How would you refer to a person when a girl’s soul goes into a man’s body?

Asked: How would you refer to a person when a girl’s soul goes into a man’s body?

This is for a book I'm writing. A girl who has the power of astral projection accidentally sent her soul into the body of a man with super strength, who happens to be their enemy. Now, I don't know how to refer to him/her. I've tried:

"What's happening?!" she screamed.

But it feels weird because I'm calling a hulking black man 'she', and I've tried…

"What's happening?!" he screamed.

And then I'm calling a tiny adorable ginger girl 'he'. Then I thought about simply calling that person by her/his name, but I have no idea which name to go by. The man's name is Preston, and the girl's name is Serenity. I've thought about calling that person by the name of the person who is conscious, that being Serenity, but I don't want to take away from the fact that she's in a large man's body.

I know there's gotta be a happy medium between the three, so if you could help me out, I'd greatly appreciate it.

Thanks everyone.


other novels dealing with similar situations usually refer to (using your names) serenity when talking about interna, aka the character's thoughts and preston then referring to outwardly manifesting actions such as speaking.

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