• Trivia Ron tells us that “… when I was three, Fred turned my teddy bear into a great big filthy spider because I broke his toy broomstick …” That means that Fred Weasley at age five was able to transfigure a teddy bear into a live spider (CS9). Clever boy! At age… Read More
• Character Theseus Scamander was the older brother of Newt Scamander, a well-known hero of World War One, and an Auror for the Ministry of Magic in the 1920s. When Newt Scamander appeared before MACUSA in 1926 after creatures escaped from his case, the British Envoy recognized his last name, as did… Read More
• Source “The Tale of the Three Brothers” is a wizarding world fairy tale, part of the collection The Tales of Beedle the Bard. In the tale, three brothers use magic to cheat death. Death himself appears and offers them each one magical item. The choices of the older two brothers… Read More
• Wandmaking Two wands that have the same magical substance at the core are said to be twins or brother wands. Read More