You can read books and short stories about this idea going back over a century! Here are some of the origins and examples of this subgenre.
People have looked at werewolves in a lot of different ways over the years, their views changing with the times. This article will give you a brief glimpse into peoples’ shifting viewpoints, as seen in literature from ancient times to the present day.
Blood brings life to the body, and almost as long as humans have been alive, they’ve imagined monsters stealing blood away from them. Stories of vampires and other blood-sucking creatures have cropped up around the world for centuries. They channeled people’s fears even as they gave explanations for certain unknown diseases and other natural phenomena. Now, they’ve become an integral part of the horror genre.
Dragons have appeared in myths and legends all around the globe since ancient times, and this is a quick overview of the characteristics and history of the dragon in literature and mythology.