, as opposed to C. S. Lewis' chronicles. The stress, the uncertainty, the real loss that we are experiencing, all those things are piling on us and many of us are struggling to cope. We may not have the same excitement that Reepicheep does. Where the waves grow sweet, She had cancer, and after a four-year journey she crested that final wave taking her from this world and into the bright mountains beyond the sun. The only first-hand description of Aslan's Country comes from Eustace Scrubb and Jill Pole's brief visits there (extraordinarily, while still alive – the only humans to have ever experienced such an event) at the beginning and end of their quest to find Prince Rilian. Thus, Reepicheep, who sails alone atop a giant blue wave to enter Aslan’s country, is like Elijah, the great prophet who didn’t die but entered Heaven in bodily form. Aslan was at first reluctant to restore what Reepicheep considered "the honour and glory of a mouse", for fear it wo… ", a description he didn't appreciate much. They are “too old” but in a different way than Peter and Susan. Let us be generous in expressing our love for one another, and until we must part, let’s enjoy this great adventure as fellow travelers. Reepicheep joyfully welcomes Eustace back. And what is the good of anything?”. Reepicheeps dream was to travel to the country where Aslan lives and after having crossed the sea along with the rest of the crew of the Dawn Treader; Aslan allowed Reepicheep to enter his country therefore allowing the mouse to fulfil his dream. Reepicheep welcomes Edmund and Lucy back. As an adult rereading Voyage of the Dawn Treader, I couldn’t help but think of the last days of my closest friend. Receive notification by email when a new comment is added. Lewis wouldn’t—indeed, didn’t—say it that way. Wiz: Exactly. However, the love between Reepicheep and his followers (evidenced by their willingness to cut off their own tails if Reepicheep had to go without his) eventually convinced the Lion, and the mouse regained his tail. The children immediately want to know how they can get to Aslan’s Country. Aslan sends the three children back to England, telling Edmund and … He was about "two feet tall", weighed about "seven pounds", with dark fur that was almost black (golden-brown in the films), and looked, according to Lucy, "so cute! The voyage is also a spiritual quest, particularly for Reepicheep the mouse, who is seeking Aslan’s country and ‘the utter east’. ), there is value in remembering these things. Although he is only about two feet tall (or maybe because he is only two feet tall), his greatest concern in life is honor. They are then blown to Narnia by Aslan's breath. When the time has come, it has come. Aslan tells them that they must enter through their own world and in their own time. Also aboard the ship is its captain Lord Drinian, his first mate Rhince, and the children's old friend Reepicheep, an irritable but highly honorable talking mouse. Behind him was Cair Paravel. Nov 4, 2018 - I’m back! When he did this, Reepicheep began to whip him with the flat of his blade until he was forced to apologise. This time when I read Voyage I felt Lewis was describing those final few weeks with my friend and her family, the few of us who were with her at that time. Anyone who saw PC would know that. He won most games, even though the pieces were large and required him to use both paws to move them about the board. The ship returns to Ramandu's island, the lost lords awaken, and Caspian marries Ramandu's daughter. The Silver Chair. Mostly for good (he’s the first to make friends with the poor endragoned Eustace) though sometimes he’s hard-headed, unable to compromise, or jumps too quickly into unnecessary adventures. He also promises to defend him from the rest of the crew when one of them threatens to eat Eustace during the time when they were running out of food. That’s it. *The very end where he actually goes to Aslan's Country. Lewis doesn’t dwell on all that, but as the Dawn Treader leaves the human children and Reepicheep in the sea of lilies and heads for home, the King orders all the flags on the ship to be flown, and every shield to be hung out in their honor: Tall and big and homelike she looked from their low position with the lilies all round them. However, it is not known if this was the same sword that he had thrown into the sea at the World’s End. Though we couldn't run as fast, we never tired, never slowed, and within a few minutes, we could see Aslan waiting up ahead. He says that he would gladly give up his sword for the pleasure of going. Reepicheep lays down his sword and goes into Aslan's Country and you don't know what happens. "Your Majesty, with the greatest respect, I am NOT cute! Reepicheep was one of the Talking Mice of Narnia, and was their leader. “And at once.” There’s nothing to be done, no way to change the schedule or control it. Centuries later, when Reepicheep greeted the Seven Friends of Narnia to Aslan’s Country, it was noted that he had a long sword on his person. King Caspian eventually realizes he won’t be allowed to follow this journey to its end. Anyone who knows anything about Reepicheep knows that this is a HUGE thing for Reepicheep. Reepicheep was exceedingly brave, a trait apparently shared by all Narnian Mice. At the beginning of The Silver Chair, Eustace Scrubb and Jill Pole escape from bullies at a boarding school in England and find themselves in Aslan's Country, where they meet Aslan. In Christian tradition, lilies (though usually not water lilies) are likewise symbols of purity, the virgin Mary and the Annunciation in Catholic tradition, and of course, the resurrection of Jesus. Eustace released him and apologised out of fear, after which Reepicheep looked at him curiously for a second, and then challenged him to a duel. