“Promptly Potter” Episode 129: “Become One with the Universe or Whatever”

– In Chapter 35 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Death Eaters ambush Harry and his friends at the Ministry; fortunately, members of the Order of the Phoenix arrive. Bellatrix engages in a duel with Sirius, sending him flying through a mysterious Veil that consumes and kills him.

– Today’s prompt is “What is the Veil, where did it come from, and what does the Ministry do with it? Was it created in the Department of Mysteries, or is it an artifact they are studying?”

– This episode is hosted by Geoff Hutton.

– Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.

Promptly Potter is MuggleNet.com’s Harry Potter critical analysis podcast in which we break down questions about the novels into bite-sized pieces. Each episode explores one chapter through a single carefully curated prompt. The topics and questions covered will span a range as long as Dumbledore’s beard. From controversial and burning to absolutely ridiculous (certainly our favorite), no question is off-limits.

Our alternating hosts dive into some of the things we’ve been reeling over for two and a half decades, but here’s the catch: They have to do it in 15 minutes or less.

Get those wands at the ready because you can consider this your acceptance letter! Come with us during this year-long reread in which we explore the wizarding world. Prepare to have your mind bewitched and your senses ensnared. This is a Harry Potter critical analysis podcast like no other, but that’s merely our opinion.



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