10 Werewolf Erotica Books For Fantasy Lovers

Werewolf Erotica Books

Werewolf erotica is a niche subgenre of paranormal romance and erotic fiction, where the primal, wild nature of werewolves is juxtaposed with human sensuality and desire. This erotic fiction focuses on romantic and explicit sexual relationships involving werewolves or shapeshifters. These stories incorporate themes of dominance, mate bonds, pack dynamics, and the primal instincts of werewolves. The intensity and animalistic nature of the werewolf are typically used to heighten the eroticism of the narrative.

Here are a few elements of werewolf erotica:

Mate Bonds: The concept of ‘fated mates’ is prevalent, where two are predestined to be together. The bond includes intense attraction and a deep emotional connection.

Alpha/Beta/Omega Dynamics (sometimes called “A/B/O” or “Omegaverse”): This hierarchy structure is borrowed from wolf pack dynamics and features prominently. Alphas are typically dominant and possessive, Omegas are more submissive, and Betas can fall somewhere in between.

Transformation: The act of transforming from human to wolf (and vice versa) in the story.

Pack Dynamics: Relationships within and between werewolf packs, power struggles, and challenges can add layers of tension and drama.

Primal Instincts: Werewolves, being part animal, have heightened senses, which can be utilized to intensify erotic scenes.

Werewolf erotica offers a world entirely different from ours, with its rules, hierarchies, and dynamics. Immersing oneself in such a world can be an excellent way to take a break from everyday life.

10 Werewolf Erotica Books

Werewolf erotica can explore desires, dominance, submission, and primal instincts in a manner that’s intensified by the supernatural elements. For some readers, it’s a safe space to explore these themes without judgment. Beyond the steamy content, many of these stories also offer intense romance, emotional bonds, and the concept of “fated mates,” which is deeply satisfying for romance enthusiasts.

The duality of werewolf characters—the human side versus the beast within—can result in intricate character development and interesting internal conflicts. The politics, power struggles, and relationships within and between werewolf packs add drama and intrigue to the narrative.

Here are ten werewolf erotic books or series for you. They feature paranormal elements, like magic, witches, or other supernatural creatures, offering a multifaceted reading experience. Let’s begin!

1. Alpha & Omega series by Patricia Briggs

The “Alpha & Omega” series by Patricia Briggs is a popular urban fantasy series that revolves around werewolves and other supernatural creatures. It’s set in the same world as Briggs’ other successful series, “Mercy Thompson,” but it focuses on different protagonists and can be read independently.

Alpha & Omega series by Patricia Briggs
Alpha & Omega series by Patricia Briggs

Main Characters:

Anna Latham: Anna is a rare type of werewolf known as an Omega. Unlike most werewolves, she does not have an inner need to challenge and dominate, which makes her unique and valuable in the werewolf community. She has a calming effect on other wolves and is immune to the pack structure, meaning Alphas can’t dominate her.

Charles Cornick: Charles is the Marrok’s (the leader of all werewolves in North America) enforcer and his son. He’s popular for being deadly and efficient in his tasks. He’s also the pack’s second-in-command. As soon as he meets Anna, he realizes she’s his mate.

Books in the Series:

“Alpha & Omega” (Novella) – This introductory story kicks off the series, showcasing how Anna and Charles meet.
“Cry Wolf” – After the events of the novella, Anna and Charles must struggle with their new relationship while dealing with a threat that endangers their pack.
“Hunting Ground” – Anna and Charles attend a summit to discuss the werewolves coming out to the public, but the event doesn’t go as smoothly as hoped.
“Fair Game” – With the werewolves now out in the open, Charles and Anna face new challenges, including a serial killer targeting the supernatural.
“Dead Heat” – A trip to Arizona turns deadly as Anna and Charles meet an old enemy and must save an innocent child.
“Burn Bright” – When the Marrok goes out of town, Charles and Anna discover a traitor in their midst, threatening the security of their pack.
“Wild Sign” – Charles and Anna are called to the California mountains when a small town disappears, leading to a confrontation with old powers and secrets.

Themes and Features: One of the standout elements of the series is the in-depth exploration of werewolf pack dynamics, politics, and relationships.