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan’s country, or shot over the edge of the world into some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise.” ― Reepicheep “Stop it,” spluttered Eustace, “go away. The voyage of the dawn treader (enhanced edition), p.28, harper collins. Matt Mikalatos is the author of the YA fantasy The Crescent Stone. Susan is also a hospital chaplain, and has experience walking through end-of-life conversations with families who find themselves, often unexpectedly, at world’s end. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. You can follow him on Twitter or connect on Facebook. Reepicheep is a Talking Mouse from Narnia, the Chief of his people, and an old friend of Lucy and Edmund from their adventures in the previous book, Prince Caspian. Click the button below to learn more! Things like food became less central to our days, both for us as grief and stress settled deeper in, and for her as her body began to shut down. The beautiful music and mountains, two images Lewis associated with “joy,” are visible only briefly before Reepicheep disappears into Aslan’s country alone. She has a keen eye for human beings, and writes about the human condition in a way that gives insight and shows paths forward for us. After this incident taught Eustace humility and kindness, the two of them became good friends. “I will not tell you how long or short the way will be; only that it lies across a river. At the end, when they finally reached the end of the world, Reepicheep implored Aslan to let him enter his country. Reepicheep is descended from the mice who helped cut Aslan's bonds at the Stone Table. As for Reepicheep and his friends, they say goodbye well. Eustace refused at first, claiming to be a pacificst, but Reepicheep goaded him into it, and then he actually went ahead with the sword fight. This was apparently because Reepicheep was secretly worried about how others perceived him. Aslan tells him and the others, however, that, once they go to Aslan’s country, they cannot return. Yet though Lucy shed a few tears she could not feel it as much as you might have expected. Reepicheep reminds him that not all would return from the journey and Caspian shouted, “Will no one silence that Mouse?”, Aslan gently confronts Caspian about this. Our Privacy Notice has been updated to explain how we use cookies, which you accept by continuing to use this website. Lilies as far as they can see. We knew it would happen sooner or later. Peter, Edmund and I had no hope of catching up, but we ran after him. Alone. There is grief and pain for those left behind, but for one like Reepicheep, who has been living his whole life seeking Aslan’s Country, there’s a joyous pleasure to that final journey. They don’t need to eat anymore, or even to sleep, and though the water is still they are moving with incredible speed, caught in a narrow current. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. I am thinking about these five things, trying to make sure there is no one out there who I need to forgive or ask forgiveness from. Are there people to whom I need to say goodbye? So here they are, the five things that we all want to hear or say before we pass from this world into the next: As we are experiencing this time of forced separation (or forced togetherness! He comforts him when he is first turned into a dragon, and rarely leaves his side by riding upon his head. After the humans waded toward the island, where they met Aslan, he sailed over the edge of the Narnian world and reached Aslan's Country, fulfilling his life-long wish. "No." The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Reepicheep comforts Eustace in his Dragon form. Reepicheep That’s really the core of the book. Reepicheep is leaving this world, but so are the Pevensies. Reepicheep on the Dawn Treader's figurehead. Ok, i was watching Voyage of the Dawn Treader and they mention Aslan's Country several times in the film. We went to a small park in Portland, me on a bench and she in her wheelchair, and stared at the water lilies in the pond below us. Companion to Narnia (2005). There’s not a lot of mystery in Lewis’s intended metaphor of Aslan’s Country and what it is, but Lewis explained it at least once in a letter, when he said, “…of course anyone in our world who devotes his whole life to seeking Heaven will be like Reepicheep.”. When those days come I hope to share my love with them honestly, and raise all the flags and hang out all the shields in their honor. These appear to be water lilies, which in Hinduism and Buddhism are often symbolic of purity, resurrection, and enlightenment. Discover and share Reepicheep Aslan S Country Quotes. Aslan gave the mice the ability to talk as a reward for their kindness. Reepicheep was there to greet the Seven Friends of Narnia, when they arrived after the Narnian world ended, into Aslan's Country, saying: -. Aslan brings Eustace and his classmate Jill to Narnia. In the 2008 Prince Caspian, Reepicheep also fought with the Narnians during the Telmarine Castle Night Raid. He participated in the Second Battle of Beruna, and suffered near-fatal wounds in the fight. Reepicheep doesn’t know, but a dryad prophesied these words over him: Where sky and water meet, During the night of the raid, they crept into Miraz's Castle, binding and gagging a cat along the way, and lowering the draw-bridge for the Narnian raiders to enter the castle. ", "But a tail is the honour and glory of a Mouse.". Some of us are looking for Aslan’s Country, others may have questions or doubts, or not believe in Aslan at all. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Reepicheep swears his loyalty to Caspian. To withdraw your consent, see Your Choices. When she sinks, I shall swim east with my four paws. During the voyage, he had some minor scrapes with Eustace Scrubb, who showed the mouse no respect and once swung him around by his tail. Edmund is only 12 and Lucy is 10 or 11 in Voyage, both of them still younger than Peter or Susan were old when they first walked through that wardrobe. Affiliation Jul 1, 2016 - Discover and share Reepicheep Aslan S Country Quotes. Doubt not, Reepicheep, The sword was very nearly as long as his own tail, with a slightly flexible blade that was made of dwarf-tempered steel. As they come closer to world’s end they see the land beyond: so beautiful it would break your heart, as Lucy says. We knew. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. But do not fear that, for I am the great Bridge Builder.”, Lewis shows us in this book that the most important thing in life is to be people who are growing in our characters (we’ll have a full post about that idea soon). Reepicheep wielded a rapier sword, but it is unknown exactly from where he got it. In fact, there is a tradition that says when Jesus began to sweat blood while praying to be released from torment on the cross, that lilies grew wherever his blood fell. And when Eustace was changed back into a boy, Reepicheep expressed delight in seeing his young charge changed back. And, indeed, Lewis avoids even speaking of death in these scenes. He and his followers run through the battle and plunge their rapiers into an unsuspecting enemy's foot, causing him … Do the people I love know that I love them? On one island, Eustace is turned into a dragon and, when Aslan un-dragons him, he is a much kinder boy. Reepicheep riding the wave on the last stage of his quest for Aslan's Country. (Her most recent book is a collection of short stories, All Worlds Are Real. 3. Caspian tells the others about his interaction with Aslan: “And he said—he said—oh, I can’t bear it. The respect due to a knight (chapter 2) reepicheep: This particular article was originally meant to be the last in our series on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, rather than the second, but in the unique space we find ourselves at this moment, I decided to write it early. Want to invite me to speak or teach at your church, ministry, workshop, seminar, or conference? Peter breathed. Ford, Paul. He is on his final adventure and there is no need for violence in the land he will soon enter. Reepicheep at the gates to Aslan's Country. In addition to helping Caspian with his quest, Reepicheep hopes to discover Aslan's Country, the fabled home of the lion deity who defeated the tyrannical White Witch in the first installment. He has responsibilities in Narnia. Saved by Rebekah Saunders. Boomstick: Aslans country? Talking Mouse He also welcomed the Seven Friends of Narnia to Aslan’s Country after Aslan ended the Narnian world. And I hope that on the day when I walk over the bridge from our world into the next, that my friend will be waiting for me, standing at the garden gate in Aslan’s Country, eager to greet me and welcome me to a new world, and a new adventure. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. When he did this, Reepicheep made a brief threat for him to release his tail, as he viewed the tail that Aslan gave him as nothing short but sacred, by aiming his sword at him. And when i can swim no longer, if i have not reached aslan's country, or shot over the edge of the world into some vast cataract, i shall sink with my nose to the sunrise. Her work is often heartbreaking, compassionate, and wise, and always beautiful. In our culture, which generally avoids any serious discussion of death, we’re being reminded of it every day. In the 2010 film The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Reepicheep was not so easily angered by Eustace's antics as he was in the book. The first book I read of hers was The Necessary Beggar, which I also love.). Right now on my social media and in my friend circles, people are talking about this journey we are on. Whether we have recently lost loved ones, or know someone who is sick, we can’t escape the conversation. “My own plans are made. Susan says, “These didn’t originate with me; they’re common knowledge in EOL circles, and I can’t remember where I first encountered them.” We both looked for a source but couldn’t find whomever originated these, but I think they are both helpful and wise. There are tears and hugs and yes, there is grief. For Lewis, to enter into Aslan’s Country after a life well lived is a thing to be eagerly anticipated. Edmund and Lucy aren’t “too old” because of the number of birthdays they’ve celebrated. He took part in the Narnian Revolution, nearly getting killed in the process, and also sailed with Caspian on the Dawn Treader to the End of the World. 