Literary Residences - The Finals


Literary Residences

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The Finals

There were a hundred and forty-two staircases at Hogwarts: wide, sweeping ones; narrow, rickety ones; some that led somewhere different on a Friday; some with a vanishing step halfway up that you had to remember to jump. Then there were doors that wouldn’t open unless you asked politely, or tickled them in exactly the right place, and doors that weren’t really doors at all, but solid walls just pretending…

- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling, 1997

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was home to countless young British witches and wizards for nine months of the year, the most notable of which were Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, Hermione Granger, and the true hero: Neville Longbottom.

"And so at last they came to the Last Homely House, and found its doors flung open wide… In those days of our tale there were still some people who had both elves and heroes of the North for ancestors, and Elrond the master of the house was their chief… His house was perfect whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singling, or just sitting and thinking best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. Evil things did not come into that valley."

- The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien, 1937

Rivendell was the home of Elrond in the Misty Mountains and was the resting place of Bilbo Baggins and his dwarf companions on their way to the Misty Mountains. Some 80 years later, a secret council would meet there to determine the fate of the One Ring.


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