❝ You do care. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. ❞
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
❝ I don’t think people love me. They love versions of me I have spun for them, versions of me they have construed in their minds. The easy versions of me, the easy parts of me to love. ❞
But clearly, she still thinks about the characters. Still imagines what they’re up to. Still understands that we want to know, too.
I’ll say it again: if Harry’s got a new scar, J.K. Rowling knows how he got it, and that means there’s a story.
And for the first time in a long time, I think it’s one she might be willing to tell.