Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by

J. K. Rowling

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Harry Potter Character Analysis

The titular protagonist of the novel. Harry is a seventeen-year-old wizard who is prophecied to be the only person capable of killing the Dark Lord Voldemort as the one person capable of killing Voldemort. To this end, Harry spent the previous year working closely with Dumbledore to discover Horcruxes, which Harry must find and destroy. Though Harry is a competent wizard and is especially good at defensive spells, he comes under fire at several points for not killing or hurting people who tried to kill him. Harry insists that this is because he's not like Voldemort; he's uninterested in killing people for no reason. Harry also shows himself to be devoted to his friends and extremely trusting, something that Lupin suggests that Harry inherited from his father. Though Harry is accepting of his fate and knows that he has to defeat Voldemort, he hates the fact that others will die to help him achieve his goals and, indeed, that they're willing to do so. He feels intermittently unworthy of Hermione and Ron's support and faith in him, and he struggles throughout the novel with the suspicion that Dumbledore both didn't love him and didn't leave him enough information to accomplish his task. This leads Harry to question his entire mission, as he hates not being able to figure out what Dumbledore truly wanted him to do. Harry chooses to reaffirm his belief in Dumbledore and decides that Dumbledore had a plan and intended to keep Harry in the dark about some things, which Harry is able to confirm when he views Snape's memories in the Pensieve. At this point, Harry realizes that his mental connection to Voldemort exists because Harry himself is the final Horcrux. Once Harry realizes that he needs to die, he recognizes the importance of killing as few people as possible—that is, himself and Voldemort—and he gives his life willingly. His desire to speak to Dumbledore again manifests in a dream-like conversation with Dumbledore, in which Dumbledore helps Harry make sense of what he knows and gives Harry the tools to emerge victorious. He later marries Ginny and passes on what he learned to his sons.

Harry Potter Quotes in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows quotes below are all either spoken by Harry Potter or refer to Harry Potter. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Scholastic Inc. edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows published in 2007.
Chapter Two Quotes

He had thought he knew Dumbledore quite well, but ever since reading this obituary he had been forced to recognize that he had barely known him at all. Never once had he imagined Dumbledore's childhood or youth; it was as though he had sprung into being as Harry had known him, venerable and silver-haired and old. The idea of a teenage Dumbledore was simply odd, like trying to imagine a stupid Hermione or a friendly Blast-Ended Skrewt.

Page Number: 21
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Chapter Three Quotes

He looked curiously at his cousin. They had had virtually no contact during this summer or last, as Harry had come back to Privet Drive so briefly and kept to his room so much. It now dawned on Harry, however, that the cup of cold tea on which he had trodden that morning might not have been a booby trap at all.

Related Characters: Harry Potter, Dudley Dursley
Page Number: 40
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Chapter Five Quotes

"Harry, the time for Disarming is past! These people are trying to capture and kill you! At least Stun if you aren't prepared to kill!"

"We were hundreds of feet up! Stan's not himself, and if I Stunned him and he'd fallen, he'd have died the same as if I'd used Avada Kedavra!"

Related Characters: Harry Potter (speaker), Remus Lupin (speaker), Stan Shunpike
Page Number: 70
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Dumbledore would have believed him, he knew it. Dumbledore would have known how and why Harry's wand had acted independently, because Dumbledore always had the answers; he had known about wands, had explained to Harry the strange connection that existed between his wand and Voldemort's...But Dumbledore, like Mad-Eye, like Sirius, like his parents, like his poor owl, all were gone where Harry could never talk to them again.

Page Number: 84
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Chapter Seven Quotes

"It's traditional to give a wizard a watch when he comes of age," said Mrs. Weasley, watching him anxiously from beside the cooker. "I'm afraid that one isn't new like Ron's, it was actually my brother Fabian's and he wasn't terribly careful with his possessions, it's a bit dented on the back, but—"

Related Characters: Mrs. Weasley (speaker), Harry Potter
Page Number: 114
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Chapter Eight Quotes

Harry looked into Doge's earnest, pained face and felt, not reassured, but frustrated. Did Doge really think it was that easy, that Harry could simply choose not to believe? Didn't Doge understand Harry's need to be sure, to know everything?

Page Number: 152-53
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Chapter Ten Quotes

The accusations he had heard from Muriel at the wedding seemed to have nested in his brain like diseased things, infecting his memories of the wizard he had idolized. Could Dumbledore have let such things happen? Had he been like Dudley, content to watch neglect and abuse as long as it did not affect him? Could he have turned his back on a sister who was being imprisoned and hidden?

Page Number: 177
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"Elf magic isn't like wizard's magic, is it?" said Ron. "I mean, they can Apparate and Disapparate in and out of Hogwarts when we can't."

There was silence as Harry digested this. How could Voldemort have made such a mistake? But even as he thought this, Hermione spoke, and her voice was icy.

"Of course, Voldemort would have considered the ways of house-elves far beneath his notice, just like all the purebloods who treat them like animals...It would never have occurred to him that they might have magic that he didn't."

Related Characters: Ron Weasley (speaker), Hermione Granger (speaker), Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, Kreacher
Page Number: 195
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"Sirius was horrible to Kreacher, Harry, and it's no good looking like that, you know it's true. Kreacher had been alone for a long time when Sirius came to live here, and he was probably starving for a bit of affection. I'm sure 'Miss Cissy' and 'Miss Bella' were perfectly lovely to Kreacher when he turned up, so he did them a favor and told them everything they wanted to know. I've said all along that wizards would pay for how they treat house-elves. Well, Voldemort did...and so did Sirius."

Page Number: 198
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Chapter Eleven Quotes

"Attendance is now compulsory for every young witch and wizard," he replied. "That was announced yesterday. It's a change, because it was never obligatory before. [...] This way, Voldemort will have the whole Wizarding population under his eye from a young age."

Related Characters: Remus Lupin (speaker), Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort
Page Number: 210
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Chapter Fifteen Quotes

The rain was pounding the tent, tears were pouring down Hermione's face, and the excitement of a few minutes before had vanished as if it had never been, a short-lived firework that had flared and died, leaving everything dark, wet, and cold. The sword of Gryffindor was hidden they knew not where, and they were three teenagers in a tent whose only achievement was not, yet, to be dead.

Related Characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger
Page Number: 308
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Chapter Sixteen Quotes

Indeed, as Phineas Nigellus talked about Snape's crackdown, Harry experienced a split second of madness when he imagined simply going back to school to join the destabilization of Snape's regime: being fed, and having a soft bed, and other people being in charge, seemed the most wonderful prospect in the world at that moment.

Page Number: 314-15
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"'The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death'..." A horrible thought came to him, and with it a kind of panic. "Isn't that a Death Eater idea? Why is that there?"

"It doesn't mean defeating death in the way the Death Eaters mean it, Harry," said Hermione, her voice gentle. "It means...you know...living beyond death. Living after death."

Related Characters: Harry Potter (speaker), Hermione Granger (speaker), Lily Potter, James Potter
Page Number: 328
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Chapter Eighteen Quotes

Dumbledore had left them to grope in the darkness, to wrestle with unknown and undreamed-of terrors, alone and unaided: nothing was explained, nothing was given freely, they had no sword, and now, Harry had no wand. And he had dropped the photograph of the thief, and it would surely be easy now for Voldemort to find out who he was...Voldemort had all the information now...

Page Number: 351
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Chapter Nineteen Quotes

He was not being kind or generous. As certainly as he had known that the doe was benign, he knew that Ron had to be the one to wield the sword. Dumbledore had at least taught Harry something about certain kinds of magic, of the incalculable power of certain acts.

Page Number: 373-74
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Chapter Twenty Quotes

Ron looked a little embarrassed, but said in a low voice, "Dumbledore...the doe? I mean," Ron was watching Harry out of the corners of his eyes, "he had the real sword last, didn't he?"

Harry did not laugh at Ron, because he understood too well the longing behind the question. The idea that Dumbledore had managed to come back to them, that he was watching over them, would have been inexpressibly comforting. He shook his head.

Related Characters: Ron Weasley (speaker), Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore
Page Number: 390
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"Sometimes I've thought, when I've been a bit hacked off, he was having a laugh or—or he just wanted to make it more difficult. But I don't think so, not anymore. He knew what he was doing when he gave me the Deluminator, didn't he?" He—well, [...] he must've known I'd run out on you."

