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Leaky's Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 90 Days

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Posted by: Edward
August 21, 2010, 03:34 AM

There are now only 90 days left until "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" hits theaters!  We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film.  Here's today's quote!

"So this time, when you leave, there'll be no going back, and the charm will break the moment you get outside its range. We're choosing to break it early, because the alternative is waiting for You-Know-Who to come and seize you the moment you turn seventeen."
    -Mad-Eye Moody 
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, "The Seven Potters"

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11773 Points

Finley, Snape couldn’t have let the rest of the Order in on the plan. (a) They wouldn’t have trusted him (least of all Moody). (b) Snape didn’t know whether he could trust them. And even if they were all trustworthy (even Mundungus?), none of them could practise Occlumency as he did, so LV could have found out about it. That’s what I think, anyway!

Posted by Valeria-Johanna on August 21, 2010, 11:13 AM report to moderator
10268 Points

I wonder if, in the movie version, all the major deaths that occur “offscreen” in the book (Moody, Lupin, Tonks) will occur onscreen. It must be hard for the filmmakers to resist – even though in this case it would dilute the painful tension of the scene back at the Burrow where everyone is waiting. Maybe Bill and Fleur will bring the news, then we’ll see Moody’s last battle in flashback – that would work for me.

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on August 21, 2010, 11:18 AM report to moderator
11773 Points

You are right, it would be hard for the filmmakers to resist having some good fight scenes – especially Moody vs Deatheaters (in the air). But how on earth are they going to get it all in without losing the over-all feeling of the film?

Posted by Valeria-Johanna on August 21, 2010, 11:41 AM report to moderator
141 Points

Everyone, at some point in their lives, has to “jump off the cliff”. As a fan, I appreciated seeing Harry do the same thing. It wasn’t any easier for him than for us.

Posted by RaytheforgottenWeasley on August 21, 2010, 11:52 AM report to moderator
4852 Points

Poor Moody! Best auror ever!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on August 21, 2010, 12:30 PM report to moderator
57 Points

poor moody :(

Posted by megash06 on August 21, 2010, 12:40 PM report to moderator
295 Points

Alas, poor Moody. A real shocker for me when he died. But then again, you never know with the last book in any series. The author has ultimate cosmic powers over the whole thing, as they should. They can kill anyone off, a shame they must prove this theory so often… R.I.P. Moody.

Posted by Skye-Walker {=WBM=} on August 21, 2010, 12:44 PM report to moderator
966 Points

Snape is awesome He did what he had to do(:

Posted by Amber_Dale on August 21, 2010, 01:35 PM report to moderator
1166 Points

90 Days are 89 days too long!! I need my HP fix!!

Posted by JessSnape on August 21, 2010, 01:50 PM report to moderator

Problem: How do The Wesley boys find 4 Privet Drive in Chamber of secret when the charm prevents him from being found? Or even Mr Wesley in Goblet, or the Dementors or Mad-Eye and his resuce squad in Order or even Dumbledore in Half-blood. A strong blood charm such as this would prevent all these contacts.

Posted by flinthutch on August 21, 2010, 01:51 PM report to moderator
123 Points

miss you mad-eye moody!

Posted by lizzyrc on August 21, 2010, 01:58 PM report to moderator
123 Points

Moody was one of the the most unexpected deaths in Harry Potter. It was just so… sad. :(

Posted by Rachel on August 21, 2010, 02:49 PM report to moderator
255 Points

I think the moment that Hedwig then died and then realizing that Mad Eye Mood y was dead I knew nothing and no one was safe. It made me really think, “Oh, my gosh! No one is safe. Could Harry really die too at the end?”

Posted by Silvery Doe on August 21, 2010, 03:58 PM report to moderator
1466 Points

Alastor! Sob such a brave man!

90 days though! man it doesn’t seem long but it’s almost 1/3 of a year!

Posted by Jacket on August 21, 2010, 04:02 PM report to moderator
1921 Points

*flinthutch, go back to OotP, chap 37. The charm was to protect Harry only from Voldemort (and by extension his Deatheaters), not everyone else. Dumbledore says “While you can still call home the place where your mother’s blood dwells, there you cannot be touched or harmed by Voldemort.” The charm was never meant to prevent friends from finding him.

Posted by izziewitch on August 21, 2010, 04:22 PM report to moderator
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