The first part of Rowling’s new online series History of Magic in North America sheds light on Native American magic – and expands the Harry Potter universe across the pond
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has published her first expansion of the magical universe she created in the bestselling fantasy book series she began 20 years ago: History of Magic in North America, a series of short stories telling the magical history of America.
he first part that propelled today, titled Fourteenth Century – Seventeenth Century, peruses like a concentrate from a scholastic tome and recounts the narrative of how wizards spoke with North America before it was colonized by non-mystical people, or ‘No-Maj’, a term uncovered by Rowling as of late as an American slang identical to the English expression “Muggle” utilized as a part of the Harry Potter books.
Rowling composes that “the Local American mysterious group and those of Europe and Africa had thought about each other much sooner than the migration of European No-Majs in the seventeenth century” and that the extent of enchantment people in the populace is steady everywhere throughout the world. Rowling then spotlights on Local American enchantment, composing that wizards in Local American tribes were “acknowledged and even praised” by their kin, for their abilities in mending and chasing.
The writer meshes in some of her current legend into the new story, utilizing her term from the Harry Potter books, “Animagi” – wizards and witches who can transform into creatures voluntarily – to clarify the utilization of enchantment amongst Local American tribes. Rowling alludes to ‘skin walkers’, a real myth of the Navajo individuals, where people pick up the capacity to change into creatures during the evening, generally subsequent to murdering a relative. Rowling composes that these people were normally Animagi who did not utilize gives up to pick up their forces, but rather “expected creature structures to escape mistreatment or to chase for the tribe. Such deprecatory bits of gossip frequently began with No-Maj pharmaceutical men, who were once in a while faking otherworldly powers themselves, and dreadful of introduction.”
Rowling additionally clarifies that Local American wizards are preferable at making elixirs over European wizards, however don’t use wands like their partners over the world.
“The enchantment wand began in Europe. Wands channel enchantment to make its belongings both more exact and all the more capable, despite the fact that it is for the most part held to be a characteristic of the exceptionally most noteworthy witches and wizards that they have likewise possessed the capacity to create wandless enchantment of an astounding,” Rowling composes, “As the Local American Animagi and elixir creators illustrated, wandless enchantment can accomplish extraordinary many-sided quality, yet Charms and Transfiguration are extremely troublesome without one.”
The arrangement of stories coming this week are associated with the forthcoming artistic development of the Harry Potter universe: Phenomenal Mammoths and Where to Discover Them, a set of three of movies set in 1920s New York, 70 years before the Harry Potter books start. The movies will recount the account of Newt Scamander, a master in mystical creatures – or “magizoologist” – and writer of a course book Potter himself finds on his prescribed perusing list in his first year at Hogwarts.
The first film, which stars Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne as Scamander and was written by Rowling herself, will be released worldwide in November 2016.
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Despite a spate of announcements putting Rowling back in the Harry Potter universe – the author as of late declared she was assisting with the stage play Harry Potter and the Reviled Youngster, an “eighth Harry Potter story” that will proceed with Potter’s story when he is moderately aged, and the film Incredible Mammoths, which she composed the screenplay for – History of Enchantment in North America is the primary extension of the ordinance and her first portrayal of the otherworldly group in North America.
Today’s 400-word story is the first of four new stories building the history magical America published on Pottermore each day this week. Rowling has beforehand fiddled with expanding on the current Harry Potter universe with short stories, beginning the site Pottermore as a home to goodies of data about what happened to the characters previously, then after the fact the arrangement was set, including Quidditch – an enchanted game – match reports penned by Harry’s wife Ginny Weasley.In 2014, Pottermore crashed when fans flooded to the site to read a new story about Harry and his friends, written in the style of a tabloid news article.