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Re: Discuss the Epilogue



MiZZMISSY wrote:
THIS IS OFF TOPIC BUT WEREN'T THERE SUPPOSED TO BE 789 PAGES I MEAN THAT'S WHAT WAS PUBLICIZED BUT I TURNED OUT TO BE ONLY 759 PAGES AND DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW NEVILLE LONGBOTTOM GOT THE SWORD BACK WHEN GRIPHOOK TOOK IT FROM GRINGOTT?




It wasn't really said how the sword returned, but my guess is that it once again came out of the sorting hat. Remember Dumbledore told Harry in Chamber of Secrets that help would always be given to those at Hogwarts that needed it. When Harry needed help he was able to pull the sword out of the hat. Once again help was needed by Neville and he was able to pull the sword out of the hat to kill the snake. I think Dumbledore or a predecessor put an enchantment on the sword so that it would always remain at Hogwarts.
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swimsquirrel8 wrote:
I was thiking Victoire was Viktor Krum's child
also i'm a little confused
JK Rowling said that by the end of the book we would know what harry's parents did for a living and what dudley saw when the dementors came at him
why weren't those things in the book??


alot of thingds wernt in th book that jk said would b. like she had said that the fact that harry had lilys eyes would be very important but i dint c it in th book at all! or mab i missed something...




At the end when S Snape was dying he asked Harry to look into his eyes. He wanted to be looking into Lily's eyes, who he loved, when he was dying.


yeah that sux. did anyone else thank that there would be more on what happened while harry was gone from hogwarts? and i thought that harry's parents would come back to life? AND! how did neville get the sword of Gryffindor? weird
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Isn't Victorie Fleur and Bill's child?

Also, Neville pulled the sword out of the sorting hat. Only a true Gryffindor... and he did embody that completely in the 7th book. Well done Neville, I was so proud of him :smileyhappy:
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I also LOVED the fact that Harry named his son Albus Severus. And I also thought it was really cool that the only child who inherited Lily's eyes had Severus's name. *tear*
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I believe in OoTP Harry is asked about what he think he might want to do after school, and I seem to remember he wanted to be an Auror. Hope this helps.

fury161:smileyhappy:



However, in order to be an Auror you need a minimum of five NEWTs...so did Harry, Ron, and Hermione ever go back to school? Take the NEWT exams? Or did they get a sort of "Wizarding GED"??? lol! What happened to Luna, and Dean, and how is George without Fred? Is Percy still a prat, and what was he doing at platform 9 3/4? How is Hagrid - and Grawp??? So many questions, and so few answers. I loved the book, but I have questions!!! Help me Jo!!!
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I love it when ron says to the kids as they ask why everyone is staring at them.

"Don't let it worry you, It's me. I'm extremly famous."

Something you would expect him to say. :smileyvery-happy:

By the way did it ever mention who had raised Ted Lupin all those years? I know Harry and Ginny said he could come to stay with them.. but by this time he had to be atleast 19? Seeing he was born almost 19 years from that day? So was it Harry that decided to take him in as his god child after leaving Hogwarts for the final time? Or was it tonks mother? It might have said it and I just missed it due to being overwhelmed with the ending but I dont think it was.

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I know its hilarious!!!
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That my friend, was deep!
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Wouldn't Draco have married Pansy?
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That's what I thought. I mean it makes sense...doesn't it. They were pretty chummy in school.

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Weeell JK herself said that she might want to "revisit" the world of Harry Potter someday. Maybe she left us all these questions for us to have something to read about if she ever does make a new book. That's my thoughts on it.

P.S. does anyone think it would be about Harry and co. or their kids.
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I just wanted to put out there that i think it is perfectly understyandable that harry used some unforgivable curses in that book. Like Lupin said, "The time for disarmming is over." If your under attack, if there is a way to stay alive a little longer you take it.

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Thank you! I also was disappointed that not all questions were answered. What DID Harrys parents do? In addition, I wanted to know how the rest of the characters turned out. We know Neville is professor of herbology, but what are the rest of the gang doing? What do Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to do with their lives? Whatever happens between Hagrid and Olympe? What now is the ministrys policy regarding mudbloods, centaurs, goblins, and houseelves? Does Harry get a new broom? I hate having questions after finishing a book!
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Thank you! I also was disappointed that not all questions were answered. What DID Harrys parents do? In addition, I wanted to know how the rest of the characters turned out. We know Neville is professor of herbology, but what are the rest of the gang doing? What do Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to do with their lives? Whatever happens between Hagrid and Olympe? What now is the ministrys policy regarding mudbloods, centaurs, goblins, and houseelves? Does Harry get a new broom? I hate having questions after finishing a book!
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Re: Discuss the Epilogue

Weeell JK herself said that she might want to "revisit" the world of Harry Potter someday. Maybe she left us all these questions for us to have something to read about if she ever does make a new book. That's my thoughts on it.

P.S. does anyone think it would be about Harry and co. or their kids.

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When did she say that cuz I would love it if she would? I only heard that she was going to make an encyclopedia about Harry Potter, but I'd rather she just continue the series or make a new one with the same characters on a new adventure.
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I DIDN'T THINK OF IT LIKE THAT, THANKS.
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ahhhhhh

i cried. :[
i have NEVER cried reading a book!
i dont know if it was because the books are over or because of what actually happened.


this is depressing
lol
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Not sure if it has been brought up yet, but I personally ended up feeling sorry for Snape as a child, and didn't exactly like James Potter for torturing him. In the epilogue, I now don't exactly like Ron because of how he talked of Draco and his child. Narcissa redeemed her family by saving Harry, and I am sure in these later years Draco changed. It shows that Ron never grew up and he didn't 'love' like he should have. I don't know, this is just what I saw personally.
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Also, she ruined her chances of even considering continuing the series with the same characters, by making this epilogue. It will have to continue with the children. Albus Potter and the Mystery of my Father's Occupation? Hugo Weasley and the Consideration of a Name Change? I don't know. You guys decide. :smileytongue:
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Also, she ruined her chances of even considering continuing the series with the same characters, by making this epilogue. It will have to continue with the children. Albus Potter and the Mystery of my Father's Occupation? Hugo Weasley and the Consideration of a Name Change? I don't know. You guys decide.
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Actually, she can continue the series with the same people. She can continue with the lives of the characters after they turned 17 and stuff. It would mean that the characters wouldn't die, but it's not like they know that. Plus, that doesn't mean that the characters around them would die. And the main characters can actually die, too, if JKR wants. She can say their futures changed and stuff or make them come back to life.
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Overall I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Most of this is about the book overall, so I thought this is the best place to post. Some of the instances that made me teary-eyed were the return of old characters (Harry's quidditch team) and Percy coming to his senses. I mourned the loss of Colin Creevy, who so looked up to Harry, along with the losses of others including Fred and Lupin. I think they made amends with Percy, but by showing him at the end talking about broom regulations (or whatever) showed that he didn't betray himself either, he's all about towing the line and when push came to shove he towed the line on the right side.

The name Albus Serverus is one of the best parts of the book. I totally didn't catch why Snape said "look at me", thanks for pointing that out.

I was satisfied with the epilogue, I think it gave just the right amount of information that things are ok.

I think Draco and Harry definitely acknowledge that the each had a hand in the others survival.
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jlat89 wrote:
It shows that Ron never grew up and he didn't 'love' like he should have. I don't know, this is just what I saw personally.




I think all that she showed of Ron was that he had not changed his sense of humor. He's a tease, he likes a laugh, and he likes the idea of teams competing against eachother, like in Quidditch. This is sport for him. He's laughing!
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