The relationship between Anna and Charles is central to the narrative. Their bond deepens as they face various challenges. Patricia Briggs has created a detailed universe filled with not only werewolves but also witches, fae, and other supernatural entities.

Readers of the “Mercy Thompson” series will also enjoy the overlap in world-building and occasional character appearances.

2. Feral Sins (The Phoenix Pack Series) by Suzanne Wright

Feral Sins is the first book in “The Phoenix Pack” series by Suzanne Wright. This series centers around werewolves, romance, pack politics, and suspense.

Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright
Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright

Plot Overview: Taryn Warner is a latent wolf, which means she hasn’t fully shifted into her wolf form. Despite being an alpha female, her latent status has made her the subject of prejudice within the werewolf community. Trey Coleman, an alpha male with a dangerous reputation, unexpectedly offers her an opportunity. He proposes a mating of convenience to serve both their needs. While Trey wants to use the union to gain leverage against his tyrannical pack leader, for Taryn, it’s an opportunity to escape a forced mating with another wolf.

They forge this arrangement and find themselves drawn to each other in more genuine and unexpected ways. However, they must deal with numerous obstacles, including pack politics, external threats, and their tumultuous feelings.

Key Themes and Features: The dynamics, alliances, betrayals, and internal politics within and between werewolf packs play a significant role in the storyline. The relationship between Taryn and Trey is central to the plot. Their mating begins as a strategic move, but as they spend more time together, genuine feelings emerge, creating tension, passion, and romance.

Taryn is depicted as a strong-willed, sharp-tongued, and resilient character. Her latent status adds layers to her character development as she battles prejudices and proves her worth. Suzanne Wright infuses the narrative with witty banter and humorous moments, balancing the intensely romantic and suspenseful scenes. Apart from werewolves, the series later features other supernatural beings, adding layers to the universe Wright has created.

Each book in the series focuses on a different couple within or connected to the Phoenix Pack. They allow you to see various characters’ perspectives and relationships develop while being part of an overarching narrative. Readers who enjoy paranormal romance with strong character development appreciate this series.

3. The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

The Last Werewolf melds the horror and literary fiction genres and offers a modern and sophisticated take on the classic werewolf tale.

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Overview: The protagonist, Jake, is known to be the last known werewolf. The novel begins with Jake learning from his confidant, Harley, that the Hunt (an organization dedicated to exterminating supernatural creatures) has killed the second-to-last werewolf. This news has Jake expecting that he’s next, but he’s become weary and indifferent to his fate after living for over 200 years.

However, as the narrative progresses, it becomes evident that Jake’s existence is more involved in political and societal machinations than he initially thought. Various factions, including vampires and even some humans, are interested in him – either wanting him dead or alive for their purposes.

Themes and Features: Despite its supernatural premise, the book is heavy on existential musings. Jake, being more than two centuries old, is weary and contemplates the meaning and value of life, especially one as prolonged as his. The novel doesn’t shy away from the more brutal aspects of being a werewolf, including the need to kill and consume human flesh during the full moon.

The book contains explicit sexual content, intertwining Jake’s werewolf nature with his sexual desires. The raw and primal aspect of the werewolf is juxtaposed with human sensuality. While dealing with an age-old myth, the story is set in contemporary times, bringing in elements like modern technology, politics, and society’s views on the supernatural.

Sequels: Due to the success of “The Last Werewolf,” Duncan wrote two sequels, “Talulla Rising” and “By Blood We Live,” expanding on the world and introducing new characters and challenges, making it a trilogy.

4. Pack Challenge (Magnus Pack) by Shelly Laurenston

Pack Challenge is the first book in the “Magnus Pack” series. The novel combines paranormal romance, humor, and action, showcasing Laurenston’s characteristic vibrant writing style.

Pack Challenge by Shelly Laurenston
Pack Challenge by Shelly Laurenston

Overview: The story revolves around Sara Morrighan. She has had a challenging life, plagued by a traumatic childhood incident involving a motorcycle gang and a life-changing accident that left her with physical and emotional scars. Her life takes an unexpected turn when a man named Zach Sheridan enters her life. Unknown to Sara, Zach is an alpha wolf shifter who believes Sara is his mate.

