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Does this book have any bad language, sexual themes, blood, or strange gods and/or rituals?

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Joy If this question is asked to determine whether the book is suitable for religious conservatives or children, the answer is that it is not.


Bad language-- female wolves are called bitches. There might be other bad language that didn't ping my radar.

Sexual themes -- aplenty. Most of the men who are wolfbrothers mate when their wolves do. The sexuality seems to vary from situationally heteroflexible to fully gay.

Strange gods -- the gods seem to be derivative of Norse gods. They are not active players in the plot.

Blood -- the men are warriors fighting monsters, so yes

Rituals -- see the wolf mating above
J well the bad language of 'bitches' isn't bad language since that's what a female wolf/dog is called. But the sexual themes are dub-con (dubious consent) at best and non-con at worst (no consent) since they are in heat and are forced to have sex alongside their wolves.
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