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by Rowan Wildsmith
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Whose Mind is it Anyway?
Replies: 0
Views: 545

Whose Mind is it Anyway?

I recently finished reading the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams. The penultimate book ends with the reader riding high with the two (anti-) heroes Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect who have each found success in their respective arcs. We are then transported to the final novel Mo...
by Rowan Wildsmith
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Whose Stone is it Anyway?
Replies: 11
Views: 2026

Re: Whose Stone is it Anyway?

I'm not sure it's fair to say that the title was "dumbed down" for the American audience. To me it seems more like a question of culture. Firstly, the alchemists of legend, including Nocolas Flamel, were not really a part of our nation''s shared history, having lived almost 4 centuries before our na...
by Rowan Wildsmith
Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Books from Books
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: Books from Books

The James Bond novels are another big one. Not only are there Fleming's originals (which are okay), but they've been expanding for ages. There's a Young James Bond series, and now modern thriller, action, and mystery writers have been given the chance to write for the character as well. And yet even...
by Rowan Wildsmith
Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: What Is In A Name?
Replies: 1246
Views: 97796

Re: What Is In A Name?

My name was originally something I came up with for my bff. She's always been a huge Ravenclaw (even though Pottermore sorted her into Gryffindor at first). I wanted to come up with a name for her to use online so I chose Rowan. She didn't have any interest in roleplaying so I ended up using it on h...
by Rowan Wildsmith
Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: RIP Ollivander
Replies: 5
Views: 1284

Re: RIP Ollivander

I'm going to the Wizarding World in Hollywood in a couple weeks. I kind of want to bring a flower for John Hurt. He really was an amazing actor, though I think a lot of people in my generation will only think of him as Ollivander.
by Rowan Wildsmith
Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: HOL 101
Topic: HOL 101 Introductions
Replies: 44
Views: 6671

Re: HOL 101 Introductions

Hi :) My name is Rowan Wildsmith, I'm a first year Gryffindor on HOL. I found the site after using another Hogwarts website for a while. I'm taking this class, Potions, and Puzzles 101. I'm also hoping to be accepted into the Quidditch class soon. I am taking this class to learn more about HOL (obvi...

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