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Re: Discuss Chapter 9

i think the enchantment is different because as Hermione says, she has every intention of lifting it once it's safe for them to come back to Britain as muggles. It seems like that sort of alteration is simply providing a new, false memory over the exisiting one. The memory charm that they want to use on the death eaters would not simply cover over their memory with a different one, it would completely wipe their memories for a chunk of time. I think they must be very different spells. After all, she wouldn't want to permanently wipe her parent's memories the way she would two death eaters.
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Re: Discuss Chapter 9

How DID the Death Eaters find them so fast in that cafe??? I don't like it.

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Re: Discuss Chapter 9

kpeterson32 wrote:
Is that really Hermione? When the DEs attack them in the cafe and the kids knock them out, she says they need to modify their memories so that the DEs can't tell anyone where and when they saw HRH. Ron says he's never done a memory charm before, and Hermione says that she hasn't either, but she knows the theory... BUT, Hermione told us back in the Ghoul in Pajamas chapter that she had modified her parents' memories to make them think they were someone else and that they needed to move to Australia.

Is this a mistake or is that not Hermione at Grimmauld Place???

They are two different charms, if I am remembering correctly.

For her parents, she has bewitched them to make them think that they are different people. She is, in essence, implanting false memories and modifying the ones they had.

She has never wiped a person's memory before, and only knows the theory there.
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