As the narrative unfolds, Sara discovers the existence of the shapeshifter world, her ties to it, and the imminent dangers of being associated with the Magnus Pack. The connection between Sara and Zach is palpable, filled with tension, passion, and humor.

Themes and Features: The book represents the world of shapeshifters, particularly wolves, and the complexities of their hierarchies, politics, and relationships. At the heart of the story is the developing relationship between Sara and Zach, filled with chemistry, banter, and the challenges of accepting a predestined mate.

Beyond the steamy romance, the story has a substantial amount of action. Sara is targeted by enemies, leading to intense confrontational moments. Sara’s journey from a woman scarred by her past to someone who faces her destiny and newfound power is central to the narrative. Her growth is both emotional and, given the paranormal context, physical.

After “Pack Challenge,” the “Magnus Pack” series continues with other characters taking the lead:

“Go Fetch!”: The second book focuses on Miki, Sara’s best friend, and Conall, another wolf shifter.

“Here Kitty, Kitty”: The third book revolves around Angelina, the third member of Sara and Miki’s friend group, and her romance with a feline shifter named Nik.

Each book in the series can be read as a standalone but offers a richer experience when read in order due to the recurring characters and overarching storylines.

You will likely enjoy the series if you are a fan of light-hearted, steamy paranormal romance with strong, sassy female characters and protective alpha males.

5. Prince of Wolves (The Grey Wolves Series) by Quinn Loftis

Prince of Wolves is the first installment in “The Grey Wolves” series by Quinn Loftis. This young adult paranormal romance series revolves around werewolves and centers on friendship, romance, and the challenges of growing up while discovering a hidden supernatural world.

Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis
Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis

Overview: The story introduces Jacque Pierce, a seventeen-year-old high school student. She discovers that the new boy in school, Fane Lupei, is incredibly attractive and a werewolf prince from Romania. To complicate matters further, Fane recognizes Jacque as his true mate, a bond predestined by fate. The realization thrusts Jacque into a world of werewolves, politics, and danger she never imagined.

As Jacque struggles with the complexities of this new reality, she leans heavily on her two best friends, Sally and Jen. They play significant roles throughout the series. Their friendship is a pivotal part of the narrative, providing emotional support, humor, and a grounding force amid the supernatural chaos.

Themes and Features: Central to the series is the idea of werewolves having predestined mates—a deeply emotional, physical, and spiritual bond. Jacque and Fane’s relationship evolves around this concept, providing romantic tension and challenges. Their camaraderie, humor, and loyalty offer relief from the supernatural drama and serve as an anchor for Jacque.

The werewolf lore in the series incorporates various cultural elements, especially from Romanian traditions, given Fane’s origin. Beyond the paranormal, the series addresses typical challenges of growing up—identity, love, choices, and responsibilities. The characters grapple with their roles in the supernatural realm while also struggling with the pitfalls of young adulthood.

The presence of royal werewolves introduces politics, power struggles, and enemies, adding layers of suspense and danger to the narrative.

Subsequent Books in the Series: “The Grey Wolves” continues after “Prince of Wolves,” focusing deeper into the werewolf world, exploring the characters’ relationships, and introducing new challenges and antagonists. Each book builds upon the previous, enriching the universe Quinn Loftis has created.

6. Big Bad Wolf series by Charlie Adhara

The “Big Bad Wolf” series blends paranormal romance, mystery, and suspense. It’s known for its unique approach to the werewolf trope, combining elements of crime-solving and relationship dynamics in a contemporary setting.

Big Bad Wolf series by Charlie Adhara
Big Bad Wolf series by Charlie Adhara

Overview: The series follows Cooper Dayton, a former homicide detective injured on the job, leading him to join a special branch of the FBI that deals with werewolf-related incidents. He’s paired up with Oliver Park, an agent with secrets of his own—namely, that he’s a werewolf. The two work together to solve various cases, and they must face their growing attraction and relationship, as well as the intricacies of werewolf culture and politics.

