Re: Who took the locket? (unlikely non-Regulus thought)
- From: Dave <sorry@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 21:34:07 GMT
Also sprach Bubba <terrym954@xxxxxxxxxxx> :
: "kittykat810" <kittykat810@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
:> I'm pretty sure that Regulus took it, it makes sense. As for needing two
:> people to get to it, if Regulus already took the locket, he would have had
:> to refill the potion that Dumbledore drank. It could be that the first
:> potion in there only needed one person, or a person who has some evil
:> inside of him could drink it without the same affects.
:> I also think that it is highly likely that the locket is back at Grimmauld
:> place, in book five when Harry is helping the Weasly's and Serius clean
:> out the place, it says that they came across a locket that none of them
:> could open, could this be the locket? Harry didn't remember it to be, but
:> he was also in shock at the end of book six.
:JKR basically said in her interview that RAB is Regulus
: MA: R.A.B.
: JKR: Ohhh, good.
: [All laugh.]
: JKR: No, I'm glad! Yes?
: MA: Can we figure out who he is, from what we know so far?
: [Note: JKR has adopted slightly evil look here]
: JKR: Do you have a theory?
: MA: We've come up with Regulus Black.
: JKR: Have you now?
: MA: Uh-oh.
: JKR: Well, I think that would be, um, a fine guess.
Which could well mean she *wants* us to think that, i.e. it is a misdirection.
When the questioner is too close to the mark, she tends to respond with
a "no comment" rather than a confirmation.
I have a suspicion that RAB is a Black family member, but not the one
everyone is jumping to. I still wonder what Sirius's father's name was -
we are never told that (nor his mother's for that matter.) Having a son
murdered by or at the behest of V would be ample motivation for his
father to have turned against V. In OotP, we are told that the Black
family members were not deatheaters (apart from Regulus), but were
merely in favor of the attitude the DEs adopted (purity of blood being
so important.) In fact, you would think the Black's would have been less
supportive of V himself should they have discovered that he was of
only half-blood, having had a muggle father. Perhaps the thought of
a half-blood murdering their "pre-blood" son prompted them into
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