Grey cold stony walls, a castle interior. The beautiful
Shapeshifter lady starts telling a novel.
The Shapeshifters are a wizards race, able to magically change
their appearence into that of several animals. They are the masters
of a realm, now in peace, after several
years of wars, thanks to an unhoped alliance with the human race.
They have a double nature, eternally suspended between animal
istinct and human
rationality. They are natural predators and conquerers, now in
danger of extintion. After
the elemental wars they are slowly learning how to rule their
istinct to have a more
rational and illuminated attitude towards political and social
After Shapeshifters won the terrible war against Elementals, 23
years ago, after the
alliance with human race, they had to limit their powers, imposing
to themselves the
"Vow of Shape Keeping." wich keeps them from completely turn their
shape into that of
They also are easily recognizable because of a mark, a tattoo under
their left eye.
originally posted by Michael Binary on 2007-04-26, no edits, entryid=7536