Themes and Features: Each book in the series presents a new case or mystery for the protagonists to solve. These cases involve werewolf-related crimes, offering a unique blend of traditional crime-solving and supernatural elements. The evolving relationship between Cooper and Oliver is at the series’ heart. Trust issues, personal traumas, and inherent differences between humans and werewolves complicate their dynamic.

Adhara focuses on werewolf lore, politics, and hierarchies, providing depth to the universe. The series explores the challenges werewolves face in mixing into human society and internal struggles within their own communities. Both main characters have complex backgrounds and personal challenges that they must confront throughout the series. Their personal growth, as well as their growth as a couple, adds depth to the narrative.

Despite the suspense and intensity of the crime plots, the series is infused with moments of humor, particularly in the banter between Cooper and Oliver.

Books in the Series:

  • The Wolf at the Door.
  • The Wolf at Bay.
  • Thrown to the Wolves.
  • Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing.
  • Cry Wolf.

The series is praised for its fresh take on werewolf lore, engaging mysteries, and the depth of its central relationship. Readers who enjoy a mix of paranormal erotic romance with elements of suspense and mystery will likely find the series appealing.

7. Moon Called (Mercy Thompson Series) by Patricia Briggs

Moon Called is the first installment in the popular “Mercy Thompson” series. The series belongs to the urban fantasy genre and introduces readers to a world where werewolves, vampires, fae, and other supernatural creatures coexist—uneasily—with humans.

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

Overview: Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson isn’t your typical mechanic. She’s a “walker” (a Native American shape-shifter who turns into a coyote) raised by werewolves. Mercy is a resilient, independent woman who owns a garage in the Tri-Cities of Washington. Her life, which is already far from ordinary, becomes increasingly complicated when she gets involved in a mystery that encompasses the supernatural community, primarily the local werewolf pack.

Themes and Features: Patricia Briggs crafts a detailed world with its own set of rules and politics. The interplay between different supernatural species—each with its hierarchy, traditions, and tensions—forms the backdrop against which the story unfolds. Each book in the series, starting with “Moon Called,” combines elements of mystery.

Mercy finds herself as a detective, piecing together clues and confronting danger to solve various challenges. As the series progresses, we witness the evolution of Mercy as a character. Her personal growth, deepening relationships, and understanding of her abilities are central to the series. These moral quandaries add depth to the narrative and challenge both characters and readers to consider complex ethical issues.

Subsequent Books in the Series: After “Moon Called,” the Mercy Thompson series continues with several more books that explore different mysteries, challenges, and developments in Mercy’s life and the broader supernatural world. Some of the titles that follow include “Blood Bound,” “Iron Kissed,” “Bone Crossed,” and many others.

8. Breeding Cycle (The Kategan Alphas) by T.A. Grey

Breeding Cycle is the first book in “The Kategan Alphas” series. The series belongs to the paranormal romance genre and focuses on the Kategan family, who are lykaens (a type of werewolf). Each book typically focuses on a member of the Kategan family finding their mate and the challenges they face along the way, intertwined with erotic elements.

Breeding Cycle by T.A. Grey
Breeding Cycle by T.A. Grey

Overview: The story follows Sarina Kategan and her unexpected attraction to a visiting lykaen, Darien Ritter. Sarina’s brother is the current alpha of the Kategan pack, and Darien’s visit is not without a purpose. He needs Kategan’s help to find and stop a rogue lykaen from causing havoc.

However, the story takes a twist when Darien realizes that Sarina is his mate, especially considering that Sarina has always been wary of the bond that comes from finding one’s true mate. The novel shows the growing passion between Darien and Sarina, their struggles with accepting their destined bond, and the looming threat of the rogue lykaen.

Themes: This werewolf erotica explores both the irresistible pull of the bond and the challenges and fears associated with it. The Kategan family, being lykaens, have unique abilities and challenges, setting the backdrop for the series of events. Grey emphasizes the physical connection between characters and the emotional and psychological aspects of their relationships.

If you’re a fan of steamy paranormal romances with intricate family dynamics and supernatural elements, “The Kategan Alphas” series, starting with “Breeding Cycle,” is a great choice.

