Of the many fearsome beasts and monsters that roam our land, there is none more curious or more deadly than the Basilisk, known also as the King of Serpents. This snake, which may reach gigantic size and live many hundreds of years, is born from a chicken's egg, hatched beneath a toad. Its methods of killing are most wondrous, for aside from itsdeadly and venomous fangs, the Basilisk has a murderous stare, and all who are fixed with the beam of its eye shall suffer instant death. Spiders flee before the Basilisk, for it is their mortal enemy, and the Basilisk flees only from the crowing of the...
Horcruxes are a very delicate subject at Hogwarts, owing to their evil nature. However, in light of recent events, I have prepared this lesson as a basic introduction.
Horcruxes are containers that hold part of a wizard's soul. Very few wizards who make a Horcrux make more than one. Lord Voldemort was alone in this respect. Dividing one's soul in half takes a terrible toll on thed wizard. Only the truly evil rip it more than once.
One makes a Horcrux by commiting an act of unspeakable evil. Usually this is murder.
There are three Unforgivable Curses. The use of any of them on a fellow human earns the cater a life sentence in Azkaban. Technically, you shouldn't see what these curses look like until your sixth year.
The Cruciatus Curse is used for torture. Bellatrix Lestrange used it on Frank and Alice Longbottom, torturing them into madness. It produces a feeling of pain, unbearable pain. Victims will usually be writhing on the ground.
The Imperius Curse can be used to force someone to do your will. The caster has complete control over the victim. Most commonly, the victim, when the curse is...
I saw this Harry Potter Comedy when it was in Toronto and it was hilarious! The two actors perform all 7 books in 70 minutes and I was dying of laughter.
I hear it's heading to NYC this summer. If your in the area, go and see it!!!
Interesting stuff I stumbled across, a treat for HP fans that are also Star Trek fans (and vice-versa).
Scroll down the page and click on the yellow pad to get to the following pages, full of great pics very well made.
I'm here to rally all of the elfish advocates in this club to join the fight against house-elf mistreatment! As vice president of the Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare, I encourage all of you to become S.P.E.W. members today!
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