“Promptly Potter” Episode 198: “There Are (Probably) Only So Many Ways You Can Resurrect Yourself”

– In Chapter 36 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry and Voldemort both regain consciousness but Harry pretends to be dead. Voldemort displays the young wizard’s body to all of Hogwarts, declaring victory, only to be enraged when Neville slays Nagini and Harry reveals himself to be alive. The Dark Lord and the boy who lived battle once more, resulting in Voldemort’s final, permanent death.

– Today’s prompt is “How does Harry’s intended sacrifice protect everyone even though they are not related by blood?”

– This episode is hosted by Richa Venkatraman.

– 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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