9. Taken by the Alpha (The Alpha’s Captive) by V.M. Black

This is the first installment in “The Alpha’s Captive” series that belongs to the paranormal romance genre, specifically focusing on werewolves (or similar creatures). The story revolves around intense attraction, mates, and the challenges of inter-species relationships.

Taken by the Alpha by V.M. Black
Taken by the Alpha by V.M. Black

Overview: Harper Bailey, a young woman on the run, experiences a series of misfortunes while escaping from a dangerous pursuer. She has a fateful meet with a motorcycle gang on a desolate stretch of highway, and it seems they’re her only hope for protection. The leader of this gang is none other than a werewolf named Levi Harris.

As the story unfolds, the intense attraction between Harper and Levi becomes evident. Harper gets involved in the dangerous world of the werewolves, and the book explores the challenges and passions that arise from their budding relationship.

Themes and Elements: The characters’ undeniable attraction and deep connection are central to the plot. Throughout the series, Harper’s danger and the mysteries of her past are recurring themes, adding suspense and intrigue to the romantic elements of the story.

The existence of werewolves and their unique culture, hierarchy, and abilities provide a rich backdrop for the romantic plot. The conflicts arising from being involved with such creatures, especially for a human-like Harper, are explored in depth.

If you enjoy paranormal romance stories with a mix of suspense, mystery, and eroticism, “The Alpha’s Captive” series, starting with “Taken by the Alpha,” would be an engaging read.

10. A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole

A Hunger Like No Other is the first book in her popular paranormal romance series, the Immortals After Dark. This novel is a foundational piece for the series, introducing us to the rich and expansive world Cole has created, populated by various supernatural creatures like Valkyries, Lykae, vampires, and demons.

A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole
A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole

Plot Summary: The story revolves around the relationship between Lachlain MacRieve, a Lykae (essentially a werewolf), and Emmaline Troy, a half Valkyrie/half vampire. Lachlain, the leader of the Lykae clan, has been imprisoned and tortured by vampires for centuries. He escapes when he senses his destined mate nearby. That mate turns out to be Emma, a gentle and timid creature at odds with Lachlain’s rough and dominant nature.

Character Development:

Lachlain: He is a classic alpha male – possessive, dominant, and fiercely protective. Throughout the book, he struggles with his nature and the need to claim his mate while being gentle with her. As he comes to understand and care for Emma, we see his growth, particularly in how he learns to exhibit patience and tenderness.
Emmaline: Emma starts as a timid and sheltered young woman. The progression of her character from a sheltered maiden to a strong, assertive individual is one of the standout aspects of the book. Her journey of self-discovery and her heritage brings out her strength.
World-building: Cole’s Immortals After Dark series stands out because of its extensive world-building. She brings together a plethora of mythical creatures, each with its characteristics, history, and quirks. The universe she builds is rich with politics, power dynamics, and age-old feuds.

Theme of Fated Mates: The idea of destined or fated mates is central to many books in the paranormal romance genre. In “A Hunger Like No Other,” the pull between Lachlain and Emma is palpable, making their romance both intense and, at times, tumultuous. This theme explores soul-deep connections and the inevitable gravitation towards one’s destined partner.

This book contains explicit scenes. Cole’s writing is steamy and might not be for everyone, but fans of the genre generally appreciate the heat level she brings. Despite its dark themes and intense romance, the book is interspersed with moments of humor, mostly thanks to the quirky cast of secondary characters.

5 Werewolf Enemies-to-lover Books

The “enemies to lovers” trope is a popular one, and when you combine it with the allure of werewolves and paranormal romance, it can make for some enthralling reading. Here are five werewolf-themed “enemies to lovers” books:

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs: The first book in the Mercy Thompson series introduces us to Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson, a shapeshifting mechanic in the Tri-Cities of Washington. She’s surrounded by supernatural beings, including werewolves, and amidst tensions between werewolf packs. The relationships and alliances are intricate. While it’s not a strict “enemies to lovers” story, the complexities between the characters allow for a rich narrative.

