Obviously, I am going to be talking about the Weasleys today. How can you do a Harry Potter challenge and not talk about the Weasleys?!
But I only want to talk about my favourite ones: The twins.
I love the twins – Fred and George are awesome. Yet, I always feel kind of sad for them. Always referred to as a duo, never really doing anything on their own. And then all the hardship that comes to them, George getting hurt and Fred dying. It’s so sad!
Once again, I find myself relying mostly on fanfic for this post (and basically for the rest of the challenge). They have been able to express my feelings perfectly, so let’s give them the credit for it.
Mostly, this one fan’s write up expresses my feelings perfectly:
So let’s start off by giving some props to the twins. They probably started off a little bit like this:
And then, of course, we all have to go here:
How impressive was that?! Yeah…let that sink in. But can anyone explain to me how they figured out the exact words to make the maurader’s map work the first time? Filch obviously wouldn’t have known or told them.
And they definitely had some of the best lines in the whole series.
Then, of course, there are the “after death” posts – which just rip my heart to shreds.
The last straw for my heart was when I read this, not about the Weasley twins, but about the Phelps twins (who play them).
I can’t imagine having the bond that twins do, but if I ever lost my brother (my best friend), I’d be shattered.
Just look at these two in real life: