40 Spellbinding Secrets About Lily and James Potter
Harry Potter is the kind of story with a completely enveloping world. Every character, even ones who might seem insignificant, has a crucial role to play in the story. Lily and James Potter aren’t insignificant characters, exactly, but they don’t have a ton of story time. Part of the reason for that is that their death is the event that sparks the entire story. Given that fact, Harry has to learn about his parents through stories told by other people.
Even so, there’s plenty of interesting, surprising facts out there about Lily and James. The two may seem like a perfect couple, but there’s more to their story than meets the eye. Harry’s parents lived rich, full lives before Voldemort killed them. They aren’t just totem poles in Harry’s story. They lived lives that were totally their own.