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31 days, 1 alphabet of horror tropes → Y is for You Are Who You Eat
→ A trope that describes any time a creature must consume a person periodically in order to pretend to be human. A common theme is that the being will need to absorb a human in order to prevent turning into something even worse than their original form. This trope can be directly related to cannibalism as well as being a subtrope of any theme where humans eat humans.