They settle on a shape when you get to that point - which could happen at 12 or 40. But I think there was a quote that was… “[my daemon] just changed less and less until eventually he stopped” (paraphrased) so there’s not always a single /point/
Ooh that’s right, thanks! It’s been a while since I read those books. It still was a lot of focus on the shift from child to teenager, though. I think those books kind of introduced me to the idea of there being a shift from child to teenager, and is partly to blame for me being confused a lot??
Anyway if I had a deamon it would probably spend most of its time as a unicorn. That, or a itty bitty baby bird sparrow