The Lykae are a clan of Scottish ancestry. They do not transform into wolves except when a spirit hovers over them, it is frightening in appearence and accompanies an increase in strength and speed. They are natural enemies of the Vampires.
"A proud, strapping warrior of the Keltoi People (or Hidden People, later known as Celts) was taken in his prime by a maddened wolf. The warrior rose from the dead, now an immortal, with the spirit of the beast latent within him. He displayed the wolf’s traits: the need for touch, an intense loyalty to its kind, an animal craving for the delights of the flesh. Sometimes the beast rises …"
Also called werewolves.
Enemies of the Horde.
Each Lykae possesses the Instinct, an inner guiding force, like a voice whispering in one’s mind.
Mate for life. Over eternity, they seek their fated one above all things, revering matehood as other species do gods.