• Magical effects When put on a word, anyone who then says that word becomes trackable by the caster; saying the word breaks protective enchantments and causes some kind of magical disturbance. Read More
• Event They are freed by Voldemort as he rebuilds his power. The Ministry led by Fudge blames the whole thing on Sirius Black. The Daily Prophet reports: The Ministry of Magic announced late last night that there has been a mass breakout from Azkaban. Speaking to reporters in his private office,… Read More
• Character Theodore Nott (Slytherin, 1991-1998) is the son of the Death Eater Nott (PS7, OP26). Theodore is described as “weedy-looking” (OP26) and “a clever loner who does not feel the need to join gangs, including Malfoy’s” (JKR). During Care of Magical Creatures class in fifth year, he… Read More
• Character Pius Thicknesse was the head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (DH1) until the death of Rufus Scrimgeour, after which he became Minister for Magic (DH13). Unfortunately, he had been placed under the Imperius Curse by the Death Eater Yaxley earlier in the summer (DH1), which… Read More
• Character Thorfinn Rowle was a huge, blonde Death Eater during the second war with Voldemort. During the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, Rowle was part of the group that invaded Hogwarts where he did tremendous damage (HBP27). It was his Avada Kedavra that killed fellow Death Eater Gibbon when it missed Lupin. Rowle… Read More
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Way back in the late 90s, the Harry Potter books came out in Britain first, long before the US editions. In fact, it took a whole year for Philosopher's Stone to be Transfigured into Sorcerer's Stone. During that year, the editors at Scholastic changed a lot more than the title. They replaced a lot of British terms which they assumed would confuse American readers. In some cases, I guess they were probably right. Many Americans would have no idea what a "bobble hat" or a "packet of crisps" was, and in the U.S. a "jumper" Read More
• Event After the death of Hepzibah Smith, Riddle vanishes for ten years. He travels far and wide, sinking deeply into the Dark Arts, consorting with the very worst of wizard-kind. He undergoes so many dangerous, magical transformations that when he resurfaces years later as Lord Voldemort, he is barely recognizable. Read More
• Character Tom Marvolo Riddle was a gifted young wizard born of a witch mother (Merope Gaunt) and a Muggle father (Tom Riddle, Sr.) on December 31, 1926. His mother had fallen in love with his father, who was a Muggle, and tricked him into marrying her with a… Read More
• Character Travers was a Death Eater who murdered Marlene McKinnon and her family, according to Karkaroff during his own trial. At that point, Travers had already been captured by the Ministry (GF30, OP9). Travers later escaped and partook in the Battle of the Seven Potters, where… Read More