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Nature of the Werewolf | April 15, 2010

So this whole thing with the Gowanus Canal Superfund, got me thinking about whether werewolves are environmentalist as such.

Because let’s face it, environment, is important.

It kind of comes back to the nature or nature side of things, that shape your life. And being anything other than 100% human, well that got to have some sort of impact on your being right? I mean, does it make you what you are because you’re not 100% human, because things were different when your lineage came to town?

Our environment could be why the werewolf lineage has a declining birth rate. There’s probably a fair bit more to it than that, but that could be a good starting point for studying on why today’s, modern werewolves are breeding out, it would seem, more and more.

And do you really want to be left with lycans as a result of starved companionship or have an inability to repopulate, find others that are the same as the werewolf?

Whether your environment is green and leafy, a polluted waterway, or a concrete jungle, there would have to be factors, daily interactions, that not only shape our personalities, and wolf culture, but that also play a part on the physiology of the werewolf too. I mean back in the 1600’s, was pollution this bad?

The European packs, had different factors to our ones today. They were living far more in secret than today’s werewolves and were constantly under threat, hunted, all the time. With the intent of extinction, nothing less.

Hence the mass exodus to the land of New Amsterdam aka New York. Over time it became a concrete jungle, where the persecuted hunted packs, had to restart their lives again. In a foreign environment, with all new, surroundings that they had to adapt their werewolf nature too, in an ever changing world. So they adapted too. They changed the behavior pattern, and living habits of their packs, to accommodate them in the new world.

It’s how the werewolves ended up in nightclubs on lunar weeks, rather than roaming the streets wildly, attacking people at random. Granted, not all werewolves adhere to this lifestyle, not all want to. Hence, why lycans exist. I can only think of three kinds of extreme landscapes that you’d probably be hard pressed to find a werewolf in. Ice, ocean water and nothing but, and outer space.

I’m sure there are dessert werewolves, werewolves in the tropics as well as everyday neighborhoods. So you change one thing in our culture, and the whole culture changes, and over time, as the culture changes, and bounces with the impacts of the environment its been placed in, the werewolf changes too.

I mean, I’m sure there are english werewolf packs, that don’t go out roaming the misty moors of nowhere land like in the Wolfman movie, anymore. But once long ago, they probably did. But it’s unlikely to be the way of the new generation now. We become our own person, our own generation at some point in history.

So yes, I think werewolves are environmentalists at least in the most basic sense of the word. Environment is important to us. Whether it’s a countryside or cityscape, like Brooklyn. It matters where we are, to become who we are.

It definitely helps shape us and our views of life and the world.



  1. Definitely not in the ocean.. I can’t even imagine werewolves versus sharks™. ^^,

    Global warming may not be real, but pollution is and the toxic foods today, maybe the unnatural chemicals, that is so abundant in today’s food supply, have something to do with it.. Too much hormones in the water supply (from birth control pills), flouride, etc, maybe that has a more detrimental effect to werewolf physiology than humans..

    Comment by Blackredbluefire — April 15, 2010 @ 9:18 pm

    • Now I want to see Werewolves Vs Sharks!!!!

      Comment by Breukelen Girl — April 15, 2010 @ 11:06 pm

      • hehehehe.. ^^’

        Comment by Blackredbluefire — April 16, 2010 @ 10:52 pm

  2. I am an English werewolf, the points made are correct at certain times, we do like to roam in forests and over long stretches of countryside, there are nights when I too am extremely aggressive, this is why I go out of my way to the open ground to hunt wild prey, humans are pathetic prey, far far to slow and weak, me and my brothers are on the incline, too long have we suppressed our instinct

    Comment by Asmoday — November 30, 2010 @ 9:21 am

    • It’s nice to hear from an English wolf, I don’t know all that much about the werewolves of England. I don’t hunt humans either.

      Comment by Breukelen Girl — November 30, 2010 @ 4:55 pm

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