The forceful spell is clearly not meant to kill, but a surprising amount of information can still be gleaned from comparing it to the Killing Curse.
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A closer look at the forceful spell gives us clues into how it works and what Voldemort knows or suspects about its function.
In his duel with Voldemort, Dumbledore uses a spell so forceful that Voldemort has to conjure a shield. What is that spell actually intended to do?
A closer look at what we know about Professor McGonagall’s backstory shows that her appearance in “Crimes of Grindelwald” does not contradict canon.
Hermione may have more book smarts than Harry, but sometimes his judgment and problem-solving abilities are better than hers.
While some people bristled at Claudia Kim’s casting as Nagini, Lorrie Kim explains why she loved having a brave, compassionate Korean character.
From lockdown to conspiracy theories, there are surprising parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and Voldemort’s return to power.
Although Cho Chang is the only East Asian character mentioned in the “Harry Potter” series, Lorrie Kim sees reflections of Asian and immigrant experiences in Hermione and Snape as well.
If you’re interested in reading French authors translated into English, check out this list from French “Harry Potter” fansite La Gazette du Sorcier.