"Does Hermione Granger prove that a witch really can have it all? (No, look at her hair.)"
-- Rita Skeeter, Daily Prophet, 8 July 2014 (QWC)
Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final is a feature article that appeared in the Daily Prophet on 8 July 2014. Wasp-penned gossip journalist Rita Skeeter reports on the loves, lives and rivalries of the former members of Dumbledore’s Army when they got together in Argentina to watch the Brazil v Bulgaria final match (QWC).
“He [Harry Potter] continues to wear the distinctive round glasses that some might say are better suited to a style-deficient twelve-year-old.”
“The jury is out on whether she [Ginny Weasley] really had the talent or experience to be sent to the Quidditch World Cup (jury’s back in — no!!!).”
“Her [Luna Lovegood] twin sons are ‘at home with grandpa’. Is this a euphemism for ‘too disturbed to be seen in public’? Surely only the unkindest would suggest so.”
“Teddy Lupin — a lanky half-werewolf with bright blue hair — has been behaving in a way unbefitting of wizarding royalty…. Mr and Mrs Bill Weasley might like to know that their beautiful, blonde daughter Victoire seems to be attracted to any dark corner where Master Lupin happens to be lurking.”
Hermione Granger’s rise through the Ministry of Magic to Deputy Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement is described as “meteoric” and she was “tipped to go even higher within the Ministry”.
There is a rumour that Hannah Abbott, who is landlady of the Leaky Cauldron, had retrained as a Healer and would be applying for the post of Matron at Hogwarts, where her husband Neville teaches Herbology.
In the campground, Luna Lovegood is wearing colourful robes, consisting of the flags of all sixteen qualifying countries for the Quidditch World Cup sewn together (QWC).
Rita Skeeter continues with her character assassination of the members Dumbledore's Army, reporting alongside Ginny Weasley, during the minute-by-minute coverage of the final match on 11 July. Sparks will definitely fly! (QWC)
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