Okay, I just realized Voldemort didn’t just plan to kill Harry in Book 4

arryns:

miraniel:

In all other cases except the Triwizard cup, portkeys only go one way at one specific time. Touching them again does not activate them to return to their place of origin. Also, when Harry grabs the cup a second time, it does not return him to the middle of the maze. It takes him to the entrance of the maze, in front of everyone.

Therefore, when Crouch Jr. (as Moody) bewitched the cup, he planned to have it take anyone who touched it first to the graveyard, then to the front of the maze.The cup was probably supposed to be a portkey to take the winner to the front of the maze anyway, so they wouldn’t have to try to fight their way out again.

Voldemort obviously planned to kill Harry. He had to. That was the whole point; to kill Harry in front of all his Death Eaters, all the ones who had deserted him and doubted his power to return.

There’s the possibility that he wanted to send Harry’s body back, either to divert suspicion somehow or to intentionally flout his victory in Dumbledore’s face. Except Voldemort had promised his precious Nagini several times she could eat Harry, and it seemed like a promise Voldemort was going to keep.

So who was meant to take that return trip?

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Descendo (deh-SEN-doe)

Descendo (deh-SEN-doe)

"descendo" L. descend, come down

Causes something to descend or lower itself.

  • Ron used this spell to lower the ceiling hatch and ladder leading to the Burrow's attic (DH6).

  • Crabbe cast this spell on a fifty-foot high pile of junk in the Room of Requirement, to make it fall over (DH31).


Densaugeo (den-sah-OO-gi-oh)

Densaugeo (den-sah-OO-gi-oh)

"dens" L. tooth + "augeo" L. grow

Causes the victim’s teeth to enlarge grotesquely.


defensive charge

defensive charge

no incantation needed; automatic response

A charge like that of electricity runs through the body of a wizard with this automatic defensive spell.

  • When Vernon Dursley tried to hold Harry around the neck, he felt a sudden charge like electricity running through Harry and he had to drop him. This appears to have been an automatic defensive response on Harry's part, since there is no indication that he intentionally cast a spell (OP1).

  • Dumbledore used a similar spell to make Umbridge let go of Marietta, whom she was shaking violently. This may be a different form of the spell, however, since Dumbledore used his wand to perform it (OP27).


iammoonhead said: You're blog is cool. So many facts about HP. :)

Thank you. I try to link back to the original source on each post. Don’t be afraid to browse their websites.

Crucio (KROO-see-oh)

Crucio (KROO-see-oh)
"Cruciatus Curse"

"crucio" L. torment (v.)

One of the “Unforgivable Curses,” this spell causes the victim to suffer almost intolerable pain. Some victims of prolonged use of this curse have been driven insane. A victim of this curse is said to have been Cruciated.

conjured items

conjured items

no incantation used

A spell that creates objects out of thin air.


conjured items

conjured items

no incantation used

A spell that creates objects out of thin air.