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fernwithy
fernwithy
And already, with the more.
Well, she could utterly surprise us, but doesn't it seem exceedingly unmysterious who R.A.B. was? And that Harry owns 12GP, where a Horcrux might well show up? Mayhap in a silver goblet or a portrait frame? Or something shared between brothers?

Just a random thought.

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katinka31 From: katinka31 Date: July 16th, 2005 06:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
While cleaning #12 in OotP, they found "a heavy locket that none of them could open".
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: July 16th, 2005 07:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
AAAGH. I totally forgot about that.

Here's hoping they saved some of the things Kreacher was hording, rather than just tossing them in a handy dump where Voldie could find them!
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persephone_kore From: persephone_kore Date: July 16th, 2005 09:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
Aigh! I was trying to remember if we'd seen a locket!
kizmet_42 From: kizmet_42 Date: July 16th, 2005 06:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
And Kreacher belongs to Harry now, who may or may not help him find anything.

I guess we'll know where Harry will end up after the requisite visit to the Dursleys next summer.
pen_and_umbra From: pen_and_umbra Date: July 16th, 2005 06:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
And then Mundungus nicking stuff from Grimmauld Place -- undoubtedly one of the Horcruxes was in his suitcase when Harry accosted him in Hogsmeade. It's the only reason I can see for that particular subplot.
zoepaleologa From: zoepaleologa Date: July 16th, 2005 06:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yes, I felt that was pretty transparent too.

I'd like a future time turner so I can go forward and read book 7, now.

And I loved Harry in the book, he was brilliant - never too perfect, but wonderfully brave.
likeafox From: likeafox Date: July 16th, 2005 06:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
I have to admit the thought of Regulus didn't even cross my mind until I was on the phone with talimeeka and she said she immedietely thought of it. Then I was all "HOLY COW, HOW DID I MISS THAT!" But up until that point... well, I kept thinking how annoying it was that we'd have to wait until book seven to find out who R.A.B. was. :P

(I did, however, recognize that curse in the Potion's book as the final version of the one Snape used against James in the Pensieve scene in OotP. That pretty much led to the conclusion that Snape was the HBP. I felt pretty proud of myself for that. :D)
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: July 16th, 2005 07:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
Love the new icon. Great Fleur line!
a_t_rain From: a_t_rain Date: July 16th, 2005 07:59 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, it seems unmysterious to the average obsessive adult fan, but I have a feeling there are plenty of ten-year-olds out there who are either mystified, or are feeling exceptionally clever about figuring it out.

One of the nice things about going to the midnight release party was getting a healthy reminder that we are really not the target audience for these books.
murgatroyd314 From: murgatroyd314 Date: July 16th, 2005 09:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Speaking as an obsessive adult fan, it was mysterious to me for about half an hour. Then I had an "aha" moment, and it was obvious.

Then there was another "aha" moment about half an hour later, regarding a possible answer to the identity of the unknown Horcrux. I certainly hope I'm wrong about it.
chocolatepot From: chocolatepot Date: July 16th, 2005 09:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
I was really loving you at some points in the book. You're obviously a genius with a direct link to Jo's brain. The conversation! Was exactly! Like ones that you wrote!
marycontraria From: marycontraria Date: July 16th, 2005 11:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
I didn't even have to think about it - and I'm usually pretty thick. :)
gabrielladusult From: gabrielladusult Date: July 17th, 2005 03:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yes -- not mysterious at all. I was incredibly proud of dear Reg for some reason -- but if I got it, then even Watson could have my dear Holmes.
dizzy_chisel From: dizzy_chisel Date: July 17th, 2005 11:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
Something shared between brothers... methinks could be the very adventure to the cliff. Remember, it took two people to get to that Horcrux, as it is repeatedly pointed out. (Er, is that horrid mind-altering potion self-regenerating?)
coralia13 From: coralia13 Date: July 24th, 2005 03:01 am (UTC) (Link)
Uhh... My mouth just dropped open an a little bit of chewed up bread fell out. Regulus Black - of course, it's so simple!! Regulus, you tricky bastard! I love you! And, Fern, I love you! How delightful!
And I also want to thank you again for Shifts. Had it not been for you, the mention of R/T in the book would have been met with a resounding "Uguhbuh?" from me. Thanks for setting up the background for that sweet little event.
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