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The Ford Anglia rescues Harry and Ron from Acromantulas

After telling Harry and Ron what he knows about the Chamber of Secrets and its… Read More

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“So Dobby stopped us from getting on the train and broke your arm….”  He shook his head.  “You know what, Harry?  If he doesn’t stop trying to save your life he’s going to kill you.”… Read More

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After the Dark Mark appears in the sky on the night of the Quidditch World Cup, Barty Crouch releases Winky the house-elf from his service, and her unfair treatment draws Hermione’s sympathy and indignation.  When she, Harry, and Ron visit Sirius in the cave above Hogsmeade to… Read More
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Professor Lupin‘s first class with the third-year Gryffindors covers boggarts, which shapeshift into a form that the person who encounters it will find the most frightening.  As humans grow and age, they compile more experiences, which result in unique personalities, a deeper capacity for emotions, and more… Read More