It has been a few days since I finished Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; I needed a moment to compose myself.
That ending! Wow!
How did I not see that coming? Of course it was Mr Crouch’s son, who had long ago been banished to Azkaban where he didn’t actually die, rather traded places with his terminally ill mother and now free, reconnected with old mate Voldemort, cursed and killed his father, and kidnapped Mad-Eye Moody to take his identity at Hogwarts, all the while helping Harry Potter win the Triwizard Cup, that had been turned into a Portkey to send Harry precisely to where Voldemort was waiting to kill him.
Evil words – fighting – blood – stabbing – magic – battle – ghosts – Harry wins and lives to fight through another book!
And now it’s time for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
And a whole 800 pages long!
I’m already 1771 pages into the Harry Potter series, so I may as well keep going.
Things aren’t getting any easier for poor Harry. He’s only been a wizard-in-training for four years, yet he’s already had at least four near-death experiences. Fifty pages into the Order of the Phoenix and we can add another close encounter with magic of the dark kind. But this time, Harry “I don’t go looking for trouble” Potter was true to his word – the Dementors came looking for him, all the way to Privet Drive and to his muggle home away from his magic home.
As Harry summoned his Patronus to protect him and cousin Dudley from the Dementors, I was inspired to discover my own Patronus.
I headed back to Pottermore and completed the test to see which animal form my most powerful of defensive charms would take.
Would it be a unicorn?
Or a panther?
Yep. A Basset Hound.
Sure, they are super cute, with their long floppy ears and droopy eyes.
Sure, they are pleasant-natured and easy going.
They would make a delightful pet.
But what are they going to do, lick the Dementors to death??!!
What is your Patronus?
I am the only one with a Basset Hound? I need to know! Let me know in the comments below!
You can catch up on all my previous Harry-Pott-A-Thon adventures here!
- Day 1 – Muggles, pigs tails, put-outers and more!
- Day 2 – Potions, Quidditch and a Three-Headed Dog!
- Day 3 – I’m Sorry, WHO Was After the Philosopher’s Stone?!
- Day 4 – One Book Down, Six to Go!
- Day 5 – The Secrets of The Chamber Are Revealed!
- Day 6 – The Day I Am Sorted into My House!
- Day 7 – Harry “trouble usually finds me” Potter is back!
- Day 8 – It’s Unputdownable!
- Day 9 – When did these books get so big?!
- Day 10 – Or, the day I attempt, yet again, to predict the unpredictable!
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