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Douglas Smith

Dream Flight

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,933 words (18 minutes)

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

Lilith Hoyl is a Heroka of the bird totem—a shapeshifter who hates the humans who killed her mate and hunt her kind. But when she meets a young girl awaiting a critical operation, their mutual love for birds brings joy back into both their lives. "One expects magic with this set-up, and magic does, indeed, follow, but pain cannot be forever vanquished… The story charms as well as pains. … Smith avoids all the pitfalls and gives us something bittersweet instead." —Fantasy Literature

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Douglas Smith

A Bird in the Hand

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 4,233 words (16 minutes) · 1 view

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

AURORA AWARD FINALIST — Lilith Hoyl awakes to find herself a prisoner in a top-secret government laboratory. To win her freedom, all she needs to do is prove that she’s human. “A very interesting turn-around story, in which our expectations are upended at the last minute. ...a good read, and sadly, far too relevant to our own present world.” —The Billion Light-Year Bookshelf

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Douglas Smith

Spirit Dance

Published Mar 21, 2020 · 6,883 words (26 minutes)

Fantasy urban fantasy shapeshifting Shape-shifter Heroka

AURORA AWARD WINNER — Prequel to THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD — The Heroka, an ancient race of shapeshifters, draw their vitality from their totem animals. Gwyn Blaidd, a Heroka of the wolf totem, has lived as a recluse since a deadly battle with the Tainchel, the covert agency that hunts the Heroka, cost him the woman he loved. But when an old friend sets out to kill a powerful logging baron, Gwyn must again face the Tainchel—and his own dark past.

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Maria Haskins

True Words – or, Kirke’s Bed and Breakfast

Published Oct 21, 2019 · 969 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 565 views

Fantasy mythology shapeshifting odysseus Greece Kirke

A girl on a beach, looking for the word that sets her free.

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Novae Caelum

Evaluation Notes for Candidates in the Shape-shifter Intelligence Program

Published Apr 4, 2019 · 1,109 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes · 647 views

Horror Science Fiction espionage nonbinary lgbtq+ transgender near future shapeshifting

When a government agency develops a shape-shifter program and requires participants to play roles across genders and sexes, the participants discover both enlightening and deeply unsettling things about themselves and the program's agenda. (This story is ownvoices. And raw. There is a content warning for dysphoria and transphobia. There are also moments of self-discovery. It has my full heart.)

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Joyce Reynolds-Ward

River-Kissed

Published Mar 11, 2019 · 3,991 words (15 minutes) · 311 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction post-apocalypse River shapeshifting transformation journey

An older woman seeks transformation in order to help her people. But can she successfully complete her pilgrimage and join with the River? Originally published in Alma Alexander's anthology RIVER.

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