there’s something really interesting in this passage that I wanted to point out
Trelawney assumes that Harry was born in midwinter because of his “dark hair” and “mean stature” and “tragic losses so young in life”
Tom Riddle was born in midwinter, is describe in CoS as resembling Harry, and his mother died right after his birth
Harry has a piece of Voldemort’s soul in him
that’s why Trelawney made that assumption
TRELAWNY WAS ACTUALLY A GREAT SEER SHE JUST MESSED UP SOMETIMES AND ACTED A LITTLE GOOFY SO NO ONE TOOK HER SERIOUSLY
BECAUSE CLASSICAL ALLUSIONS
For those of you who don’t know your Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of the King and Queen of Troy. Apollo tried to get in her pants by giving her the gift of prophecy and took nice guy douche-bagging to a godly level by cursing her when she turned him down.
The curse? That she would never be believed.
So all of Cassandra’s warnings to the people of Troy fell on deaf ears.
And in case you don’t remember, Trelawny mentions that her great-great-grandmother’s name was … you guessed it… “Cassandra”
Leverage 30 Day Challenge | Day 22: Favorite Eliot fight
omg. the bottom left. spanking Eliot with the crop … i could get behind that. ;)
Whereas I just see Parker and Hardison looking on approvingly and being all smug about, “Yeah, that’s our boyfriend. We made him buy those jeans. You’re welcome.”
I can’t even tell what is my favorite part of this scene. Is it a) Eliot being genuinely hurt that Nate would think he’d be randomly, senselessly violent b) Sterling hitting Eliot with his little stick as if that was going to him any good c) Parker and Hardison looking like they’re going to take their man home and eat him whole
Aim to be as brave as James, as loyal as Sirius, and as smart as Remus. Basically, you should want to be Lily Potter.