Harry Potter MotW: Favourite Ginny Moment

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[This post is a response to Harry Potter Moment of the Week and part of Harry Potter Month!]

The theme of this week’s Harry Potter Moment of the Week is ‘favourite Ginny moment’

While I love Ginny’s fierceness, her determination and her generally kick-ass nature, one of my favourite Ginny moments is actually nothing to do with any of those qualities.  It’s a funny, companionable moment with Harry, Ron & Hermione (perhaps even more surprising considering I’m not a hugeHarry/Ginny fan.  It does come from my favourite Harry Potter book so maybe that helps a little!

“You’d think people had better things to gossip about,” said Ginny as she sat on the common room floor, leaning against Harry’s legs and reading the Daily Prophet. “Three Dementor attacks in a week, and all Romilda Vane does is ask me if it’s true you’ve got a Hippogriff tattooed across your chest.”
Ron and Hermione both roared with laughter. Harry ignored them.
What did you tell her?”
I told her it’s a Hungarian Horntail,” said Ginny, turning a page of the newspaper idly. “Much more macho.”
Thanks,” said Harry, grinning. “And what did you tell her Ron’s got?”
A Pygmy Puff, but I didn’t say where.”

– Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince

 

What’s your favourite Ginny moment?

4 thoughts on “Harry Potter MotW: Favourite Ginny Moment

  1. I love this moment too. It’s just beautifully snarky and every bit shows her quick wit and humor. I’ve really come to enjoy the four of them as a team. It just sort of naturally came about too, which was great!

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