The Last Wolf by Maria Vale: The Legend of All Wolves series starts with a captivating story of a wolf named Silver who saves a rogue wolf from being executed. Their relationship evolves from suspicion and animosity to a deep, passionate connection.

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater: This is the first book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series. Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house for years, particularly drawn to a yellow-eyed wolf. But she only understands her connection to him when she meets a boy with the same yellow eyes. Their journey from adversaries to soulmates is fraught with challenges, mainly because of their unique circumstances.

Pack Challenge by Shelly Laurenston: This is the first in the Magnus Pack series. When Sara’s life is threatened, the wild dogs she thought were friends show their true colors. But she’s rescued by a massive, ravishing werewolf who’s an enemy of her pack yet her fated mate.

Pleasure of a Dark Prince by Kresley Cole: Part of the Immortals After Dark series, this book isn’t exclusively about werewolves but features a Lykae, a werewolf prince, and a Valkyrie. Their fiery relationship epitomizes the enemies-to-lovers trope in a paranormal setting.

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Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright: Part of ‘The Phoenix Pack Series’ tells the tale of Taryn Warner, a she-wolf with latent powers, and the alpha male Trey, who offers her a deal that seems too good to be true.

Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis: The first book in ‘The Grey Wolves’ series follows Jacque, who finds out that the boy she’s attracted to is a werewolf and her soul mate.

Alpha Divided by Aileen Erin: This is the third book in the ‘Alpha Girl’ series. Life has been crazy since Tessa McCaide moved to Texas. She’s gone from being a normal-ish girl with visions to a super-powered werewolf.

Hope(less) by Melissa Haag: In ‘The Judgement of the Six’ series, Gabby’s life changes drastically after meeting Clay, a guy with the rare ability to see through her invisibility cloak.

The Keeping by Nicky Charles: As part of the ‘Law of the Lycans’ series, it focuses on the life of Ryne Taylor, a stoic werewolf enforcer who finds love in unexpected places.

Check if they are free on legitimate platforms or explore options to borrow them from a digital library. Always make sure to respect copyright laws and support authors whenever possible.

5 Erotic Werewolf Books Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s subscription service, where you can borrow and read thousands of e-books. Here are some books on Kindle Unlimited:

Rejected Mate by Alexa B. James & Emilia Hartley: A story about a girl named Winter after being rejected by her true mate. It sets out to make him realize what he’s lost, all while navigating the complexities of werewolf pack dynamics.

Her Wolf by Fiona Davenport: Chloe’s life takes a twist when she is drawn to the mysterious and brooding alpha, Max, who has secrets that could change everything for her.

Mated to the Alpha King by Jenni Moen: In a world where werewolves and humans coexist, a chance meeting brings Ameera, a human, and King Bruin together. Their attraction is immediate, and the sparks fly in more ways than one.

Bite of the Moon by Bella Jacobs: When a woman on the run from her past encounters a town full of big, burly werewolves, passions and tensions rise. It’s a story of danger, love, and intrigue.

Pack Wars Boxed Set by V. Vaughn: This boxed set provides a collection of stories set in the world of werewolves, where love, passion, and conflicts reign supreme.

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Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright (The Phoenix Pack Series): Taryn Warner, a she-wolf with latent powers, is unexpectedly offered a mating bond by the alpha male Trey, leading to intense passion, danger, and pack politics.

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson Series): Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson, a mechanic in the Tri-Cities of Washington, gets caught up in the supernatural world due to her ability to shapeshift into a coyote and her connections to the local werewolf pack.

Pack Challenge by Shelly Laurenston (Magnus Pack Series): After surviving a brutal attack, Sara Morrighan discovers the world of shapeshifters and meets Zach Sheridan, the alpha of the Magnus Pack, who claims her as his mate.

Claimed by Kele Moon (Nightwind Pack Series): Charlotte lives a quiet life when kidnapped by werewolves and claimed as the mate of the pack’s enigmatic alpha, Kaden.

Mate Set by Laurann Dohner (Mating Heat Series): Mika is an alpha determined to claim his mate, even if she’s a human who knows nothing of his world. Grady has to come to terms with the powerful attraction she feels for the sexy and dominant werewolf.

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