ByVaria Fedko-Blake, writer at
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Varia Fedko-Blake

With all of the Harry Potter books and movies, the Cursed Child West-End play and now Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, J. K. Rowling has certainly dreamed up a plethora of fascinating storylines over the past decades.

And while each and every one of us has a favorite moment from the wizarding world, we've never truly known J. K. Rowling's own opinion on the matter. Until now, that is.

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Just the other day, the author was casually tweeting with musical star Lin-Manuel Miranda when the latter revealed that his favorite moment in the franchise was in the sixth film – Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. It's the part that sees Harry promising Professor Dumbledore that he will get him back to Hogwarts no matter what after they destroy the Horcrux and get past the Inferi. In the dramatic moment in the book, Dumbledore says:

"I am not worried, Harry. I am with you."

Soon after, Rowling responded and revealed that the scene was also one of her ultimate favorites. She said:

Who'd have thought – what is actually one of the most painful moments of the series to watch, is actually the author's favorite. Watch the clip of Dumbledore drinking the Potion of Despair below:

Before his passing at the hands of Severus Snape, these words were some of Dumbledore's last. Sob.

What is your favorite moment in Harry Potter?


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