[Sca-cooks] Harry Potter references
mooncat at in-tch.com
Tue Aug 22 19:26:51 PDT 2006
Dumbledore did say (forget which book) that Harry could have gone into
Slytherin, that he had qualities prized by that house (a certain
ruthlessness, a willingness to bend rules, etc.)....
--Maire, Ravenclaw '78
----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan Fox" <selene at earthlink.net>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Harry Potter references
> Michael Gunter wrote:
> >> Time to rerun my personal interpretation of the Houses of Hogwarts vs.
> >> Peerage Orders / main fields of endeavor of the SCA:
> >> Royal Peers/landed nobility: Slytherin, concerned with power
> > Ahem!
> > Kind of a bad connotation there....
> > Especially since many Royals are also Peers of other "Houses".
> > I do think that Slytherin gets sort of a bad rap. I mean, just because
> > someone is ambitious doesn't mean they are necessarily evil. One of
> > my best friends would probably be considered Slytherin and he is
> > very concerned with honor and doing the right thing. But he is also
> > extremely Type A and pretty much has to be the best at whatever
> > he pursues.
> Agreed about Slytherin getting a bad rap. Only the "bad" Slyths seem to
> be featured in the stories. But the Wizarding World needs a Business
> School for the next generation of leaders.
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