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How long can stubble get before it becomes clear it isn't made of human hair?

The werewolves in my setting have a problem. Letting humanity at large know that either they or any other sort of magical creature actually exists is illegal, and so they have to pretend to be human. ...
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What would it take to, in 1998, soundproof a room against someone with the hearing of a wolf?

So, my story, set in America in 1998, has werewolves. I'm not quite sure how good their hearing is going to be, but bare minimum, even when in human form, they can hear as well as a real-life wolf can....
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Is it possible for a blood type AB person to become type O temporarily?

I need a temporary mechanism for blood type switches for my modern love story, the protagonist is a werewolf and would transform every time when there is a full moon. I was thinking maybe a certain ...
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How do werewolves cope with integration into human society with tough ban on transformation? [closed]

In my world werewolves are humans but would transform into part man part wolf when they stares at round and shiny object such as a full moon, the humans knew about it and even extended their welcome ...
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Werewolves change gradually according to the phases of the moon. What made people think they only change on the full moon? [closed]

The werewolves in my story change gradually, being fully human on the new moon and being fully wolf when the moon is at its fullest. They only lose their minds on the night of the full moon. If that ...
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What is one change a society of mostly humans would make to coexist with a class of werewolf-like super beings?

(I have edited this post for clarification) Context I am currently designing a world where there is a species of werewolf-like beings. They call themselves the Amali and live side by side with humans. ...
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Werewolves have the same fur color as their human form's hair color. What gave humans the idea that they're all gray?

In my setting, every mythical humanoid creature humanity ever came up with (and most of the non-humanoid ones too, though it's more complicated there) either exists, or at one point used to exist ...
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Why don't werewolves incorporate silver into their arsenal since it proves effective against the terrorist?

Since their decisive defeats at the hand of the Hellsing Corps thousand of years ago, the werewolves has gone into hiding disguising themselves among the population in many cities worldwide. Each and ...
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How can my town be public knowledge while still keeping outsiders out?

My story is set in the early 1990s, and it's about various races of immortal humanoid mythical creatures living amongst humanity in secret. The main setting is a town in America that's been around for ...
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The History of Werewolf Fashion, Part 1: the 2000s

What follows is the first in what will be a series of questions I'll be asking in the hopes of solving a problem I'm running into with one of the species in my story: the werewolf, and the particular ...
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How would a modern military deal with an organized uprising from a group of werewolves?

I remember hearing in a discussion about modern geopolitics and military strategy how modern terrorist groups for a Western liberal democracy. The technological advantage most modern militaries have ...
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Chances of hiding a werewolf tail?

Werewolves in my setting turn during full moons. They appear very wolf-like aside from modified hips, legs, arms and neck allowing for a bipedal stance in addition to the quadrupedal stance. Mass ...
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Werewolf Size Calculation

Hypothetically if a human were to turn into a wolf, their legs would stay the same length, if not appearing slightly shorter due to the bending of digitigrade legs, but how big would a wolf be if it ...
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Lycanthropy & clothing

In a medieval fantasy setting, if you had to regularly deal with transforming into a beast that's taller, stronger, and that have a much larger build overall than your frail priestess body, what would ...
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Evolution of werewolves

contrary to popular belief Werewolves are not actually cursed or infected humans but rather there own separate species. some basic characteristics of these Werewolves include: are carnivores live in ...
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Possibly difficulties of mass producing silver bullets

Other than obvious increase in price what are the functional difficulties in using and mass producing silver bullets to kill were wolves?
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Werewolves and sense of smell, what is reasonable for them to accomplish with it?

I was thinking of a story with a Werewolf as a detective, using mostly conversational skills and his sense of smell to solve crimes similar to many of the UK types of detective stories (Morse, Lewis, ...
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How practical or impractical would a werewolf mount be? [closed]

Got this idea in my head the other day. How big would a werewolf have to be to accommodate a human's weight? Twice the size? Anatomy wise there are bipedal but are capable of running on all fours. As ...
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Real life explanation of inheritance of werewolves' curse

Let us imagine later medieval society, very close to our 15 century society. This society struggled with Great Plague. The legends say, that they signed a pact with some supernatural forces, and the ...
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