deathly hallows pt 1

8

– “They have flesh memories. When Scrimgeour first gave it to you, I thought it might open at your touch… that Dumbledore had hidden something inside it.”

– “Hermione, you were right. Snitches have flesh memories, but I didn’t catch the first Snitch with my hand, I almost swallowed it.”

Grint, again, is the best touchstone in all of this. Without Harry’s resolve, or Hermione’s brilliance, he is the heart of the operation, though a heart that is all too tender. During an impromptu piano duet between Ron and Hermione, Grint zeroes in on the overwhelming rush of joy at being so near the object of his affection with the authenticity of a 17-year-old with no clue about what to do next. The air of absolute indifference broken with a quick, shy glance at Watson that speaks volumes about the enormous, scary passion that only a boy of that age can feel.” [x]