Shapeshifting

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One of the more awkward things that Kyoko has to deal with is going in between her raven and human forms. She has full control over how and when she transforms but the process isn’t instantaneous. It also requires her to either take her clothes off or risk getting stuck inside them after transforming. This has lead her to become very accustomed to free fitting clothing. During the warmer months of the year she is often found wearing a simple sundress and sandals. In the colder months where more warmth is needed she’ll trade in the sandals for boots and throws on a nice, heavy, and easy to take off jacket. She considers jeans and tennis shoes a liability but can be found in them at times. She’ll often go without underwear for ease of transforming. This has lead to many embarrassing moments but unless she wants to risk tearing her clothes up is necessary at times. Luckily while in raven form Kyoko needs no respite from the cold and can stay outdoors for extremely long periods of time if needed.
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While shape shifting into raven form is usually not a problem when she must assume human form again complications can arise for clothing. She keeps a well stocked bag of clothes inside her car, at the restaurant, at her friend’s, and even at a few key locations around town. She is also able to grab hold of her clothes as a raven and fly them to another location if need be. This often leaves her without shoes. Despite careful planning and caution she has on occasion found herself having no choice but to go naked in front of others for the greater good. This brings no end to teasing from her brother, often there when she transforms, and is a source of many inside jokes and laughter. She’s gotten used to it over the years though. She considers both her forms as natural as the other. She often wonders why no one makes fun of her raven form being naked as well.
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Unfortunately, Kyoko can not use her sword while a raven so she makes sure its secure whenever she dawns her beast form. Her primary task while a raven is simple intelligence gathering and observation. Should a fight break out she always flees the scene or gets to a safer distance. She is almost incapable of fighting as a raven and can only manage simple tasks as such as catching food and carrying small objects. However, she is quite skilled at using her beak to do all sorts of interesting things such as opening windows. In her raven form she is also quite stealthy and able to hide easily. She uses her superior bird senses to keep an eye out for trouble and aid her in investigation. Often times having a good birds eye view of a situation is nice and she’ll take to the sky for a few moments to get her bearings.

Shapeshifting

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