• Character The second Peverell brother, described as “arrogant,” told Death he wanted to call people back from the grave, so Death gave him the Resurrection Stone (DH21, TBB/TTB). Cadmus used the stone to call back a young woman he loved and wanted to marry in life, but she was unhappy… Read More
• Magical discipline The Dark Arts differ from other forms of magic in the intent of the wizard using it. Most magic is relatively neutral–it can be used for bad or good. Some magic, however, is evil in its intention through and through. Spells of this kind are often called curses. Curses are… Read More
• Creature The preserved remains of a body, human or animal, from which fluids have been removed. Read More
• Source Three brothers use magic to cheat death. Death appears and offers them each one magical item. The choices of the older two brothers lead to their undoing and early deaths, while the youngest brother chooses wisely and lives to a ripe old age. Read More
• Lakes and marshes The underground lake was located in the sea cave where Voldemort hid the locket Horcrux. The lake was clear and still, but beneath its surface floated hundreds of Inferi. When the water was touched by a human hand, the Inferi would rise and attack. In the center of the lake was an… Read More
• Creature A zombie is a corpse that rises from the dead, usually part of the Voudou tradition of Haiti or Africa (Pm). Read More