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The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black

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"Size is no guarantee of power. Look at Ginny. You've never been on the receiving end of one of her Bat-Bogey hexes, have you?" - George Weasley (OP6)

OP6

Harry, Sirius, and the Weasleys clean the Black house; Kreacher, the Black family house-elf, shows another darker side to house-elves; Harry is shown the Black family tree; and we learn that Sirius is not only related to the Weasleys and Tonks, but to the Malfoys and the Lestranges.

Calendar and Dates

The chapter begins late the night Harry arrives at twelve Grimmauld Place and continues through the night before his hearing. The chapter tells us the hearing is on 12 August, and we know he arrived at Grimmauld on 6 August, we know it covers roughly 5 days.

Interesting facts and notes

Still to come.

Exceptional character moments

Still to come....

Memorable lines

"Size is no guarantee of power. Look at Ginny. You've never been on the receiving end of one of her Bat-Bogey hexes, have you?"

They moved from the drawing room to a dining room on the ground floor where they found spiders large as saucers lurking in the dresser (Ron left the room hurriedly to make a cup of tea and did not return for an hour and a half).

Words and phrases

Other Canon Notes

Characters (notes or unnamed):

  • KreacherĀ - makes his first appearance, though he's been discussed before
  • Potters (James's parents)
  • No surname Sirius's uncle Alphard
  • No surname Sirius's aunt Elladora
  • Unnamed Sirius's grandfather, who was awarded an Order of Merlin, first class

 

Settings and locations mentioned:

InĀ number twelve, Grimmauld Place:

  • Dining room
  • Drawing room
  • Harry and Ron's bedroom

Characters Introduced

Commentary

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The Harry Potter Canon