A Letter to Lupin and Tonks (and Their Reply)

Nessa Hake If they were alive this is what I’d write to them: 3-2-17 Dear Lupin and Tonks, Wotcher! My name is Nessa Ann Hake. I have a little eight-year-old brother, and my mother is pregnant! I am almost thirteen. Harriet is a family cat that I practically own because we have a bond. SheContinue reading “A Letter to Lupin and Tonks (and Their Reply)”

of house-elves and children’s tales, of love, loyalty, and innocence

Dumbledore in book seven (J.K. Rowling): That which Voldemort does not value, he takes no trouble to comprehend. Of house-elves and children’s tales, of love, loyalty, and innocence, Voldemort knows and understands nothing. Nothing. That they all have a power beyond his own, a power beyond the reach of any magic, is a truth heContinue reading “of house-elves and children’s tales, of love, loyalty, and innocence”

far more interested in hearing about the tournament than in worrying about deaths that had happened hundreds of years ago

“Death toll,” Hermione whispered, looking alarmed. But her anxiety did not seem to be shared by the majority of students in the Hall; many of them were whispering excitedly to one another, and Harry himself was far more interested in hearing about the tournament than in worrying about deaths that had happened hundreds of yearsContinue reading “far more interested in hearing about the tournament than in worrying about deaths that had happened hundreds of years ago”

their faces were elongating into sharp, cruel-beaked bird heads

At this, the veela lost control. Instead of dancing, they launched themselves across the field and began throwing what seemed to be handfuls of fire at the leprechauns. Watching through his Omnioculars, Harry saw that they didn’t look remotely beautiful now. On the contrary, their faces were elongating into sharp, cruel-beaked bird heads, and long,Continue reading “their faces were elongating into sharp, cruel-beaked bird heads”