1960-1981 – The Dark Wizard Voldemort makes himself known and in the 1970s begins his rise to power. At Hogwarts, a group of intrepid and plucky students, calling themselves the Marauders, are recognized for the trouble they cause but also for their brilliance and audacity. They come of age and join the resistance against Voldemort. It is the infant son of one of those Marauders who mysteriously causes the defeat and apparently destruction of Voldemort.