22 Ways The Harry Potter Universe Is Darker Than You Think

For children's books, these are awfully frightening.
22 Ways The Harry Potter Universe Is Darker Than You Think

The Harry Potter series is going to go down in history as one of greatest stories for children of all time. Yes, we said "stories for children" even though there are adults out there who have read through the collection three or four times by now.

But, at the end of the day, the books weren't written for them. Which makes all of the following frightening elements even more unnerving.

(As always, thanks to AuntieMeme for the magic she works putting these together.)

Young wizards get their training at HOGWARTS 8CHOOL OF WitCHCrAft ANO WiZARORY which is a magical boarding school that is unknown to the non-magical w
In the world of Harry Potter, Wizards don't inERFERE in the affairs of non-magical muggles. Hagrid explains in the first book that if they did, mugg
Fred and George Weasley's joke shop sells LOVE potions that they guarantee will work for 24 hours, depending on the weight of the boy and the attract
Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore has A BROTHER NAMEO ABERFORTH who is a tavern keeper in Hogsmeade. Aberforth Dumbledore was prosecuted by the Min
In the Harry Potter universe, Paintings ARE sEnTiET. Witches and wizards can have conversations with the people in the paintings, and Hogwarts headmas
In the Harry Potter universe, Wizards don't GEt TECHTOLOGY. Wizards are shown to be completely perplexed by items such as telephones, the post office,
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, we learn that James Potter and his friends created a MAGicAl MAP that shows its posessor the precise loca
Harry Potter's godfather SIRIUS BLACK is an innocent man who was imprisoned in Azkaban for a murder committed by Peter Pettigrew. A5 TAliuabs the int
In the Harry Potter universe, criminals go to AZKABAI PRiSON which is located in the middle of an ocean and policed by dementors - -indestructable spe
In the world of Harry Potter, EVERY WiZARO HA8 A WANO that is custom-matched to maximize their magical powers, and that they carry with them at all ti
In Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, DELPHINI is VOLdEMORT'S DAUGHTER. (That was a spoiler, by the way.) So at some point, Bellatrix Lestrange had se
During the Hogwarts sorting hat ceremony, EVIL WIZARDS LANO ir SLYtHERiN which is one of the four possible houses at the witchcraft and wizardry schoo
Throughout the Harry Potter series, THE DURSLEYS ARE HORRIBLE. They force Harry to live in a cupboard and work as a servant in their home, and make a
In Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, ALBU8 ANO SCORPIU8 USE A TIME TURNER to monkey around with history. In the books, time turners are limited to ju
At Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, STUDEntS ONLY tvoy MAGIC. They have classes in such subjects as transfiguration, charms, potions, histo
In the Harry Potter books and movies, THREE KIDs 8AVE tHE WORLo from the evil wizard Lord Voldemort and his army of Death Eaters. But the question is,
At the end of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Dolores Umbridge is DRAGGED OFF BY CENTAURS as Harry and Hermione Granger look on. Dolores Um
In the Harry Potter universe, wizards can drink POolyjVICE potiory which lets them perfectly impersonate another person for a limited period of time.
In the Harry Potter universe, VOLDEMORT i8 A RACIAL PuRiST who wants to get rid of all wizards who aren't pureblood - meaning he wants to eliminate wi
Students who graduate from Hogwarts enter MAGiCAL PROFESSIONS. They can work as teachers, magical shopkeepers, officials at the Ministry of Magic, and
In Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, HERMIONE U8E8 MAGIC to PROTECT HER PARENTS before embarking on a dangerous journey. Specifically, she erases
Throughout Harry Potter's adventures, HERMIONE GRANGER is one of his two faithful sidekicks. She's intelligent, faithful, logical, and compassionate.


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