• Spells Stops the bleeding and closes the wounds made by the Sectumsempra curse (HBP24). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 5.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Place Home of Kingsley Shacklebolt, this was one of the many houses set up as a safe haven by the Order of the Phoenix in preparation for moving Harry from number four, Privet Drive (DH3). Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Character Kingsley Shacklebolt was a highly capable Auror and a member of the Order of the Phoenix. He resisted Voldemort’s takeover of the Ministry in 1997, even appearing on the Potterwatch radio program, and was made Minister of Magic in 1998 after Voldemort’s demise. Kingsley was a tall, bald black wizard who… Read More
• Spells This spell creates a magical barrier that will deflect hexes thrown at the caster.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 5.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Magical artifacts In Dumbledore’s day (although not in Armando Dippet’s), the office contained a number of spindly-legged tables supporting various frail “curious silver instruments” (CS12), the function of which Harry did not know. They usually whirred and emitted little puffs of smoke. Podcast:… Read More
• Character Sirius Black was James Potter’s closest friend, Harry Potter’s godfather, and an Animagus, who was falsely accused of betrayal and murder and imprisoned in Azkaban. Sirius Black was the elder of two boys born to an aristocratic family that was fiercely proud of its pureblood status and vehemently anti-Muggle. Unlike his younger brother Regulus and… Read More
• Event During the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, Bellatrix hits Sirius Black with a spell in the chest. His body, still smiling, falls through the veil in the Death Chamber (OP35). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event On the last night of winter break, Severus Snape arrives at Grimmauld Place, headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix. Mrs. Weasley tells Harry to go to the kitchen where he finds Snape and his godfather, Sirius Black, sitting in awkward silence because they are old rivals from school days. Read More
• Event Harry visits Hagrid with Slughorn, where the three hold a burial for Aragog. Slughorn and Hagrid drink to honor the deceased Acromantula, and when Hagrid falls asleep, Harry talks with Slughorn about his and Dumbledore’s efforts to reveal Voldemort’s past. Slughorn had refused to share his own memory of telling… Read More
• Event After an encounter with Harry during which Snape admits he was the Half-Blood Prince and shouts that Harry should not call him a coward, Buckbeak the hippogriff attacks Snape and chases him back towards the Hogwarts gates. Snape, along with several other Death Eaters including the Carrows, Thorfinn Rowle and… Read More
• Event Death Eater Severus Snape sent a message to Albus Dumbledore to meet him on a lonely windswept hilltop in late 1980 so he could warn him that Lily Evans Potter and her child were in danger of being attacked by Voldemort (DH33). When the Headmaster arrived he found a… Read More
• Character Severus Snape was Potions Master, Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, and Head of Slytherin at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry; he succeeded Dumbledore as Headmaster. He was personally killed by Lord Voldemort and his snake, Nagini. Snape was a conundrum to all who know him: sarcastic and hard… Read More
• Character Snowy is a cross-breed Kneazle and cat who belongs to Arabella Figg. Snowy, like Mrs. Figg’s other cats, can understand human speech. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 5.8MB)… Read More
• Potions Unknown, but presumably increases the user’s physical or magical strength. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 5.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Character Square-jawed wizard with thick straw-colored hair. Member of the Order of the Phoenix and part of the Advance Guard that helped Harry escape from number four Privet Drive (OP3). Podmore was on guard duty at entrance of the Department of Mysteries on August 31, 1995 when he was apprehended… Read More
• Event He can’t explain to Eric Munch, the Ministry guard on duty, why he’s sneaking around the Ministry of Magic headquarters at 1 am and is arrested. He had been ordered by the Order of the Phoenix to guard the Hall of Prophecy from any attempt by Death Eaters to steal… Read More