Editorials

Scar Tissue

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I’m not sure we’ll ever really know exactly what Harry thought or felt about his scar, or what it was like to have that be the center of most people’s attention. As for me, though, I can honestly say that I’ve grown to love my scar tissue. Read More »

5 Potter characters stories Jo should cover on Pottermore

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Since the books ended, fans have been hungry for more info on the many characters of the Harry Potter series. While we have gotten a glimpse into the personal histories of characters like Remus Lupin and Minerva McGonagall, there are several other fascinating characters whose lives and loyalties haven't been fully explained in the canon. I've compiled a list of five characters I hope JK Rowling will cover in subsequent Pottermore chapters so the fandom can get to know some minor characters in the series better. Read More »

If Neville Longbottom Was “The Chosen One”

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I know this is a topic that has been discussed before, but it’s something I find very interesting to delve into. There are so many “what ifs” that we can explore in the Potter series, but I think this is one of the biggest ones. If Voldemort had interpreted the prophecy to mean Neville and his parents, there are quite a few things that would be different about the story. You see, it’s not as simple as switching characters and leaving the story and the outcome the same. Different characters react to things in different ways and make different decisions that can completely change the course of a story. Read More »

Magical Names

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Coming up with a name as amazing as "Sirius Black" can't be simple, still, Rowling was able to come up with an army of perfect names for each and everyone of her characters, all of them unique and with that touch of "potterness" that makes you immediately relate them with Rowling's masterpiece. Read More »