The Evolution of the Flying Broomstick
Synopsis, notes, and links by Michele L. Worley
First US edition: pages 1 - 3
In which the earliest known broomsticks are discussed.
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
More about the development of broomsticks can be found in the chapter
about racing brooms.
No spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form.
Those few Animagi who transform
into winged creatures may enjoy flight, but they are a rarity.
The witch or wizard who finds him- or herself
transfigured into a bat may take to the air, but, having a bat's brain,
they are sure to forget where they want to go the moment they take flight.
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Synopsis copyright 2005 Michele L. Worley
Notes © 2005 - 2006 Michele L. Worley and the Harry Potter Lexicon