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15th Oct '17 8:40:59 PM PaulA
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* In one Creator/LarryNiven ''Literature/TheMagicGoesAway'' story, "The Lion in His Attic", the main character is suspected of being a werelion, until it's noticed he never eats red meat, preferring fish. Because he's a were-''sea''lion.

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* In one "Literature/TheLionInHisAttic" by Creator/LarryNiven ''Literature/TheMagicGoesAway'' story, "The Lion in His Attic", the main character is suspected of being a werelion, until it's noticed he never eats red meat, preferring fish. Because he's a were-''sea''lion.
12th Oct '17 8:52:59 PM PaulA
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* In one Creator/LarryNiven ''Literature/TheMagicGoesAway'' story, the main character is suspected of being a werelion, until it's noticed he never eats red meat, preferring fish. Because he's a were-''sea''lion.

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* In one Creator/LarryNiven ''Literature/TheMagicGoesAway'' story, "The Lion in His Attic", the main character is suspected of being a werelion, until it's noticed he never eats red meat, preferring fish. Because he's a were-''sea''lion.
21st Sep '17 12:05:07 PM BURGINABC
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* ''VideoGame/PokemonUranium'' has a Fairy/Water hybrid called [[http://pokemon-uranium.wikia.com/wiki/Selkid "Selkid"]], which is an InNameOnly reference to Selkies as it seems to be based more on mermaids or sea nymphs.

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* ''VideoGame/PokemonUranium'' has a Fairy/Water hybrid called [[http://pokemon-uranium.wikia.com/wiki/Selkid "Selkid"]], which whose name is an InNameOnly obvious reference to Selkies as it [[NonindicativeName seems to be based more on mermaids or sea nymphs.
nymphs]].
21st Sep '17 11:58:01 AM BURGINABC
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* ''VideoGame/PokemonUranium'' has a Fairy/Water hybrid called [[http://pokemon-uranium.wikia.com/wiki/Selkid "Selkid"]], which is an InNameOnly reference to Selkies as it seems to be based more on mermaids or sea nymphs.
23rd Aug '17 2:34:28 AM PaulA
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** ''The Serpent's Shadow'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures.
** Selkies, or more accurately the Selch, also show up in ''Home from the Sea'', in a much larger role.

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** ''The Serpent's Shadow'' ''Literature/TheSerpentsShadow'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures.
creatures. With their way of life endangered by social and technological progress, things were looking bleak for them; then Peter Scott helped ten young Selkie men acquire brides (by [[NoodleIncident somehow finding]] ten [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold honest, clean-hearted girls]] among the streetwalkers of London), as well as acting as an intermediary to build houses for the girls and ensure they're well-provided-for in mortal coin. In return, the Selkies provide Peter with concentrated magical power upon request.
** Selkies, or more accurately the Selch, also show up in ''Home from the Sea'', ''Literature/HomeFromTheSea'', in a much larger role.role. [[spoiler:The main character has to marry a Selkie to fulfill a bargain her family made centuries ago.]]
21st Aug '17 7:35:57 PM PaulA
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* Creator/MercedesLackey's novel ''[[Literature/ElementalMasters The Serpent's Shadow]]'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures.

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* Creator/MercedesLackey's novel ''[[Literature/ElementalMasters The ''Literature/ElementalMasters'' series:
** ''The
Serpent's Shadow]]'' Shadow'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures. creatures.
8th Jul '17 9:55:34 AM nombretomado
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For more information, see TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkies Selkie article]].

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For more information, see TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkies Selkie article]].
30th Apr '17 4:10:56 PM CassandraLeo
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* The most common interpretation of Music/JoannaNewsom's "Colleen" is that the song's eponymous narrator is a selkie.

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* The most common interpretation of Music/JoannaNewsom's "Colleen" is that the song's eponymous narrator is a selkie. This interpretation explains every word in a song that would otherwise come across as a MindScrew.
30th Apr '17 4:09:28 PM CassandraLeo
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* The most common interpretation of Music/JoannaNewsom's "Colleen" is that the song's eponymous narrator is a selkie.
8th Mar '17 6:01:52 PM nombretomado
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* MercedesLackey's novel ''[[Literature/ElementalMasters The Serpent's Shadow]]'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures.

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* MercedesLackey's Creator/MercedesLackey's novel ''[[Literature/ElementalMasters The Serpent's Shadow]]'' features a group of selkies in a cameo as benign water fey creatures.
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