Dumbledore, notorious for giving second chances Dumbledore, let Sirius rot in Azkaban for twelve years.
He must have known Sirius well due to his time in the Order, he must have known what James meant to Sirius. Dumbledore was a…
So much this. I was just talking about my dislike of Dumbledore to a co-worker yesterday. He let Sirius be taken to Azkaban without trial. He left a toddler on a doorstep in NOVEMBER and left him there for nearly ten years. Then, he subsequently sent Harry back to an abusive home year after year…For the Greater Good, my ass.
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? Whenever you hit happy hour, give Charles Green Shaw’s daiquiri recipe a try (delivered in rhyme so you can more easily remember it). If rum is not your style, try one of the other 26 cocktail recipes in Shaw’s delightful manuscript (link below) - anyone for a Stinger? A Topsy? A Shock Absorber or a Silver Streak?
“The very first time I saw you Harry, I recognised you immediately. Not by your scar, by your eyes. They’re your mother Lily’s. Oh yes, I knew her. Your mother was there for me at a time when no one else was. Not only was she a singularly gifted witch, she was also an uncommonly kind woman. She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn’t see it in themselves. Your father, James, however, had a certain, shall we say, talent for trouble. A talent, rumour has it, he passed onto you. You’re more like them than you know, Harry. In time you’ll come to see just how much.”