"No," Harry corrected him. "He must've known you'd always want to come back."

Related Characters: Harry Potter (speaker), Ron Weasley (speaker), Albus Dumbledore
Page Number: 391
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Chapter Twenty-Eight Quotes

He did not want to express the doubts and uncertainties about Dumbledore that had riddled him for months now. He had made his choice while he dug Dobby's grave, he had decided to continue along the winding, dangerous path indicated for him by Albus Dumbledore, to accept that he had not been told everything that he wanted to know, but simply to trust. He had no desire to doubt again; he did not want to hear anything that would deflect him from his purpose.

Page Number: 563
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Chapter Twenty-Nine Quotes

"You didn't hear her," said Neville. "You wouldn't have stood it either. The thing is, it helps when people stand up to them, it gives everyone hope. I used to notice that when you did it, Harry."

Related Characters: Neville Longbottom (speaker), Harry Potter, Alecto Carrow
Page Number: 574
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Dumbledore had warned him against telling anyone but Ron and Hermione about the Horcruxes. Secrets and lies, that's how we grew up, and Albus...he was a natural...Was he turning into Dumbledore, keeping his secrets clutched to his chest, afraid to trust? But Dumbledore had trusted Snape, and where had that led? To murder at the top of the highest tower...

"All right," he said quietly to the other two.

Page Number: 583
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Chapter Thirty-Four Quotes

And Dumbledore had known that Harry would not duck out, that he would keep going to the end, even though it was his end, because he had taken trouble to get to know him, hadn't he? Dumbledore knew, as Voldemort knew, that Harry would not let anyone else die for him now that he had discovered it was in his power to stop it.

Page Number: 693
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Chapter Thirty-Five Quotes

"And his knowledge remained woefully incomplete, Harry! That which Voldemort does not value, he takes no trouble to comprehend. Of house-elves and children's tales, of love, loyalty, and innocence, Voldemort knows and understands nothing. Nothing. That they all have a power beyond his own, a power beyond the reach of any magic, is a truth he has never grasped."

Related Characters: Albus Dumbledore (speaker), Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort
Related Symbols: The Elder Wand
Page Number: 709-10
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"So Voldemort, instead of asking himself what quality it was in you that had made your wand so strong, what gift you possessed that he did not, naturally set out to find the one wand that, they said, would beat any other. For him, the Elder Wand has become an obsession to rival his obsession with you. He believes that the Elder Wand removes his last weakness and makes him truly invincible."

Related Characters: Albus Dumbledore (speaker), Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort
Related Symbols: The Elder Wand
Page Number: 721
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"Tell me one last thing," said Harry. "Is this real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"

Dumbledore beamed at him, and his voice sounded loud and strong in Harry's ears even though the bright mist was descending again, obscuring his figure.

"Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?"

