I was lying on the pier and reading a book when it happened. I felt a
tingling, tickling, or however it is supposed to be described, in one
of my arms. I thought that it probably had fallen asleep and didn't
think more about it, just moved it a little.
A little while later we were going home again. We had just had a picnic
by the lake a nice summerday - when mom suddenly remarked that we
should stop by the doctor on our way home. Everybody wondered why, and
when she said that I had had my first sign, they looked at me, and I
got a little confused. Mom told me to look at my hand, and when I did,
it had turned into a paw.
"Oh... So that's what the tickling was", I exlaimed.
"I thought it just had fallen asleep..." Everyone laughed a little of
We stopped by the doctor, and he took some samples and confirmed what
we thought, I was going to become a cat. He would know what type of cat
when he got the results of the tests.
We went home and continued our usual summer doings. As the days went by
I changed more and more. I got to know that I was turning into a common
I shrank a little, but not that much. Not in morph-shape anyway. I, as
most everyone else, could change to norm-shape. In other words so that
I looked just like a housecat. Other powers I didn't notice, not yet
anyway. But being a cat is pretty cool. I can slink around just about
The summer ended, and school started up again. I got some new subjects
- since I had turned into a predator.
Several of my friends has gone through changes too. The rest will
probably join us soon.
In other words - life goes on, just as usual...
"This was a strange story. You tell well, ..."
-- the Norwegian teacher
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