• Character Torquil MacTavish was a Scottish wizard who participated in a broom race that led to the destruction of the Colosseum. MacTavish and his Italian rival Silvio Astolfi flew a close race from Aberdeen to Rome. In the explosions at the end of the race that destroyed the Colosseum, MacTavish was… Read More
• Character Madam Marsh was a witch who repeatedly travelled on the Knight Bus, despite suffering from motion sickness. Read More
• Transportation • Wizarding culture Witches and wizards use magical means to move from place to place. They can use spells, specifically Apparition, and personal devices such as brooms. However, various forms of public transit are also available. All forms of magical transportation, both personal and public, are regulated and controlled by the Department of Magical Transportation. Read More
• Cities A large industrial city in North-West England and headquarters of the Thunderbolt broom manufacturer (Pm). Read More
• Magical objects A time-traveling device the use of which was strictly regulated by the Ministry (PA21). Inside the hourglass-shaped device there is a single One-Hour Reversal Charm (Pm). All of them were thought to be destroyed during the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (OP35, HBP11, BP), but in… Read More
• Incantations incantation Moves a tree (PA10). The basic spell for moving something starts with the “Mobili-” prefix. It is up to the caster to be able to tack on the correct Latinate word for the object to be moved, in this case a tree. It seems unlikely that there is… Read More
• Incantations Moves a body. The basic spell for moving something starts with the “Mobili-” prefix. In this case, the Latin word for “body” is tacked on the end. Read More
• Broomsticks The Moontrimmer is a broom model created in 1901 by Gladys Boothby. It was a slender, ash-handled broom (QA9). For its time it was the first to achieve record-breaking heights (at least, record-breaking while the flyer maintained control at such an altitude). Its maximum speed was less than seventy miles… Read More
• Spells Charms magic, or even hexes, can be used to move objects in various ways. Locomotion Magic The basic spell for moving an object is Locomotor, which comes from two Latin words meaning roughly “move from its place.” First years learn to move objects by magic; the practical part of Flitwick’s… Read More
• Magical artifacts Muggle objects which are specifically not allowed to have magical spells applied to them. Read More
• Character Myron Otherhaus was a handsome wizard who lived in Bury St Edmunds. He fell in love with Violet Tillyman when she accidentally arrived in his house via the Floo Network (Pm). Read More