Not too long ago, most, if not all, shapeshifters were of the wolf variety. Since then I've seen bear, feline, and even dolphin and shark. I myself have written shifters that were elephants, alligators, Newfoundlands (a "big-ass" dog), coyotes, wolf (Lupan), bear, red deer, ball python, and now a bald eagle. And in every case, I can envision how these big hulking men can morph their bodies into those forms.
But then there are those forms which leave me scratching my head. Duck shifter? Hedgehog shifter? Tarantula shifter? The vision of a man squeezing himself into that teeny-tiny form leaves me in stitches. I can see a guy or girl becoming something that's relatively equal in size and weight to their human bodies, but to shrink into a form that can be held in the palm of a hand is perplexing. Science can "explain" the former, but wouldn't it take magic to perform the latter?
What unusual shapeshifters have you run across? I'd love to hear some recommendations!
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PREDATOR OF THE PINES
Subwoofers, Book 4
Contemporary Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
by Linda Mooney
Word Count: 33.3K
$2.99 e (and coming soon to print and audio book!)
Alligator, Bear, Cougar, Deer, Eagle
They found each other by accident.
They became a team for life.
Contains culinary skills, knowledge of firearms, driving
wind and rain, a $5 bet, unbelievably tender kisses, a color
brochure, love by candlelight, and a struggle to protect the
woman who was becoming more precious to him than his own
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