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Rapier They are “too old” because they have learned all they are able to learn in Narnia, and it is time for the next lesson. The land appeared to be at the top of tall mountain… It is time, Aslan tells them, for them to grow closer to their own world. Reep has gone on to be in Aslan’s Country, and it is a place far more beautiful and wonderful than Britain or Narnia, or any other place in our … Reepicheep sailed with Caspian on the Dawn Treader to the end of the world. See also: Reepicheep/personality. “My own plans are made. He leaps into his little coracle as soon as he can and the last they see of him is his silhouette against the green wave as he journeys on his last great adventure, full of joy. For the most part, Reepicheep refuses to let his size limit what he can do. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.”. Throughout the film, Reepicheep appears to have something of a parent relationship with Eustace, as he takes it upon himself to teach him about fencing, honour and courage. That last wave was looming over us. He allows them to say their goodbyes, even to hug him, but he’s struggling trying to contain his excitement. I asked her to remind me of something I had seen her share once before: the “five last things” that people need to hear and say before they pass from this world and into the next. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Reepicheep's problems with Eustace ended on Dragon Island, when Eustace was temporarily turned into a Dragon. Queen Lucy healed most of his injuries with her magic cordial, but was not able to restore his severed tail. That’s something I didn’t understand when I read Voyage of the Dawn Treader as a kid. *smile* And today, we’re discussing Reepicheep’s last appearance in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader for the God in Narnia Series. Lucy tries to comfort him: “Caspian, dear. Is it, as Lucy asks, the sort of country one could sail to? Don’t you mean this worlds version of heaven? Reepicheep had always had an adventurous spirit, which together with his skill with a sword led him to eventually becoming leader of all Narnia's mice. There was a stillness, and a sense that time didn’t pass the same way, that we were barely moving but also rushing toward a conclusion. “You must learn to know me by that name. Aslan said. Reepicheep during the Battle of Aslan's How. Alone. Every other thing in life—gold or riches, power, quests—means very little in the face of leaving this world and entering the next. Thank you for keeping the discussion, and our community, civil and respectful. Reepicheep was the only native Narnian to travel toward the end of the world with Edmund, Lucy and Eustace, after the Silver Sea became too shallow for the Dawn Treader. They were admitted briefly, to receive the four signs for finding Rilian, before being blown by Aslan through the air into Narnia. And if you have watched it (spoiler alert!) None of us have been there, and even those who hope to see Aslan’s Country may have caught only the barest glimpse of the great green mountains beyond the last wave at world’s end. Presumably, this occurred before the Narnian Revolution, though how he came to do this is unknown. Aslan allowed him to enter, telling him: -. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan’s country, or shot over the edge of the world into some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise.” He states very clearly that this is what he's longed for his entire life. He has a name in our world, too. Species After he was healed, he was made a knight of the Most Noble Order of the Lion by Caspian, after he himself was knighted by Peter, along with Trufflehunter and Trumpkin. In the films, Reepicheep's fur is golden-brown coloured, while in the books it is described as being very dark, almost black. When they reach the world's end, Aslan appears as a lamb before returning to his usual form. When they reach the end of the world, Reepicheep goes on to Aslan's country and was never heard from again. Angered, Reepicheep challenged him to a duel, but he declined on the grounds of being a pacifist. Tools The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (BBC), Prince Caspian & The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (BBC), The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Animated), Disney and Walden media film of Prince Caspian, film adaptation of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, https://narnia.fandom.com/wiki/Reepicheep?oldid=52688. The worst thing he could have said. "Cair Paravel." It’s a gorgeous world, and they glimpse it for just a handful of seconds. Reepicheep is seeking Heaven in his daily life, and it changes the way he treats the people around him. Do the people who have changed my life for the better know that I am thankful? Until that day, my friends, be well. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. Aslan took off, his powerful legs propelling him into the distance. Jul 8, 2016 - Discover and share Reepicheep Aslan S Country Quotes. To find all you seek, Aslan's Country was a divine and legendary land that was visible (but not normally accessible) from the world of Narnia in the sky beyond the earthly atmosphere to the farthest east of the Great Eastern Ocean, ruled by the Emperor-beyond-the-Sea and his son, Aslan.It lay beyond the Silver Sea and the Utter East, and indeed ringed around the entire world, as well as above the Stars of its sky. Reepicheep lived before and during the reign of Caspian X, and was completely loyal and faithful to Aslan. His honor was very important to him, even to the point where Aslan had to warn him that he thought too much of his honor. Most likely, he would have had it made for him by Dwarf weapon-smiths inside the Shuddering Woods, since he couldn't have left there. Reepicheep throws away his sword. In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Reepicheep accompanies Caspian on his voyage in the hope of finding Aslan's Country at the end of the world. Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Last Battle (appearance). You must be a registered user to subscribe to threads. Not because I wanted to die, but because I wanted more time with my friend. He won’t need it any longer. Prince caspian and the voyage of the dawn treader. For some, like Reepicheep, it may be the culmination of everything we have been seeking over the years. The whole voyage could be seen as a quest for the numinous, for heaven, for Aslan’s country (Christ’s kingdom), and for salvation; representative of the … Here’s a great column at Matt Mikalatos at tor.com: On Grief, Joy, and Saying Goodbye: Reepicheep and Aslan’s Country In the end, Reepicheep dies. Aslan was at first reluctant to restore what Reepicheep considered "the honour and glory of a mouse", for fear it would encourage the mouse's pride. He shows Reepicheep (a Talking Mouse) the way to his country. After saying his goodbyes to everyone else, Reepicheep then said farewell to a teary-eyed Eustace who wanted to know if he would ever see him again. Then at the end of the story, Reepicheep is able to fulfill his pursuit of Aslan’s Country, which also results in him saving everyone on the ship. The ship reaches the World's End, Reepicheep goes to Aslan's country, and the children go home. In fact, he says the opposite, right in the text of the novel: While no one can claim to have seen Reepicheep from the moment he crested the great wave at the end of the world, Lewis says, “my belief is that he came safe to Aslan’s country and is alive there to this day.”. He was loyal to the death, willing to fight and die for his King and Lord. The resounding loneliness of losing a loved one can’t be exaggerated. Reepicheep and Eustace's relationship is a lot different in the. Queen Lucy healed most of his injuries with her magic cordial, but was not able to restore his severed tail. Reepicheep says that a Dryad sung him the song about the Utter East, but how could that be, since the Dryads were all trapped in their slumber? Reepicheep going to aslans country. He believes it is possible to sail there because when he was a baby, a dryad prophesied: Where sky and water meet, Where the waves grow sweet, Doubt not, Reepicheep, To find all you seek, There is the utter East. Calla lilies are often used to represent the same sentiments at funerals—both the hope of resurrection and the restored purity and innocence of those who have passed. “Yes, but this is sooner.” We held hands and I wept. His second-in-command was Peepiceek. I hope that will be true for each of us. This novel is, in many ways, about the preparations we make for the moment when we reach world’s end, and Lewis’s ideas and thoughts about it may be helpful for us. Aslan appears at various points of the journey to provide guidance. He loves a fight. Aslan told him that Reepicheep, Edmund, Lucy, and Eustace were to sail on to the ends of the world, while he returned to Narnia to rule. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Edmund and Eustace can never even speak again of what they saw. From the time he was a pup, Reepicheep was told that he would reach the utter East and come to Aslan’s Country. The light, the silence, the tingling smell of the Silver Sea, even (in some odd way) the loneliness itself, were too exciting. Enjoy! They had come to a strange line of white in the water: lilies. What is the good of anything? And even before she was out of sight they saw her turn and begin rowing slowly westward. You knew we’d have to go back to our own world sooner or later.”, Caspian, sobbing, replies, “Yes, but this is sooner.”. Upon reaching the world’s end, he threw his sword across the Silver Sea, having no further use for it, and where it landed its hilt remained above the surface before it sank. The Chronicles of Narnia Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. You’re to go on—Reep and Edmund, and Lucy, and Eustace; and I’m to go back. They have outgrown Narnia, and they need another world, a different world, to continue to grow. When Eustace got scared and was about to flee from the Green Mist around Dark Island, Reepicheep talked him into going back and facing his fear. 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