they are the beasts the animal nature in us that we try to suppress normally
but the werewolf revels in it's power and ferocity it is instinctual and more importantly FREE freedom that is unatainable and uncontrolable to most it is in some ways an enviable creature for that.It is above or laws it cannot be contained or killed ...
in European folklore, a man who turns into a wolf at night and devours animals, people, or corpses but becomes human by day.
Some werewolves change shape at will; others, in whom the condition is hereditary or acquired by having been bitten by a werewolf, change shape involuntarily, under the influence of a fullmoon. If he is wounded in wolf form, the wounds will show in his human formand may lead to his detection. Belief in werewolves is found throughout the world. The psychiatric condition in which a person believes he is a wolf is called lycanthropy . In countries in which wolves are not common, they may assume the form of another dangerous animal, such as a bear, tiger, or hyena. In French folklore, the werewolf is called loup-garou France was particularly afflicted with reports of them in the 16th century, and there were many notable convictions and executions of loups-garous. Europe had a great deal of werewolf cases ;some 30,000 cases were reported in Europe between 1520 and 1630. A person could become a werewolf by being bitten or scratched by one, by using witchcraft or making a deal with the devil or being born a werewolf.As a subject for 20th-century horror films, the werewolf tradition is second only to the vampire tradition in popularity.Werewolves are believed to turn into vampires after death. read more about lycanthropy