Related Characters: Albus Dumbledore (speaker), Harry Potter
Page Number: 723
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Harry Potter Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The timeline below shows where the character Harry Potter appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter One
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...greets them and asks Snape to sit next to him. Snape tells the table that Harry Potter will be moved next Saturday, though Yaxley challenges this and insists that Harry will... (full context)
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...that the Death Eaters have infiltrated the Ministry. Voldemort ignores this and asks Snape where Harry will go next. Snape explains he'll go to the home of an Order member, and... (full context)
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Voldemort looks at the hanging body and says that he's going to deal with Harry himself as to not let anyone else make mistakes. Everyone seems afraid that they'll be... (full context)
Chapter Two
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Harry, bleeding, pushes out of his bedroom, steps on a cup of tea—probably a trap set... (full context)
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Hedwig ignores Harry as he begins to go through the pile of newspapers on his desk. He finds... (full context)
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Harry turns to the most recent Prophet issue and sees an article titled "Dumbledore—The Truth at... (full context)
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Harry feels ill and angry and tosses the paper against the wall. He picks up the... (full context)
Chapter Three
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Harry hears Vernon calling for him. He takes his time putting down the mirror fragment and... (full context)
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Harry heads back upstairs to comfort Hedwig, but returns to the living room when he hears... (full context)
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Harry stares at Dudley and realizes that Dudley may have left the cup of tea as... (full context)
Chapter Four
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Harry watches the Dursleys drive away and then moves his things downstairs, thinking it's strange to... (full context)
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Since the Ministry can still spy on Harry using his Trace, they're going to break the protection guaranteed by Lily's sacrifice early by... (full context)
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Moody barks out who's traveling with whom by broom and thestral. Harry is anxious to learn he'll be riding with Hagrid on the motorcycle, but Moody explains... (full context)
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Hagrid starts pushing buttons and a brick wall erupts from the exhaust pipe. Harry shoots more curses as Hagrid deploys a net and then dragon fire. The acceleration causes... (full context)
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Hagrid uses the dragon fire button again and as they start to descend, Harry sees Voldemort flying without a broom. Hagrid starts a vertical dive and throws himself off... (full context)
Chapter Five
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Harry drags himself out of the pond, bleeding, and calls for Hagrid. He comes to inside,... (full context)
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Harry says they need to take the Portkey to the Burrow. Ted assures Mrs. Tonks that... (full context)
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Lupin and George arrive. George is unconscious and bleeding: his ear is missing. Harry helps Lupin carry him inside. Lupin grabs Harry, verifies his identity, and explains that someone... (full context)
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Harry asks if George will be okay. Lupin crumples and says he should be, just as... (full context)
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Ginny and Harry head back outside and Ginny takes Harry's hand. They watch Kingsley pace and suddenly, Tonks... (full context)
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Fleur spits that someone betrayed them. Harry says that if someone let something slip and made a mistake, he knows they didn't... (full context)
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Hagrid tells Harry that people will love to hear that he fought Voldemort off again, but Harry says... (full context)
Chapter Six
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Harry feels like the only thing that will relieve the guilt he feels about Moody's death... (full context)
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Mrs. Weasley begins assigning Harry, Ron, and Hermione tasks that they can't do together and that keep them too busy... (full context)
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...clean his room, Hermione to change the sheets for Monsieur Delacour and Madame Delacour, and Harry to help Mr. Weasley with the chicken coop. There's nothing to do with the coop—Mr.... (full context)
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Harry finds Ron on the bed and Hermione sorting books into two huge piles. They discuss... (full context)
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Harry sits up straight and calls Hermione and Ron to attention. They roll their eyes and... (full context)
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...morning and turn out to be happy and helpful houseguests. With the house so full, Harry, Ron, and Hermione have no time alone to make plans. Mrs. Weasley interrupts them at... (full context)
Chapter Seven
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Ron shakes Harry awake from a dream in which Harry was looking for a man who can solve... (full context)
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Ginny meets Harry's eyes and says she had no idea what to get him that he'd be able... (full context)
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Charlie, Lupin, Tonks, and Hagrid arrive for Harry's birthday dinner. Mrs. Weasley carries out a cake decorated like a Snitch. Lupin looks oddly... (full context)
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Finally, Scrimgeour says that Dumbledore also left Harry the sword of Gryffindor, which he says wasn't Dumbledore's to give. He angrily asks if... (full context)
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Over dinner, the guests pass around the objects from Dumbledore. They eat quickly and then Harry, Ron, and Hermione meet in Ron's bedroom. Harry puts the Marauder's Map, the shard from... (full context)
