Sure, Phillip Pullman had people twinned with daemons, or animals that could be called their souls. Exquisite writing, but … Easy Peasy, Phillip. Try animals twinned with daemons — that is, humans that could be called their [ readers, your new novel lies in this space ].
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The real job here is to keep the humans on their leads. Hey, for your sub plot, notice the hair length here and I’ll give you a glimpse behind your Chapter 2: the Barber Shop is closed. Perhaps it’s not hair they cut there.