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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 80 Days

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Posted by: Edward
August 31, 2010, 08:24 AM

There are now only 80 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 is today's quote!

"Once I'm seventeen, the protective charm that keeps me safe will break, and that exposes you as well as me. The Order is sure Voldemort will target you, whether to torture you to try and find out where I am, or because he thinks by holding you hostage I'd come and try to rescue you."
     - Harry Potter
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, "The Dursleys Departing"

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41 Comments

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186 Points

Ah Harry, so noble. Never wants to put anyone else in danger.

Posted by Storeyann (ROAR) on August 31, 2010, 09:09 AM report to moderator
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Yeah, wouldn’t we all rush to rescue the Dursleys.

Posted by jeannemclROAR on August 31, 2010, 09:11 AM report to moderator
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Dursleys were horrible, but they’d still followed Dumbledore’s letter and kept Harry. They could have just thrown him out to the orphanage despite all those wizardy things.

Posted by Gucia ROAR! on August 31, 2010, 10:09 AM report to moderator
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Well, he would have rescued them…maybe not in a heartbeat, but after they’d gotten a little taste of what life in Voldy’s crosshairs must’ve been like for their ward. And maybe even the Dursleys would’ve gotten a bit of character-building out of that experience! At least Dudley was beginning to show the tiniest glimmer of a capacity for compassion.

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on August 31, 2010, 10:11 AM report to moderator
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Yes,this shows the nobility of Harry.Best chapter to describe Dudley’s feeling and Harry’s anger at their stupidity.I think i love Harry for his feeling for them.

Posted by Susmita singh on August 31, 2010, 10:15 AM report to moderator
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So noble of harry to think of the Dursleys even though they didn’t look after him well.

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on August 31, 2010, 10:17 AM report to moderator
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Thanks for this it is very appreciate,,,but why is this countdown calander

always one day behind the TLC site countdown ….it is already 79 days till.

Posted by Jeannine on August 31, 2010, 11:00 AM report to moderator
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ooh it raises the question. would he?

Posted by hermionenluna TZS ROAR! on August 31, 2010, 11:04 AM report to moderator
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This was one of my favorite parts, when Dudley, in his own ways told Harry that he loved him and that he was going to miss him… and that he was really part of the family, Dudley’s life wouldn’t be the same without Harry in it:)

Posted by JessSnape on August 31, 2010, 11:05 AM report to moderator
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question in everyone’s mind…Would he rescue them

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on August 31, 2010, 11:09 AM report to moderator
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This was a great part of DH. Mr. Dursley accusing Harry of wanting to take his house.

Posted by taoist1 on August 31, 2010, 11:14 AM report to moderator
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@Jeannine When there are only hours left in the countdown, they will be posting the final quote… they have it timed out right.

Posted by allprostar31 on August 31, 2010, 11:23 AM report to moderator
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Love this chapter…who knew Dudley was actually grateful to Harry?

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on August 31, 2010, 12:31 PM report to moderator
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Oh harry, always so noble :)

Posted by Lonewolf_ ^HISS^ on August 31, 2010, 01:01 PM report to moderator
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<3

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