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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Characters & Character Analysis

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Prime Minister of Muggles

The Prime Minister was an anonymous politician who was disquieted when, his first night in office, Cornelious Fudge, then the Minister of Magic, had appeared in a sparkle of green fire. He is informed that he shouldn't worry, because the Ministry took complete jurisdiction for the entire wizarding community.

Harry Potter

The wizarding world's newspaper, The Daily Prophet, had taken to calling this 16-year-old wizard "the chosen one," because of a prophecy made long ago and carried by Snape to his master, that either he or Voldemort would survive. Harry's parents had died saving him from Voldemort's first attack; Dumbledore had placed Harry under a protective spell, which would last until he came of age at 17, involving the blood of a mother's sister and placed Harry in a basket on the Dursley's front porch.

As the novel begins, Harry is on summer vacation before his...

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