Re: Unbreakable Vow?
- From: Troels Forchhammer <Troels@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 28 Jul 2005 06:05:37 GMT
triad3204@xxxxxxx enriched us with:
> Troels Forchhammer wrote:
>> In message
>> kevinmader@xxxxxxxxx enriched us with:
>> Spoiler space for HBP (26 lines):
>> " 'He hasn't been doing /your/ orders, he promised my
>> mother --'
>> 'Of course that is what he would tell you, Draco, but --'
>> [Draco and Dumbledore, HBP-27 'The Lightning-Struck Tower']
> The passage doesn't tell us anything about Dumbledore's knowledge
> of the Unbreakable Vow. (It doesn't even tell us if Draco is aware
> it's an Unbreakable Vow, rather than a simple promise.) All it
> tells us is that Dumbledore doesn't believe its the *real* reason
> Snape is watching over Malfoy.
The interesting part is the two lines I left in. Here Dumbledore
rejects Draco's claim of a promise by Snape. Whether a normal promise
or an Unbreakable Vow doesn't matter -- if Dumbledore was rejecting
the former, he would, at the same time, reject the latter, much
Dumbledore's response means that he (Dumbledore) is certain that any
claims, which Snape has made to Draco of promises to help Draco, are
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