Werewolves have always been considered an evil creature in fiction and movies, such as my all-time favorite American Werewolf in London.
They are humans who were unfortunately bitten by another werewolf and inflicted with a curse to transform into a werewolf during a fool moon. The transformation process is long and painful. Once they become the werewolf their human side cease to exist. They act and reason like a wolf with no conscious or remorse and determined to feed on human flesh.
However, there is a growing trend in movies and books were werewolves are being portrayed more human than beast. For instance Jacob in New Moon, he can transform at will into a werewolf without a moon in sight and think just like a human with no animalistic urges to hunt and kill. He is able to reason and defend Bella, the girl he loves.
Even the horror action movie UnderWorld, the werewolves are ferocious, but they still are able to reason like humans and attack only their mortal enemies, Vampires.
But will this trend continue or will the werewolf eventually go back to the traditional horror persona. I can only speculate it will continue for at least a little while longer before shifting back into a horror monster same as Vampires.
What do you think?
About The Author
C. Zablockis is an Indie author of paranormal, dark fantasy and horror novels. She published Lexi Greene’s Dangerous Lesson, Lexi Greene’s Grim Awakening, Monster (The Zeuorian Series) and My Watcher (The Zeuorian Series) YA Dark Fantasy Thriller.