You've managed to characterise Rose really well in a couple of sentences. She's obviously lively, a prankster, a leader ("you need to HELP ME prank them"), possibly a little bossy, confident and a little thoughtless. Not the stereotypical portrayal of her, which is good.
James is starting to sound like a bit of a bully here. Of course, he's probably still pretty young. I'm guessing he's about 12 or 13, so he might just be thoughtless, but putting maggots in somebody's bed, locking them in the attic and almost drowning them go beyond ordinary sibling teasing.
I'm expecting your Albus to be in Slytherin. Partly because of my suspicion that he may be the one with dark (or evil) powers and partly because if Seeker is both his position and James's, I'm guessing you'll want them in different houses. Of course, there's still Ravenclaw and Slytherin.
*pokes James* How can first years sit with their new housemates when nobody knows for sure what house they'll be in until the sorting? He's being an idiot and a mean one at that.
Hmm, Scorpius is beginning to sound like a Ravenclaw. Be interesting to see where you sort people. I wouldn't be surprised if Scorpius and Albus were together, either in Ravenclaw or Sytherin.
Slytherin for them both, from what you've said about them being talented and ambitious.
They sound a little like Dumbledore and Grindlewald actually, though I'm guessing they'll end up on the Dumbledore path - using their powers against evil- rather than the Grindlewald one.
And treating Slytherins badly is completely wrong. Looks like the wizarding world hasn't changed much. Only the people who are being discriminated against has changed, not the level of discrimination in society.
Aw, it was a bit mean to punish Albus for magic he couldn't control.
Yikes, he is like Voldemort! I can see why they punished him now. I guess if he did things deliberately at other times, they probably assumed he'd done that deliberately too.
Author's Response: You've got Rose spot on! I decided to portray her differently, but I really love the Hermione-clone Rose, too. I was at a bit of a loss on what her personality to be, but I decided on the fun-loving Rose just because it was different.
Yeah, James isn't very nice, is he? He gets worse. I want him to be like James Potter I and Albus to be a bit like Snape.
Yeah, no matter what you do, discrimination will NEVER be free from the world. Human beings naturally have suspicions and distrust people who are different from them or are just mysterious/strange/have different opinions or morals than them. I never envisioned a perfect wizarding world where everyone was nice to each other, since that's right near impossible and can only be achieved in an Utopia with robots.
(I'm quite the optimist, aren't I?)
And yeah... he is like Voldemort! Poor guy!
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