Continuity mistake: When Harry is viewing Snape's memories, he witnesses a scene on Platform 9 3/4 between his mother and aunt Pentunia, in which Petunia tugs her hand out of Lily's grasp. Her hand is then back in Lily's and she tugs it out again.

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Other mistake: Ron gives Harry a book for his birthday, which he says Fred and George gave him last year on his birthday. He says he wished he had it when he was with Lavender. However, Ron was with her on his birthday last year.

Factual error: Harry et al. are captured by Death Eaters in March (it's mentioned part way through chapter 22 that Ron was unable to find Potterwatch on the radio until one night in March; they are captured shortly after the program ends). Greyback and the other Snatchers take Harry and his friends to Malfoy Manor, and Narcissa states that, if this is indeed Harry Potter, her son, Draco, will recognize him. She says he is home on Easter break. However, this is 1998 (Harry turned 17 near the beginning of the book, which would've made it 1997, and this was the following March), and Easter was April 12th that year. Draco would still be at school.

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Trivia: Hermione's middle name appears in Dumbledore's will as "Jean." According to J.K. Rowling, her middle name was supposed to be "Jane," but in a subsequent interview, Rowling commented that she changed it because she did not want Hermione to share her middle name with Dolores Umbridge.

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Trivia: J. K. Rowling considered two alternate titles for this book: "Harry Potter and the Elder Wand," and "Harry Potter and the Peverell Quest."

Trivia: Because the difficulty of translating "Deathly Hallows" to other languages, JK Rowling created an alternate title for the translations: "Harry Potter and the Relics of Death".

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Question: Since Lily is a muggle born, why did Voldemort offer to recruit her 3 times as well as James? He hates muggle borns. And why not kill her when she refused before when he set out to kill Harry? Also, why did he offer to let her live just cause Snape requested it?

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Answer: Voldemort more than likely saw Lily as a valuable bargaining chip. JK Rowling revealed in an interview that Voldemort always planned on killing James (which is why his death did not count as a sacrificial love). The reason Voldemort agreed to Snape's pleas to offer Lily a chance to live, is because he rewards his followers (always at a cost, however). Voldemort likely agreed only because he probably thought he could use Lily as leverage to ensure Snape was at his mercy.

Answer: Voldemort may have only wanted to recruit James Potter, a pure-blood, but could not have done that without also recruiting Lily, a Muggle-born and James' wife. Voldemort could have disposed of Lily later, if he so chose.

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Question: At the end of the third chapter, Petunia hesitates as though she wants to say something to Harry before she leaves, but she apparently changes her mind. Has J.K. Rowling ever revealed what she almost said? (I know that the movie has a deleted scene where Petunia mentions Lily, but that may not be canon).

Answer: Rowling said she was going to wish him luck and acknowledge that her hatred of magic was based on jealousy.

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Answer: Victoire is Bill and Fleur's eldest child. From post-release interviews, JK Rowling has revealed that Victoire has two siblings: a sister, Dominique, and a brother, Louis.

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