“Mars is Bright Tonight”: Centaur Prophesy in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter

When we first meet Rowling’s centaurs in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, they seem to be a strange breed of magical creature: aloof and forlorn, as if living in a different reality. Continue reading ““Mars is Bright Tonight”: Centaur Prophesy in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter”

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Dreams and Prophecies in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling’s magical world of Harry Potter is a rich and diverse universe overlaid with our own, where witches and wizards conduct their lives and business just out of sight of the non-wizarding world, trying as best they can not to mix the two worlds. Continue reading “Dreams and Prophecies in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter”