A werewolf is actually a wolf for one night each month, when the moon is full. Anyone can tell when a wolf is a wolf, but how exactly do you spot a boy who is a wolf? That is the challenge for a wolf hunter, as Dr Foxwell Cripp would tell anyone who would listen to him (which wasn’t many people).
One clue is to look for hairs growing in the palm of the hand. Frederick Poncenby Lupin had them. Right there, a little black tuft in the middle of each palm. Frederick was called Freddy by most people, but not by his uncle. he called him “that foolster Frederick!”
His uncle was the most terrifying (and very hairy) Sir Hotspur Lupin……….