Since ancient times, people have passed down stories from generation to generation, and when people began to use the written word, stories began to be told in writing, with Homer’s Iliad about the Trojan War being one of the earliest examples. In the 21st Century, there are now possibly millions of books available for people to read, and in those millions, there are possibly thousands of different series from every form of genre, with one of the most popular book genres being fantasy. There are three main things needed for a fantasy book series to be truly extraordinary: a complex and thrilling story, a massive and very detailed world, and incredibly intriguing characters who are either loved or disliked.
There have been multiple fantasy series that have had all three of these components, like The Lord of The Rings trilogy, and The Wheel of Time series, and the Harry Potter book series is a part of that list as well. Author J.K. Rowling created a compelling series consisting of seven books and eight movies, which focuses on a young male wizard named Harry Potter, who strives to defeat an evil wizard who murdered his parents and wants to rule the wizarding world. He meets two lifelong friends named Ron and Hermione, and the three become heroes by the end of the immensely popular series which still has millions of fans around the world. For those who read the books or simply watched the movies, here is a list of 15 secrets that will change the way you view Harry Potter.
15 Snape Was Almost Not Remembered As Being A Headmaster
14 Ron’s Biggest Achievement Wasn’t Landing Hermione
13 Harry Has A Motorbike
12 Neville’s Parents Never Recovered
11 Harry Made Amends With Dudley
10 Ron, Hermione and Harry Became High-Ranking Officials
9 Neville Got A Cool Reputation
8 Professor McGonagall Was A More Fleshed Out Character
7 Professor Quirrel Was A Temporary Horcrux
6 Remus Was Turned Into A Werewolf Because Of His Father
5 Remus And Tonks Almost Lived While Ron And Arthur Weasley Almost Didn’t
4 Harry And Ron Remained Hogwarts Dropouts
3 Dumbledore Was Gay
2 It’s Possible Ron And Hermione’s Relationship Was A Mistake
1 Harry And Voldermort Were Related
The Deathly Hallows were three incredibly powerful objects which consisted of the invisibility cloak, resurrection stone, and elder wand. It was revealed that these items were given to three brothers belonging to the Peverell family, and that the invisibility cloak and resurrection stone were passed down over the generations to the descendants of Ignotus and Cadmus Peverell. Harry was given the invisibility cloak by Dumbledore during his first Christmas at Hogwarts, but Dumbledore was simply keeping the cloak safe in order to give it Harry as it belonged to Harry’s father who was a direct descendant of Ignotus Peverell. Cadmus Peverell’s descendants became the Gaunt family, and Marvolo Gaunt was Voldermort’s maternal grandfather which is why he said that the resurrection stone was his birthright. Since Harry and Voldermort were direct descendants of the Peverell brothers, it means that the two enemies were actually very distant relatives.
Sources: <span style="font-weight: 400;">Mentalfloss, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Buzzfeed </span>
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