• Art and Culture A gold-framed painting of a blonde-haired mermaid hangs in the Prefects’ Bathroom on the fifth floor of Hogwarts. She sits on a rock and is usually asleep and snoring. She  flirts with the young gentlemen while they bathe, which doesn’t seem to impress Myrtle much (GF25). She resembles the mermaids of… Read More
• Creature The Mountain Troll is the largest and most violent of the various troll species. It stands twelve feet tall, with grey skin, a lumpy body, and flat horny feet. It exudes a powerfully awful smell, “a mixture of old socks and the kind of public toilet no one seems to… Read More
• Character Moaning Myrtle is a ghost who haunts a toilet in a girls’ bathroom on the first or second floor of Hogwarts castle. She is a squat ghost with lank hair, pimples, and thick glasses. She seldom smiles and takes offense at the least excuse, crying rivers of tears and wailing. Read More