“Alohomora!” Episode 131: “Slow Your Roll” – now available!

MuggleNet’s global book club, Alohomora!, continues its re-read of the Harry Potter series. It’s time to return to Dumbledore’s office for the second lesson involving the story of Young Tom Riddle! Join Kat, Rosie, Eric, and special guest author Melinda Salisbury as they discuss Dumbledore’s actions and meet the future Lord Voldemort for the first time, in a discussion covering Chapter 13 of Half-Blood Prince, “The Secret Riddle.”

On Episode 131 we discuss…

→ Episode 130 recap: Does Harry not trust McGonagall?; what if Katie Bell had bitten the dust?; Draco’s trail of destruction; how much could Harry have learned if Dumbledore had died earlier?
→ PQotW responses
→ Death, birth, and the phoenix
→ Is it Dumbledore’s fault that Lord Voldemort came to be?
→ Strength or admiration?
Question of the Week
→ Check out the Alohomora! store

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Eric S.

Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time, he’s presided over a number of sections, including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the recently revived Crazy Caption Contest. Eric is a Hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.