a few happy days
Sometimes I think Half-Blood Prince is really over-looked by the Harry Potter fandom, and what a damn shame that is.
I mean, Order of the Phoenix and Deathly Hallows get so much attention that it gets a little left behind and forgotten. What ever happened to ohana, people? Okay, it doesn’t have as much action in it but it has some of my favorite character moments and it’s such a nice breath of fresh air between the heavy plots of the fifth and seventh books. Not to mention, Harry is sassy and hilarious and really comes into his own.
And, well, that’s really all I wanted to say. This has been a HBP appreciation post.
But really. Why are you tying his shoe. Why. Why why why. (Even putting the weirdness aside, he should be getting ready for bed, taking his shoes off).
‘You said to us once before,’ said Hermione quietly, ‘that there was time to turn back if we wanted to. We’ve had time haven’t we?’
‘We’re with you whatever happens,’ said Ron.
-Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JKR
“It was a student who gave me Francis. One day I came down to my office, and there was a bowl with only a few inches of clear water in it. And there was a flower petal floating on the water. Before my eyes it started to sink, and just before it hit the bottom, it transformed into a wee fish. It was a beautiful piece of magic, wondrous to behold. The flower petal was from a lily. The day Francis disappeared was the day your mother… “
At times, I forget how much you’ve grown. At times I still see the small boy from the cupboard.