The Marauder’s Map is lasting testimony to the advanced magical ability of the four friends who included Harry Potter’s father, godfather and favourite teacher. The map they created during their time at Hogwarts appears to be a blank piece of parchment unless activated by the phrase: I solemnly swear that I am up to no good, a phrase that, in the case of three of the four makers, should be understood as a joke. The ‘no good’ of which they wrote never denoted Dark magic, but school rule-breaking; similar bravado is evinced by their use of their own nicknames on the map (‘Messrs Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs’). The magic used in the map’s creation is advanced and impressive; it includes the Homonculous Charm, enabling the possessor of the map to track the movements of every person in the castle, and it was also enchanted to forever repel (as insultingly as possible) the curiosity of their nemesis, Severus Snape.
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is it too late for me to join this bandwagon
jeez, it’s been ages since i’ve draw all 4 together.
"If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals."
Sirius Black (the most amazing person ever!)
Why does everyone think Lily is this nerdy little Hermione who goes to every class 5 minutes before everyone else? Seriously like maybe this was the case in first and second year but as she got older you can bet your ass she would show up late with butterbeer, sit at the back and talk to Marlene the whole lesson and somehow manage to get top grades.