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Harry feels like he should be able to figure out the riddle, and that he should... (full context)
Chapter Eight
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The next afternoon, Ron, Fred, George, and Harry, who is disguised with Polyjuice Potion as Cousin Barny, prepare to show wedding guests to... (full context)
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...an ancient witch who is disappointed to meet Cousin Barny, insults Fleur, and suggests that Harry is spineless for not coming. Harry, Ron, and Hermione meet back at the entrance ten... (full context)
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Ron, Harry, and Hermione join Luna at an empty table. When Luna gets up to dance, Krum... (full context)
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Later that evening, Harry recognizes Elphias Doge sitting alone, joins him, and reveals his identity. They discuss that Doge... (full context)
Chapter Nine
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Harry and Hermione race through the panicking crowd, trying to find Ron. They find him and... (full context)
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...away as Hermione reaches into her purse for money. The workmen draw wands, as does Harry, and they shoot spells at each other. Harry Stuns one and tries to get the... (full context)
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione wonder how the Death Eaters found them. They wonder if Harry still... (full context)
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Harry leads them down the hallway. Hermione raises her wand and whispers, "Homenum revelio." When nothing... (full context)
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The pain in Harry's scar reaches a peak as Hermione asks if they can all sleep in the drawing... (full context)
Chapter Ten
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Harry wakes up the next morning and sees that it looks like Ron and Hermione fell... (full context)
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Looking through the detritus on the floor, Harry finds the first page of a letter that Lily wrote to Sirius, thanking him for... (full context)
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Hermione shouts for Harry from downstairs, and she and Ron are angry and relieved to find him. She reads... (full context)
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...hour searching for the real locket with no success and then head downstairs. Hermione reminds Harry and Ron of all the horrible items they had to get rid of two years... (full context)
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Crying, Kreacher says he saw Mundungus steal the locket. Harry asks Kreacher to tell them what Regulus has to do with the locket. Kreacher explains... (full context)
Chapter Eleven
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Harry is sure that Kreacher's mission will only take a few hours, but the elf isn't... (full context)
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Lupin is aghast to hear what happened on Tottenham Court Road. He doesn't think Harry has the Trace on him and explains that most of the wedding guests Disapparated before... (full context)
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...must prove that they're descended from wizards before being allowed to attend. Lupin confirms that Harry is on a mission from Dumbledore, offers to accompany the trio, and insists he doesn't... (full context)
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Lupin insists that James would've wanted him to protect Harry, but Harry says that James would've wanted Lupin to stay with his baby. Harry and... (full context)
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Harry starts to flip through the Prophet that Lupin brought until he finds a photo of... (full context)
Chapter Twelve
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For the next month, Death Eaters keep watch outside of Grimmauld Place. Harry Apparates onto the front step, nearly losing his balance, and lets himself in. Kreacher is... (full context)
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They argue about who should or shouldn't go. Harry's scar starts to burn and he excuses himself to the bathroom. As Voldemort, he sees... (full context)
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Hermione and Ron accost another man with Nosebleed Nougat and give his hair to Harry. Harry transforms into a tall, powerful man and the trio head for the public toilet... (full context)
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione get into an elevator alone and Hermione gives Ron some options for... (full context)
Chapter Thirteen
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...is thrilled to see Mafalda and takes Hermione downstairs to take notes on the hearings. Harry gets out of the elevator, tells Thicknesse he's on this floor to speak with Mr.... (full context)
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Harry pulls out a Decoy Detonator, which scuttles away and starts emitting smoke across the room.... (full context)
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Deciding they need to leave and come back another day, Harry runs to the elevators. Ron gets in at the next floor and barely recognizes Harry,... (full context)
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Harry puts on his Cloak and takes the elevator down to the courtrooms. As he tries... (full context)
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Harry sneaks up behind Hermione and whispers to her that he's there as Umbridge asks Mrs.... (full context)
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At the elevators, Mrs. Cattermole throws herself at Reg/Ron. Ron tells Harry that the Ministry knows they're here. They and the Muggle-borns squeeze into two elevators and,... (full context)
Chapter Fourteen
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Harry emerges in a forest, lying next to Ron and Hermione. Ron is drenched in blood... (full context)
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Harry and Hermione carry Ron inside and put him in bed. They discuss whether Reg and... (full context)
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As he thinks that Lupin was right to offer help, Harry falls into Voldemort's mind. Voldemort asks Gregorovitch to give him "it" while he dangles the... (full context)
Chapter Fifteen
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Early the next morning, Harry buries Moody's eye under a tree. Later, they decide to move on. They camp near... (full context)
