#390: Falling Softly

Oct 22, 2018, 02:25 PM
  • Welcome Slug Club member Sam!

  • News: JKR shares why everyone is headed to Paris… Credence!

  • Voicemails cover Book 1 and 7 connections, Hogwarts professors, Leta Lestrange and more

  • Chapter-by-Chapter continues with 'The House of Gaunt'

  • 7 Word Summary: A memory comes before another big reveal

  • Sam shares why this chapter is one of her favorite in the series

  • Why can't Hermione accept following alternate directions?

  • Does Slughorn remember Snape as a student?

  • Do Trelawney's mumblings shed insight on future Pensieve memories?

  • Stepping inside Bob Ogden's memory

  • Pureblood mania is alive and well inside the House of Gaunt

  • Merope is part of a horrible family dynamic with Marvolo and Morfin. Is her family lineage at all to blame for her actions?

  • Do we blame Tom Riddle Sr. for abandoning his son? What if he didn't?

  • Horcrux alert: the ring and the locket

  • As readers, what are we to make of all this guesswork by Dumbledore?

  • Who is the worst character in this chapter? Merope? Marvolo? Morfin?

  • Connecting the Threads: Parseltongue, snakes on doors and Bob Ogden

  • The hosts give their MVPs of the Week and Rename The Chapter

  • Quizzitch: How old is Stan Shunpike?

  • In Bonus MuggleCast, available exclusively on Patreon for Dumbledore's Army members and above, we discuss news on Yusuf Kama, Queenie & Grindelwald, the Chupacabra and the French Ministry escape