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* BiTheWay: Damn near everyone, it's never stated outright but it's heavily implied that sexuality is a lot less defined among wizards than muggles.


* TheSmartGuy: Draco and Hermione are the most obvious examples, but everyone in their TrueCompanions embody it to an extent. Ron is unbeatable at chess, Blaise likes herbology and can apparently hold his own against Ron at chess, Pansy excels at transfiguration, and Harry is the best in their year at Defense Against the Dark Arts.

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* TheSmartGuy: Draco and Hermione are the most obvious examples, but everyone in their TrueCompanions embody it to an extent. Ron is unbeatable at chess, chess and shows prodigious potential for alchemy, Blaise likes herbology and can apparently hold his own against Ron at chess, Pansy excels at transfiguration, and Harry is the best in their year at Defense Against the Dark Arts.


* JerkassFacade: Because of the expectations of their families and peers, Draco, Pansy, and Blaise hide their friendship with the Gryffindors and feign contempt for Muggles and non-purebloods. Draco is especially careful about his pureblood reputation, which is threatened by his CharacterDevelopment and desire to prevent innocent people from dying.

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* JerkassFacade: HiddenHeartOfGold: Because of the expectations of their families and peers, Draco, Pansy, and Blaise hide their friendship with the Gryffindors and feign contempt for Muggles and non-purebloods. Draco is especially careful about his pureblood reputation, which is threatened by his CharacterDevelopment and desire to prevent innocent people from dying.


* {{Polyamory}}: [[spoiler: Dumbledore, Nicholas Flamel and Perenelle are revealed to be romantically involved, and have been ever since Dumbledore was in his 30's (they still refer to him as their "young man")]] much to the shock and amusement of Harry.



* ThreeWaySex: [[spoiler: Dumbledore, Nicholas Flamel and Perenelle are revealed to be romantically involved, and have been ever since Dumbledore was in his 30's (they still refer to him as their "young man")]] much to the shock and amusement of Harry.


* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric [[spoiler: Tonks]] as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]]. Not to mention Mc Gonagall and [[spoiler: a pre-evil Tom Riddle]].

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* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and [[spoiler: Tonks]] as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]]. Not to mention Mc Gonagall and [[spoiler: a pre-evil Tom Riddle]].


* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and his unnamed soulmate as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]]. Not to mention Mc Gonagall and [[spoiler: a pre-evil Tom Riddle]].

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* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and his unnamed soulmate [[spoiler: Tonks]] as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]]. Not to mention Mc Gonagall and [[spoiler: a pre-evil Tom Riddle]].


* BiTheWay: Damn near everyone, it's never stated outright but it's heavily implied that sexuality is a lot less defined among wizards than muggles.



* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and his unnamed soulmate as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]].

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* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and his unnamed soulmate as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]]. Not to mention Mc Gonagall and [[spoiler: a pre-evil Tom Riddle]].


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** Chapter 17: [[spoiler: Lucius and several other Death Eaters turn on Voldemort, with Lucius destroying his new body by knocking him through the Veil in the Department of Mysteries, reducing him to a spirit again. Draco discovers that Mc Gonagall's soul-mate was ''Tom Riddle'', before he turned truly evil]]


* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: Dumbledore has this reaction when [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Dumbledore has this reaction when [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].


* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?:Dumbledore had this reaction when [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?:Dumbledore had DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: Dumbledore has this reaction when [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].


* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?:Dumbledore had this reaction when [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].


* DescriptionPorn: See CostumePorn, in particular for Harry's jodhpuri suit & cloak and Luna's coordinated kimono.

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* DescriptionPorn: See CostumePorn, in particular for Harry's jodhpuri suit & cloak and Luna's coordinated kimono.kimono
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?: [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy punches Voldemort through the veil at the Department of Mysteries]].

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** [[spoiler: When a horde of Dementors appear in Diagon Alley, Harry ends up summoning a ''massive'' patronus that outright destroys most of them rather than just driving them off, a feat that is normally seen as virtually impossible. It also almost depletes the ranks of Voldemort-loyal dementors.]]


** His parents are a milder example, they're still forced to do Voldemort's bidding, but it's all but stated they dont want to but are trapped by their poor choices in the last War, and fear for their son's safety if they rebel.



* TheDogBitesBack: [[spoiler: Nagini abandons Voldemort shortly after the horocrux inside her is destroyed, due to his abuse and ungratefullness, especially compared to the kindness she recieves from Draco.]]



* OneTrueLove: Averted, despite the in-universe myth about soulmates being this, it's specifically pointed out that a soul bond is just a ''chance'' at a lifelong relationship, still requires a lot of work to blossom, may never go beyond close friendship and can even fail. Examples include Cedric and his unnamed soulmate as well as [[spoiler: Lily and Snape]].



** [[spoiler: The basilisk survived the events of Chamber Of Secrets (and was not blinded) due to the battle unfolding differently, and is found alive and well when Draco and Harry reopens the chamber to use for the dueling club in Year 4.]]



* ThreeWaySex: [[spoiler: Dumbledore, Nicholas Flamel and Perenelle are revealed to be romantically involved, and have been ever since Dumbledore was in his 30's (they still refer to him as their "young man")]] much to the shock and amusement of Harry.



* WildTeenParty: Draco and Blaise organize one in the Shrieking Shack after the first trial of the Triwizard Tournament.

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* WildTeenParty: Draco and Blaise organize one in the Shrieking Shack after the first trial of the Triwizard Tournament.Tournament, inviting all four houses (fourth years and up) as well as the students from Durmstrang and Beauxbaton.
* WhamEpisode: Chapter 15, where Harry discovers that [[spoiler: Lily and Snape weren't just childhood friends, they were ''soulmates'']]


* RaceLift: Harry is of Indian descent, Hermione is black, and Luna is half Japanese.

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* RaceLift: Harry is of Indian descent, Hermione is black, and Luna is half Japanese. Nicholas Flamel is said to have parents that originated from modern day China, making him ethnically Chinese.

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* AnimateDead: [[spoiler: Harry reanimates all of the basilisk's meals from hundreds of years to stop Umbridge from getting into the Chamber of Secrets.]]


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** [[spoiler: Harry is a natural at necromancy, a type of magic that has more than earned its dark reputation.]]


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* {{Necromancer}}: [[spoiler: Harry has a natural talent for necromancy. Dobby and Winky claim it is because in their own words "Miss Death is in his shadow."]]

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