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...food. Ron constantly asks where they're going next and broods over their food situation while Harry and Hermione list the places where Voldemort might have hidden Horcruxes. Ron continues to be... (full context)
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Harry's scar keeps prickling. Though he shares with Ron that he continues to see the thief... (full context)
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...toward the riverbank. Hermione pulls out Extendable Ears and hands one each to Ron and Harry. The newcomers catch salmon, and Harry hears a language he doesn't recognize. They discover that... (full context)
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...punished. They discuss whether or not Snape killed Dumbledore, and both Dean and Ted defend Harry and tell Dirk to read the Quibbler to get the facts. A few minutes later,... (full context)
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Harry and Hermione celebrate as Hermione shoves the portrait back into her purse. They deduce that... (full context)
Chapter Sixteen
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The next morning, Harry and Hermione eat and dress silently. They dawdle as they pack up, hoping Ron will... (full context)
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One evening, after a good meal, Harry suggests that they go to Godric's Hollow. Hermione doesn't hear him at first and asks... (full context)
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Harry doesn't think this is likely, but he expresses support since it'll get him to Godric's... (full context)
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...start across the square, the memorial transforms into a sculpture of James, Lily, and baby Harry. They continue to the graveyard and start to look through the headstones. Hermione finds Kendra... (full context)
Chapter Seventeen
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Halfway to the gate, Hermione stops Harry and says that there's someone watching them. Harry insists it's a cat, since they'd be... (full context)
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The woman beckons to them, and Harry asks if she's Bathilda. She nods. They begin to follow her down the lane and... (full context)
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Bathilda motions for Harry to go upstairs with her and shakes her head when Hermione moves to come too.... (full context)
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Nagini bites Harry, knocks him to the floor, and begins to coil around him. Harry goes back and... (full context)
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Harry, still moving between himself and Voldemort, sees Voldemort pick up the photo of the thief... (full context)
Chapter Eighteen
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Harry sits outside and watches the sunrise. He thinks he should be glad to be alive,... (full context)
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Harry finds the copy of the photo in the book and both he and Hermione gasp... (full context)
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Hermione suggests that Dumbledore was alone and grieving, and when Harry says that he was keeping "his Squib sister" locked up, Hermione firmly says that she... (full context)
Chapter Nineteen
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Hermione takes over the watch at midnight. Harry's dreams are disturbing, so he gets up and suggests they move on. Hermione is thrilled... (full context)
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Harry hesitates and then follows the doe. The doe suddenly disappears and Harry lights his wand.... (full context)
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Harry dresses and stares at Ron, wondering if he's real. Ron says he didn't cast the... (full context)
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Harry leads Ron to a flat stone and insists that Ron destroy the Horcrux. He somehow... (full context)
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Harry quietly says that he loves Hermione like a sister and that they barely spoke while... (full context)
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...to Apparate to. This is how he found them in this spot, and he and Harry tell her about the doe and destroying the Horcrux. Hermione inspects the Horcrux while Ron... (full context)
Chapter Twenty
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Hermione refuses to talk to Ron, but both Ron and Harry are thrilled to have a secret helper and to have destroyed a Horcrux. Ron tells... (full context)
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...suggests that Dumbledore wanted them to figure out what it means. Ron supports this, but Harry glares at both of them. He agrees to go and they Apparate near the Burrow.... (full context)
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...insists it's from a Crumple-Horned Snorkack, but Hermione cries that it's an explosive Erumpent horn. Harry changes the subject and asks for help, but Xenophilius says that this is dangerous. Ron... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-One
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione have no idea what "the Deathly Hallows" means. Xenophilius says that the... (full context)
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...all say which Hallows they'd choose and debate their merits, and Ron points out that Harry's Cloak really is different from others. Harry walks around and discovers that the stairs lead... (full context)
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Xenophilius returns with four soup bowls and won't answer Harry when he asks where Luna is. The printing press emits a bang and shoots out... (full context)
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Harry and Hermione quietly dig Ron out. Hermione makes Ron put on the Cloak and when... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Two
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...to work their protective spells. Hermione groans that she wanted the Death Eaters to see Harry so that they won't hurt Luna, and she made Ron use the Cloak so his... (full context)
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Hermione says she looked up the Peverells and the line is extinct, but Harry remembers that Voldemort's grandfather was descended from the Peverells—the ring Horcrux had the Peverell coat... (full context)
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Hermione urges Harry to not get sidetracked and even appeals to Ron for support. Ron concedes that the... (full context)
