I write kinda fairy-tale, and there are two people who turned into other beings. When they begin to change into human form, I wrote that one sentence:
"In their stony bodies it/there started to grow arms (... so Kim could finally hug her own sister...)" - is it understandable that I mean that they are still in form of the other beings, but they begin to change into human (at that moment) starting with their arms? If no, how else could I write it or how can I get to know (about) how to write it in more slick way? And I don't know what I can put instead of "it" or "there", if that "it" or "there" would be incorrect.