July 9, 2014

I've Been Sorted Into Slytherin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Yes, I'm a total dork and joined Pottermore. I have a Ginger Cat named Star. My wand is Maple with a core of Phoenix Feather that is surprisingly swishy.


I always thought that I would be in Gryffindor with Harry and Hermione, but no! I've been sorted into Slytherin. Ick! I can't believe it. But when I read a little bit more about the house, I started to feel a little differently ~

Congratulations! I’m Prefect Gemma Farley and I’m delighted to welcome you to Slytherin House.  Our emblem is the serpent, the wisest of creatures; our house colors are emerald green and silver, and our common room lies behind a concealed entrance down in the dungeons.  As you’ll see, its windows look out into the depths of the Hogwarts lake.  We often see the giant squid swooshing by – and sometimes more interesting creatures.  We like to feel that our hangout has the aura of a mysterious, underwater shipwreck.
Now, there are a few things you should know about Slytherin – and a few you should forget. 

Firstly, let’s dispel a few myths.  You might have heard rumors about Slytherin House – that we’re all into the Dark Arts and will only talk to you if your great-grandfather was a famous wizard and rubbish like that.  Well, you don’t want to believe everything you hear from competing houses.  I’m not denying that we've produced our share of Dark wizards, but so have the other three houses – they just do’t like admitting it.  And yes, we have traditionally tended to take students who come from long lines of witches and wizards, but nowadays you’ll find plenty of people in Slytherin house who have at least one Muggle parent.
Here’s a little-known fact that the other three houses don’t bring up much: Merlin was a Slytherin.  Yes, Merlin himself, the most famous wizard in history! He learned all he knew in this very house!

Slytherin is the coolest and edgiest house in this school. We play to win, because we care about the honour and traditions of Slytherin.  We also get respect from our fellow students. Yes, some of that respect might be tinged with fear, because of our Dark reputation, but you know what? It can be fun, having a reputation for walking on the wild side. Chuck out a few hints that you've got access to a whole library of curses and see whether anyone feels like nicking your pencil case.

But we’re not bad people. We’re like our emblem, the snake: sleek, powerful , and frequently misunderstood.


and it goes on and on…  The Sorting Hat asks you a few questions and I think I figured out why I got sorted into Slytherin.  1 - I'm interested by Merpeople 2 - I don't like being called ignorant 3 - I prefer Dusk to Dawn (I like sunsets).  I like the color green and I do prefer silver to gold. I think I could hang with Slytherin. I'm a bit misunderstood sometimes myself, so maybe I have more in common with Slytherin than I thought.

What about you? What house do you think you would get sorted into you? Join Pottermore Here and find out!