Ashfire Island is the name of an island somewhere around Whitewings that has a volcano or "fire mountain" as the animals in the books refer to it, it is first talked about in book 2. Almond and Cedar originally came from Ashfire but had to leave when the volcano erupted. The water there is poisonous to those who were not born on Ashfire. When Sepia drink it, she get ill. And only fur from a animal from the island can heel them. Queen Cedar take of her fur and Urchin from his mothers bracelet.