Our emblem is the serpent, the wisest of creatures; our house colours are emerald green and silver, and our common room lies behind a concealed entrance down in the dungeons. We’re like our emblem, the snake: sleek, powerful, and frequently misunderstood.
Right, just realised something. A main reason why Im angry they cut it out.
When Harry was found to be alive, no one else reacted, other than Draco. Ron and Hermione just stood there smiling. Ginny just stood there, Neville just stood there, everyone he would count as friends just stood there. None of them tried to help, none of them gave their wand to him.
But Draco, the person he had fallen out with the most, even though Voldemort could have killed him, ran to Harry and gave him his wand.
Doesnt that speak a lot?
The first thing Snape asks Harry is “Potter! What would I get if I added powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood?” According to Victorian Flower Language, asphodel is a type of lily meaning ‘My regrets follow you to the grave’ and wormwood means ‘absence’ and also typically symbolized bitter sorrow. If you combined that, it meant ‘I bitterly regret Lily’s death’.
“If you pay attention, there is a very important scene in the Room of Requirement when the fire is personified in each Hogwarts House. This shows that every House has two sides. Good and evil.” — David Yates
We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.