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...protect their Muggle neighbors, and Lupin encourages people to keep resisting. He says that, if Harry's listening, he wants him to know that his instincts are good. Ron notes that Lupin... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Three
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Hermione shoots a painful curse at Harry's face that makes it swell. Someone jerks him up and others, including Fenrir Greyback, restrain... (full context)
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Harry's scar burns and he finds himself approaching a towering building as Voldemort. Harry pulls his... (full context)
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...she accepts Greyback and his prisoners. She says that Draco is home and can identify Harry. In the sitting room, Lucius excitedly encourages Draco. Harry and Draco refuse to meet eyes,... (full context)
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...captive but Hermione to be put in the cellar and cuts Hermione loose. Greyback forces Harry, Ron, Griphook, and Dean into the cellar as Hermione screams. Ron shouts until they hear... (full context)
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...closes the door, Dobby Apparates into the cellar and whispers that he's here to rescue Harry. Harry and Ron ask Dobby to take Ollivander, Dean, and Luna to Bill and Fleur's... (full context)
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Harry and Ron run upstairs and see Griphook identify the sword as a fake. Bellatrix calls... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Four
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Harry feels like he's back with Dumbledore's body as Bill, Fleur, Dean, and Luna surround him.... (full context)
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Harry joins everyone in the living room. Bill is in the middle of explaining that he's... (full context)
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Griphook is still holding the sword of Gryffindor. He and Harry remember that Griphook showed Harry to his vault at Gringotts years ago. Griphook mentions that... (full context)
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In Ollivander's room, Harry firmly closes his mind to Voldemort, thinking he made his decision to speak to Griphook... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Five
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Harry is shaken by his choice to not get the Elder Wand before Voldemort. Ron continually... (full context)
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Harry suggests that they agree to give Griphook the sword, but be intentionally vague on when... (full context)
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Bill asks Harry for a private word and says he knows Harry is planning something with Griphook, and... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Six
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Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Griphook are finally ready. Harry is relieved that Draco's wand seems to... (full context)
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...cottage with Griphook. She transforms Ron's face so he can assume a fake identity, while Harry and Griphook will be under the Invisibility Cloak. Outside the boundary of the Fidelius Charm,... (full context)
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Travers greets Bellatrix and Harry whispers who Travers is to Hermione. Hermione allows Travers to walk with her, but this... (full context)
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Harry reveals himself, explains that Bogrod and Travers are under the Imperius Curse, and says that... (full context)
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...goblet and it burns her and begins to multiply. Griphook instructs them to touch nothing. Harry sees the cup and asks for the sword to try to hook it through a... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Seven
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione cling tightly to the dragon. As they fly, Harry wonders how long... (full context)
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Harry returns to his own mind, tells Hermione and Ron what he saw, and says they... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Eight
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As soon as Harry, Ron, and Hermione land in Hogsmeade, a shrill scream pierces the air. Death Eaters spill... (full context)
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Aberforth brings the trio food and tells them to get out of Hogsmeade. Harry says he needs to get into Hogwarts and has to do what Dumbledore asked him... (full context)
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Hermione says that Dumbledore cared about Harry, but Aberforth spits that lots of people Dumbledore "cared" about suffered. Aberforth angrily says that... (full context)
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Aberforth says that Grindelwald left and Dumbledore was then free of his burdens. Harry says that Dumbledore wasn't free: the potion Dumbledore drank in the cave on the night... (full context)
Chapter Twenty-Nine
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Neville hugs Ron and Hermione. Harry notices that he's bruised and looks rough. Neville brightly tells Aberforth that people will be... (full context)
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...is now on the run and the Death Eater is in St. Mungo's. Neville leads Harry, Ron, and Hermione into a room filled with about 20 people. It's the Room of... (full context)
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Harry's scar burns and he sees Voldemort discovering the missing ring. He pulls himself back to... (full context)
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Harry agrees and tells the room that they're looking for an object, probably from Ravenclaw. Luna... (full context)
Chapter Thirty
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Harry's scar sears and he sees that Voldemort knows he's captured at Hogwarts. He returns to... (full context)
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...Voldemort deal with them. McGonagall refuses to allow this and Amycus spits in her face. Harry reveals himself, performs the Cruciatus Curse on Amycus, and tells McGonagall that Voldemort is coming.... (full context)
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McGonagall sends Patronuses and leads Harry and Luna under the Cloak through the school. They run into Snape, who asks where... (full context)
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Harry and Luna follow McGonagall, watch her bring the suits of armor to life, and then... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-One
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Harry arrives in the Great Hall as McGonagall announces the evacuation plan. He looks around for... (full context)
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Harry races after the Gray Lady and begs her to help him find the lost diadem.... (full context)
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Hagrid suddenly crashes through a window next to Harry with Fang. He explains that he and Grawp heard Voldemort from up in their cave... (full context)
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Harry quickly tells them where the diadem is and they run to the Room of Requirement.... (full context)
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Harry leads them to where he remembers seeing the diadem. Hermione tries to Summon it, and... (full context)
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Draco drags Goyle, who's Stunned, as Crabbe runs ahead. Harry, Ron, and Hermione stop as the fire mutates into serpents and dragons. Harry grabs two... (full context)
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione see Fred and Percy dueling masked Death Eaters. The trio runs up... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Two
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Percy refuses to leave Fred's body. A giant spider climbs through the hole and Harry curses it. He and Ron begin to shoot curses down on the other spiders, help... (full context)
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione argue about who should go to the shack. Two Death Eaters interrupt... (full context)
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Harry, Ron, and Hermione race away from another giant to the Whomping Willow. Harry briefly considers... (full context)
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Voldemort moves the cage and Nagini with him and leaves the shack. Harry pulls himself through the trapdoor and approaches Snape. Snape tells Harry to "take it," and... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Three
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Harry stares at Snape until he hears Voldemort's voice, magnified to reach all of Hogwarts and... (full context)
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The scene changes and Harry and Snape watch Lily apologizing to Petunia on platform 9 3/4. Lily assures Petunia that... (full context)
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Harry finds himself following Snape and Lily across the grounds a few years later. Lily hates... (full context)
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...give anything in return. The scene re-forms in Dumbledore's office, as Dumbledore tells Snape that Harry is alive and that if he loved Lily, he needs to protect Harry when Voldemort... (full context)
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...then asks Snape to kill him instead of letting Voldemort or his cronies torture him. Harry then watches Snape and Dumbledore walking on the grounds. Dumbledore says that he's giving Harry... (full context)
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...that when Voldemort starts keeping Nagini close to him, it will be time to tell Harry the truth: that when Voldemort tried to kill him and was blasted apart, his soul... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Four
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On the floor of Dumbledore's office, Harry feels like he finally has the truth: he's not supposed to survive, and neither is... (full context)
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Harry puts the cloak back on, but stops dead when he sees Ginny comforting a girl.... (full context)
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The clearing is filled with Death Eaters, all watching Voldemort. Harry pulls off the Invisibility Cloak, stuffs it in his robes with his wand, and steps... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Five
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Harry comes to, naked and entirely alone in a bright mist. He hears a noise of... (full context)
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Harry asks how he's alive if nobody died for him. Dumbledore waits for Harry to realize... (full context)
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Harry asks why his wand broke Voldemort's borrowed wand. Though Dumbledore says he's not sure, he... (full context)
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Annoyed, Harry asks about the Deathly Hallows. Dumbledore looks guilty, asks for Harry's forgiveness, and suggests that... (full context)
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Harry asks why Dumbledore made the journey so difficult. Dumbledore admits that he didn't want Harry... (full context)
Chapter Thirty-Six
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Harry comes to lying facedown on the ground. Death Eaters quietly whisper and Harry opens his... (full context)
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...the edge of the forest, the procession stops. Voldemort magnifies his voice and announces that Harry is dead. He asks everyone to come outside to and then leads Hagrid up toward... (full context)
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Harry watches as Voldemort Summons the Sorting Hat. Voldemort declares that Slytherin will be the only... (full context)
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Harry edges into the Great Hall and watches the battles, trying to get closer to Voldemort.... (full context)
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Voldemort looks momentarily concerned and then sneeringly asks if Harry is going to win because of love or because he has better magic. Harry says... (full context)
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As the sun emerges over the horizon, Voldemort shoots a Killing Curse at Harry and Harry responds with a Disarming spell. Gold flames erupt between them, the Elder Wand... (full context)
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...the gargoyle lets them up. The headmasters' portraits applaud, and Dumbledore's crying portrait beams at Harry. Harry tells Dumbledore he dropped the Resurrection Stone in the forest and doesn't want to... (full context)
Epilogue
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Nineteen years later, on September first, Harry comforts his daughter Lily and Ginny tells their sons to stop arguing about what House... (full context)