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Old September 14th, 2008, 9:20 pm
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Re: Snape and Lily: Joint Character Analysis v.3

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Originally Posted by The_Green_Woods View Post
I think the magical element in his request came when Voldmeort gave the offer and then backed out of it.
The magic came from Voldemort making the offer and then not honoring it. Without Snape's request, Voldemort wouldn't have made the offer. But the magic came from the offer Voldemort made (and then reneged upon), resulting in Lily's sacrfice.

Without Snape's request, the offer would not have been made, and Lily's sacrifice would have been no different than James'


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