The author has marked the anniversary of the wizard war from her magical saga by saying sorry once again for the death of a fan favourite in the final novel.
The battle – which featured in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – claimed the lives of Lupin, his wife Nymphadora Tonks, Fred Weasley and more, but some characters were not always intended to be axed.” […]
Should authors apologize to fans for “killing off” a beloved character? Is it coddling or being polite by the writer, or both? Life and storytelling are unpredictable, and so too are good story-lines. I hope that Rowling’s followers will appreciate such a talented author and her candidness.