Shape shifters One form of limitations could be that the shapeshifter needs an animal pelt, such as the selkie skin, or forms of the werecreature myths. In some werecreature myths, the person could only shift with the removal of clothes, and only become h
The shapeshifter was pretty spot-on with his Ford impersonation<Well, he did seem to be around him since hatching. And probably was imprisoned there for how long? It makes sense that he's got it down pat
As a fantasy, the Shapeshifter lets the reader escape the everyday world. As a “two-faced” mechanism, the Shapeshifter helps show the character’s inner conflict or unease about certain situations. And as a punishment, the The Shapeshifter adds some much needed oomph to the stakes. We know authors love the Shapeshifter archetype because the character appears in sequels too– think Polyjuice Potion in subsequent Harry Potter novels and the werewolves in the Twilight Saga.