New answers tagged

2

Muggle-borns get magic from wizard ancestry. In his notes on “Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump” in “The Tales of Beedle the Bard”, Dumbledore mentions that the Department of Mysteries has studied how wizards get magic, and has found that wizards born to Muggles have a wizard somewhere in their family tree, possibly generations apart. “As ...


3

This is an extreme long shot but I am going to suggest The Last Days of the Edge of the World by Brian Stableford. The setting is medieval or fantasy based as you describe and the main character is a resourceful female sorcerer. The cover features a dragon like creature and two characters dressed in blue and yellow. Here is a link to an image of the cover ...


7

I found the book! I can't believe it. It's called My Aunt, the Monster by Mary Stanton. The front cover has a picture of the girl on a corded phone with her little brother next to her, and a griffin in the foreground. So at least the details I gave weren't too far off the mark. So relieved I can lay this to rest!


2

Ah, I found it. The Dark Wizard Of Donkerk by Alexander Wales (summary from here, although I wrote that too) The basic concept of the plot is that Omarr and Hirrush, two dark wizards in the medieval kingdom of Donkerk, have acquired an infant boy from a local orphanage and plan to sacrifice him for great power. And, well, neither one of them can go ...


2

It can provide access to people, but cannot actually create sentient beings. In the seventh book, Dumbledore's Army uses the Room of Requirement as their base. When they need things it can't supply, such as food, it opens up a tunnel to the Hog's Head in Hogsmeade; Aberforth then keeps them supplied with anything the Room can't provide. “It’s quite ...


1

Dumbledore was not involved at all in the creation of the Philosopher's Stone, and to my knowledge it is never implied that he was. He certainly was a good friend of Nicolas Flamel and worked with him on alchemical projects, but only centuries after Flamel created the Stone. Dumbledore was born in 1881, whereas Flamel created the Stone some time in the 14th ...


7

This is The Crown of Bogg, a 30-minute special from 1981. From IMDb: It is time to crown a new king of the kingdom of Bogg, and King Mildew's son, Milo, seems like the best creature for the job. However, Vandred, the king's brother, has other plans, and intends to put his son, Vandal, on the thrown. He challenges Milo, who must prove his worthiness by ...


Top 50 recent answers are included