• Character Walden Macnair was a Death Eater and Ministry of Magic employee who sported a black moustache. In the years between the first and second wars against Voldemort, Macnair worked as an executioner of dangerous creatures for the Ministry of Magic (PA16, PA21, GF33). MacNair was… Read More
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Posted by in Canon discussion / Essays
Sooner or later every fan stumbles across certain mysteries in the Harry Potter books. Some actually find them in the books, other stumbled across them in discussions online. Once discovered, any good fan will then ponder whether this intriguing new mystery is a clue, foreshadowing, foreboding, a misdirection (red herring),… Read More
• Wandmaking A “single sibilant word” in the snake-language Parseltongue that when uttered made the wand of Salazar Slytherin go to sleep and become unusable (Pm). Read More
• Quote “Oi! There’s a war going on here!” “I know, mate, so it’s now or never, isn’t it?” — Harry and Ron, on the topic of kissing (DH31)… Read More
• Character Fred Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to George Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. Sadly, Fred was a casualty of the Battle of Hogwarts. The Weasley twins are the… Read More
• Character George Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to Fred Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. About the Weasley Twins: Mischief managed! The Weasley twins are the staunch enemies of pretension, authority, and… Read More
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Posted by and in The Films
Oh, of course there are a million things that I wish had been included in the films. But there are a few really weird things that I really would have loved to have seen included. Here are my top three Weird Canon Moments: Read More
• Quidditch places • Wilderness areas The West Siberian Plain was the location of the 1809 Quidditch World Cup final between Romania and New Spain (now Mexico). This final is infamously known as the Attack of the Killer Forest – and was the scene of an horrific seven-hour tree vs wizard battle (Pm). Read More
• Source The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the first in the series of films based on the book by that name. Additional information: Deleted Scenes: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them… Read More
• Character Samson Wiblin was the favorite to win the All-England Wizarding Duelling Competition in 1430, but he was defeated by Alberta Toothill and her Blasting Curse (FW). Read More
• Character Williamson is an Auror, who wears scarlet robes and has long hair tied back in a ponytail. He accompanied Cornelius Fudge when the Minister arrived at the Ministry of Magic after the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (OP36). Read More
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Posted by in Characters / Essays / Theories
There is very little background information about the Scamander brothers or the war service of any other wizards in canon (WFT). Therefore, we must depend on the books written about the making of the films and trust that the information in them was, at least, approved by JKR. We don’t… Read More
• Event World War I was a vast military conflict fought between the Allies, a group of nations including Britain, France, and the United States, and the Central Powers, which consisted principally of Germany and Austria-Hungary. The war originated in Europe due to a web of alliances and treaties which drew in… Read More
• Creature A large, fearsome dragon-like creature, traditionally having two legs, wings, and a serpentine tail. A wyvern who lived near the Wye River in the West Country battled with Sir Cadogan in the 11th century. The wyvern nearly won, eating Cadogan’s horse, melting his helmet, and breaking his wand. However, the knight returned… Read More