Adrift and without guidance, Harry struggles to find his way.
Once more Harry sets out from Private Drive. The moment is marked by bittersweet memories, and broken by Voldemort’s prompt pursuit. Once more Harry manages to elude the dark wizard, but his victory is sorely bought, and short lived. Dogged by death eaters, Harry is forced to flee with Ron & Hermoine. Together they search for Voldemort’s secrets, guided by the clues Dumbledore left them. But soon Dumbledore’s own secrets lead them astray. As questions mount, Harry must make a pivotal choice.
At first the story reads like so many others; a quick glimpse of the villain, a forlorn hero, but this time Harry faces an uncertain future. Bereft of guidance, he can only flounder blindly, while Voldemort hunts him, threatening and killing anyone who stands in the way.
Strong scenes dominate the story; keeping characters at the forefront with rich emotional conflicts as they work to piece together the mysteries left to them by Dumbledore. Doubt is a constant struggle, as each character is confronted with their own shortcomings, and the assumptions they so eagerly applied to others. Unexpected twists guide audiences to a bittersweet ending, bringing the story full circle, as both hero and audience come to understand the complex characters of the series.
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