The Three Broomsticks: Did Harry deserve sweet vengeance on Peter?

Concluding his three-part “Revenge” series, hpboy13’s latest article discusses the one character that seems most justified in getting payback: Harry. After everything he has suffered, losing his parents, being condemned to the Dursleys, and growing up with no real family, how could he not want revenge on Wormtail, the man whose betrayal of Lily and James caused all this? And yet, as we all know, Harry spares his life, stopping Sirius and Lupin from killing Pettigrew. This week’s The Three Broomsticks examines this remarkable act, and what J.K. Rowling is trying to tell us. Would Harry have been justified in getting vengeance on the man who ruined his life, or was his mercy really one of the wisest decisions he ever made?

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