Since 2015, J.K. Rowling has made it an annual tradition to apologize on the anniversary of the fictional Battle of Hogwarts for killing off a Harry Potter character. This year’s selection was not met with the usual mourning.
Watch a recut of Harry Potter as told from the point of view of Severus Snape. Old conversations take new shape — for example, when Remus tells Harry a story about his mother and how she could always see the beauty in people — and it's absolutely crushing.
When Harry Potter author JK Rowling announced that venerable wizard Albus Dumbledore was gay, nobody was more shocked than the fans. But now they're writing stories about Albus going where the novels never permitted.