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  • Both of these women, in taking on roles separate from what their society expects of them, mirror the shapechanging werewolves in the story.

    Today Through History

  • Like, for The Moonlight Mistress I knew wolves were a symbol of the wild, but linking the shapechanging idea to the human characters sank into my my mind gradually, influenced by something a transgendered woman had once told me about feeling she was a real-life shapechanger.

    Musings on Discovering/Implementing Theme in The Moonlight Mistress

  • I decided that acting outside of conventional gender roles was also, in a way, like shapechanging, and I had plenty of characters who did that, whether by dressing and acting as the opposite gender, or performing a job usually associated with the other gender, or simply by not having a heteronormative sex life.

    Musings on Discovering/Implementing Theme in The Moonlight Mistress

  • Like, I knew wolves were a symbol of the wild, but the shapechanging idea linked to humans sank into my my mind gradually, influenced by something a transgendered woman had once told me.

    Choosing Your Paranormal Creature

  • Poog became a tall, gray-haired Revered Son of Paladine as Glert watched Hewick lift the shapechanging spell.

    Father Swarat

  • And since Sylar has shapechanging abilities now, he instinctively morphs into Nathan.

    Review: Heroes: Season 4.1 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Why should, say, shapechanging jaguars change into white men, when jaguars are native to the Americas and white people are not?

    Paranormal Appropriation

  • I'd be interested in hearing about other examples of shapechanging in relation to intimacy in romances, or in erotica.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I love that in Marjorie Liu's Dirk and Steele series, the shapechanging cheetah from my favorite of her books, Shadow Touch, is African, and even gets his own story told in The Last Twilight.

    Paranormal Appropriation

  • On one level, you have the actual plot, which involves mysterious and deadly artifacts, a dangerous race of oily, shapechanging creatures, a lich, and a prophecy.

    Reviews: Blackstaff & Blackstaff Tower, by Steven E. Schend

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