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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 96 Days

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Posted by: Edward
August 14, 2010, 08:38 PM

There are now only 96 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film.  Here's today's quote!
"Oh yes," says Skeeter, nodding briskly, "I devote an entire chapter to the whole Potter-Dumbledore relationship.  It's been called unhealthy, even sinister.  Again, your readers will have to buy my book for the whole story, but there is no question that Dumbledore took an unnatural interest in Potter from the word go.  Whether that was really in the boy's best interest --- well, we'll see.  It's certainly an open secret that Potter has had a most troubled adolescence."
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, "In Memoriam"

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43 Comments

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3134 Points

Rita, you have no scruples, woman!

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808 Points

In relation to the quote what do you make of the Harry/Dumbledore relationship? Dumbledore obviously had an inkling Harry was a horcrux from at least CoS when discussing the fact Harry could talk to snakes as Voldy had transferred some of his powers to Harry when he was a baby. Do you think he was manipulating Harry all along? Or do you think he wanted to just keep an eye on him, saw that he could possibly hold the key to defeating Voldy and then try to give him the tools to succeed like Harry said he had done in PS in showing him the Mirror of Erised? Or do you think he was trying to manipulate him but then began to love him like a son and tried to protect him whilst still hoping he could save the wizarding world? It would be nice to hear your thoughts on this.

Posted by Love is the greatest magic on August 15, 2010, 07:57 PM report to moderator
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1061 Points

I love the cover of that book, and would probably die of happiness if they released it for us to buy, especially if the cover was holographic so that Dumbledore actually moved.

Posted by Vicki_The_House_Elf *ROAR* ϟ on August 15, 2010, 11:22 PM report to moderator
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13614 Points

Cool cover!
Oh, and …
Rita Skeeter: i hate you
x)

Posted by Gryffindor_Girl_xx {ROAR!!} on August 16, 2010, 07:15 AM report to moderator
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246 Points

Nice cover design but Rita’s always annoyed me

Posted by Nagini's dinner on August 16, 2010, 09:26 AM report to moderator
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246 Points

Nice cover design but Rita’s always annoyed me

Posted by Nagini's dinner on August 16, 2010, 09:26 AM report to moderator
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696 Points

@ Love is the greatest magic

Good point! I think he always cared for harry but once he knew him he stared feeling something more.

Posted by Nwrosey on August 16, 2010, 09:27 AM report to moderator
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30 Points

that’s a very rita cover

Posted by tmcdean on August 17, 2010, 10:18 AM report to moderator
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2059 Points

i will really miss dumbledore..

Posted by ♫Dumbledore'sApprentice♫ on August 18, 2010, 02:25 AM report to moderator
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2059 Points

by the wayy..love da picx…

Posted by ♫Dumbledore'sApprentice♫ on August 18, 2010, 02:26 AM report to moderator
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94 Points

she’s a character everyone love’s to hate.

Posted by l-u-n-a on August 18, 2010, 08:57 PM report to moderator
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95 Points

Oh Rita Skeeter, I just LOVE to HATE you. (:

I love the cover.

Posted by literarynerd on August 29, 2010, 01:05 PM report to moderator
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10161 Points

The book is just as tacky as Rita. LOL

However, that specific quote made me go O_O

I think its her mind that’s sinister.

Posted by SlyBones on August 31, 2010, 01:55 AM report to moderator
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