Harry Potter Challenge – Days 16-20

Day 16: Expecto patronum! What form does you patronus take and why?

Wolf Patronus

I took the Patronus quiz on Zimbio and they said my patronus is a wolf!

I’m not sure I would have chosen that on my own–the quiz assumes I’m far more of an assertive leader than I really am.  However, those ARE qualities I am trying to develop in myself (much like I think I earn my spot in Gryffindor by wanting to be brave more than I actually am).  So I’ll take the wolf!

The more I think about this, the better it is.  Imagine a swarm of dementors attacking, shouting “Expecto Patronum!” and a silvery wolf appears, leaping at them and snarling to keep them away.  I can’t imagine a better patronus.

If I hadn’t taken the quiz, I might have said a cat.  Not so much to fight dementors, but just like, for a peaceful companion.  But I already have a cat companion, so I guess a wolf patronus would balance things out.  One for fighting, one for resting.   Continue reading