“Promptly Potter” Episode 175: “Just Following Orders”

– In Chapter 13 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the trio wreaks havoc on their way out of the Ministry, but they manage to get everything they came for and more. Unfortunately, a Death Eater is able to tag along as the trio attempts to Apparate back to Grimmauld Place, meaning the house’s protective enchantments no longer work.

– Today’s prompt is “Is the Muggle-Born Registration Commission Umbridge’s own brainchild or an order from the infiltrated regime that she is just happy to execute?”

– This episode is hosted by Tracy Dunstan.

– 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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