12:00 am - HPfanextrm
"B-blood of the enemy ... forcibly taken ... you will ... resurrect your foe."
Harry could do nothing to prevent it, he was tied too tightly. ... Squinting down, struggling hopelessly at the ropes binding him, he saw the shining silver dagger shaking in Wormtail’s remaining hand. He felt its point penetrate the crook of his right arm and blood seeping down the sleeve of his torn robes. Wormtail, still panting with pain, fumbled in his pocket for a glass vial and held it to Harry’s cut, so that a dribble of blood fell into it.
"I am about to attempt to break into your mind," said Snape softly. "We are going to see how well you resist. I have been told that you have already shown aptitude at resisting the Imperius Curse. ... You will find that similar powers are needed for this. ... Brace yourself, now. ... Legilimens!"
Snape had struck before Harry was ready, before Harry had even begun to summon any force of resistance: the office swam in front of his eyes and vanished, image after image was racing through his mind like a flickering film so vivid it blinded him to his surroundings. ...
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Harry Potter's Memories
Blood of the Enemy
2:00 am - yuki_chan
Thrusting the heavy, double doors open, Gilderoy stepped into a winter wonderland, specially commissioned by yours truly. Immense ice sculptures of magical creatures lined the sides of the room: unicorns, dragons, sphinxes, and others of that ilk.
The last set of dueling matches has resulted to Slytherin
receiving a total 22,500 House Points for 5 individual wins and a team victory, while Ravenclaw
has earned 7,500 House Points for a team loss. January has been an endless clash between Badgers and Lions, both having a good run in Quidditch and Debate. Now, who would take home most of the points for Dueling: Gryffindor
? Head to the Great Hall
and see for yourself.
8:07 pm - motherof3
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3:29 am - John
I hope that the new year is going well for everyone. 2013 looks to be the biggest, most exciting, changing year yet for Hogwarts Extreme. Many things are in the works that the site has never seen before. The staff and I are excited to see what the year will bring with all of the upcoming developments. As always, thank you for making Hex the amazing place that is.
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The regular lottery will begin again today with the next reset occuring in one week on January 13th.
Happy New Year!