Oh god guys. JK Rowling is a genius, and so is this person.
the thing I love about this fandom is that there are 7 books and 8 movies to observe. so every once in a while some blessed soul finds a piece of information that makes all the magic resurface again
Oh Lord…it’s a metaphor too. It’s symbolic of Neville holding on to his past, the horrors of what happened to his parents, of being a passive vessel for that atrocity. As if the terrible thing kept happening and would never stop happening.
When he moves forward and becomes part of his own story instead of the story of his past, his strength surges.
"I have a brilliant beyond brilliant idea. I’m serious! I am a total genius. You wanna know what dad is like, and I’m dying to know mom. So what I’m thinking is, I think we should switch places. When camp is over, I’ll go back to London as you, and you’ll go back to California as me!"