Killing Curse

Some articles on killing, curse, curses, killing curse:

Albus Dumbledore - Appearances - Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows
... Percival mercilessly attacked the Muggle boys (killing them in the film version), and was sentenced to life in Azkaban ... For the rest of his life, Albus felt guilty, never certain whether it was his own curse or another's that had killed his sister ... ring on his right hand, sometime between the fifth and sixth book, forgetting the curses that must be on the ring ...
The Sorting Hat - Horcruxes - Harry Potter
... As a baby, Harry Potter was in the room when Voldemort's fatal Killing Curse backfired ... became a Horcrux when a fragment of Voldemort's soul attached itself to him after the unsuccessful curse ... This yearning was one of the reasons why the Killing Curse used by Voldemort on Harry in the Forbidden Forest destroys Voldemort's Horcrux within Harry but sends Harry just into a limbo-like state ...
Cruciatus - A - Avada Kedavra (Killing Curse)
... kə-DAH-vrə Description Causes instant, painless death to whomever the curse hits ... who was saved will not encounter any adverse effects of any curses by the specific attacker (e.g ... at Voldemort's hands, Harry became immune to curses cast by Voldemort) ...

Famous quotes containing the words curse and/or killing:

    Out flew the web and floated wide;
    The mirror cracked from side to side;
    ‘The curse is come upon me,’ cried
    The Lady of Shalott.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    Mrs. Finney: Can’t we have some peace in this house, even on New Year’s Eve?
    Sadie: You got it mixed up with Christmas. New Year’s Eve is when people go back to killing each other.
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909–1993)