• Spells The Leek Jinx results in leeks growing out of the target’s ears. A leek is a vegetable in the onion family. Read More
• Magical discipline Legilimency is the ability to extract emotions and memories from another person’s mind. It is a branch of magic not normally taught at Hogwarts (at least, not at Ordinary Wizarding Level). Although the word literally translates as ‘mind-reading’, this is considered a naive interpretation of the art by its practitioners. Read More
• Magical identities Someone who practices Legilimency to extract thoughts and emotions from another’s mind is called a Legilimens (OP37). Read More
• Mysterious places • Rooms, chambers, and floors The level of the Ministry of Magic housing the Department of Mysteries (OP7). The Department of Mysteries is accessed via the lifts from the Atrium. A simple, bare corridor leads to a plain black door. This door opens into the circular room with twelve plain, black, handleless doors all… Read More
• Character Father of Remus Lupin, expert on Non-Human Spiritous Apparitions such as poltergeists and boggarts, later employed by the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures in the 1960s (Pm). Born in the 1920s, he met his beautiful Muggle wife in the late 1950s. Hope Howell lived in Cardiff,… Read More