Re: He who must not be named (a question)
- From: Steve Morrison <rimagen@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 03:50:23 -0000
mko03@xxxxxxxxx wrote in news:458a0f46$0$16751$4c368faf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
The way I see it there are three possibilities:
1. Since this quote was from the 16 year old Tom Riddle, it is
possible that he didnt know his family story back then, but now he
does. 2. He still does not know his parents' story in as much detail
as Harry now does - and Harry can use this knowledge against V in some
I see this as a really important question. Does V know everything that
Harry knows about his parents? Either way, Im sure this information is
going to play a key role in how Harry manages to complete his mission.
But I had always assumed Harry was just being told information that V
already knew about his parents. If Harry knows more, it is a very
Coincidentally, I just re-read the graveyard scene in GoF, and this
is what Voldemort said to Harry about his family:
"You see that house upon the hillside, Potter? My father lived
there. My mother, a witch who lived here in this village, fell
in love with him. But he abandoned her when she told him what
she was ... he didn't like magic, my father ...
"He left her and returned to his Muggle parents before I was
even born, Potter, and she died giving birth to me, leaving me
to be raised in a Muggle orphanage ... but I vowed to find him
... I revenged myself upon him, that fool who gave me his name
... Tom Riddle ..."
It does seem possible that he still didn't know the whole story.