Level Nine

Welcome to Level Nine. Normally, ordinary wizards aren’t permitted here, but the Unspeakables are out discovering new mysteries. Hurry – if you go now, you’ll be able to see some of the mysterious solutions they’ve already come up with! Take a look for theories about magical phenomena in the wizarding world.

 

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  • The Sorting Hat: A Vessel for the Founders’ Intentions (March 13, 2012) - By Krystal Summary: I am responding to the following question: “Mr. Weasley has said you better not trust something if you can’t see where it keeps its brain… but can the hat be trusted?...
  • Time Travel: How it Works (March 13, 2012) - Time travel is a very complex area of magic–so complex that we presume it is completely regulated by the Ministry of Magic. Going back in time, however, is not the complex part. The difficulty...
  • Time Travel: Methods of Going Back (March 13, 2012) - In terms of methods of time travel, we must first think about who has access to time travel. Is making a time travel object just like setting up a Portkey or do you need...
  • The Seven Explained (March 13, 2012) - Below is an analysis of the seven Horcruxes Voldemort created. Each contains a brief description, the individual abilities of the Horcrux, and a timeline detailing the appearences of each in the series. The Diary...
  • The Significance of Horcruxes (March 13, 2012) - To be killed permanently and absolutely, the entirety of a person’s soul must be destroyed. When part of it lies hidden in a Horcrux, it is impossible to kill the witch or wizard without...
  • Horcruxes: How Do They Work? (March 13, 2012) - The etymology of the word seems to be this: a combination of “hors” from the French “dehors” meaning outside and “crux” meaning “essence.” Thus, a Horcrux is a device for keeping your soul (the...
  • What is the Sorting Hat? (March 13, 2012) - By Allie Summary: One of the most intensely fascinating parts of the Harry Potter series has been the Sorting Hat, which can never seem to be truly explained. This topic leaves fans plenty of...
  • Wands: What Are They, Really? (March 13, 2012) - Wands are truly mysterious instruments. Their curious ability of finding the perfect counterpart and the wondrous ways in which they interact with each other are features that set them apart from other magical objects,...
  • Prophecies: What Exactly Are They? (March 13, 2012) - A prophecy is defined by Dictionary.com as (among other things): An inspired utterance of a prophet, viewed as a revelation of divine will. A prediction. The first definition relies on a few things. Firstly,...
  • Methods of Going Back (February 6, 2010) - In terms of methods of time travel, we must first think about who has access to time travel. Is making a time travel object just like setting up a Portkey or do you need...
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