Category: Three Broomsticks

The Revised Forty 2

The Revised Forty

By hpboy13 Let’s talk about one of my favorite things – the minutiae of canon! I’d like to start this essay by offering a bit of fandom history to those who were not in...


Severus… Please…

“The Prince’s Tale” shows us the progression of the exceedingly complex relationship between Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape. However, there is a gap in “The Prince’s Tale”…


The Seven Battles

The “Potter” series is rife with sevens, and as I recently started exploring, many of those sevens fall into a 3-2-1-1 pattern dictated by the potions riddle in “Sorcerer’s Stone”….


The Potions Riddle

The Potions Riddle By hpboy13   Danger lies before you, while safety lies behind,  Two of us will help you, whichever you would find, One among us seven will let you move ahead, Another...


The Three-Book-Long Chess Match

The Three-Book-Long Chess Match By hpboy13   Let us harken back to Sorcerer’s Stone, to a chess match that won Ron Weasley fifty points for Gryffindor, and ended up being one of the best...


hpboy13 is back!

Head over to the “Quibbler” to check out hpboy13’s most recent editorial, “Seven Obstacles for Seven Books”! Irvin’s editorial looks at each obstacle the trio overcame in “Sorcerer’s Stone” and how each obstacle the trio overcomes pairs with each of the books in what magic is involved and how the trio gets through it.


Seven Obstacles for Seven Books

Seven Obstacles for Seven Books By hpboy13 Over the years, many essayists have attempted to connect the seven protections of the Sorcerer’s Stone to the seven books of the Harry Potter series.  Such a...