Nineteen Years Later
"What if I'm in Slytherin?"
Notes by Michele L. Worley
Page editor Belinda Hobbs
U.S. hardcover edition: pages 753 - 759
U.K. hardcover edition: pages 603 - 607
Friday, 1 September, 2017
In which Harry,
Draco are all putting their older
children on the Hogwarts Express.
The commuters stared curiously at the
owls as the family wove its way
toward the barrier between platforms nine and ten.
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
The morning of the first of September
Two large cages...the owls inside them hooted indignantly
'Two years,' sniffed Lily. 'I want to go now!'
'I won't be in Slytherin!'
James, grinning at his younger brother
'We wrote to James three times a week last year,' said Ginny.
Harry thought he heard Percy discoursing loudly on broomstick regulations,
and was quite glad of the excuse not to stop and say hello...
Rose, who was already wearing her brand new Hogwarts robes
'Parked all right, then?'
pass a Muggle driving test
before they've even started school!
he said he'd come to see her off!
Don't forget Hagrid's invited you
to tea next Friday.
Don't duel with anyone 'til you've learned how.
Characters introduced in this chapter:
Malfoy (unnamed) (Draco's wife)
Malfoy, Scorpius (Draco's son)
Potter, Albus Severus (as Al)
Ginny's younger son)
Ginny's elder son)
Characters returning in this chapter:
Characters mentioned in this chapter:
Settings and locations introduced or returning in this chapter:
Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:
Exceptional character moments:
Albus Severus Potter, worried sick he might be Sorted into
James Potter, yanking Albus' chain at every opportunity, and who is
too cool to give his mother's love to Professor Longbottom.
Links and Resources:
believe I could pass a Muggle driving test, did you? She
thought I'd have to
'As a matter of fact, I did
'If you're not in
we'll disinherit you,' said Ron,
'but no pressure.'
'So that's little Scorpius. Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie.
Thank God you inherited your mother's brains.'
'I thought they were invisible? You said they were invisible!'
'It's me. I'm extremely famous.'
The name of the section - nineteen years later - tells us that this is 2017,
the day is named in the first paragraph
(BH) and September 1, 2017 is a Friday.