Harry Potter finally gets the epilogue it deserves

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In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, from left, Josh Herdman portrays Gregory Goyle, Tom Felton portrays Draco Malfoy and Louis Cordice portrays Blaise Zabini in a scene from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." (Warner Bros. Pictures, Jaap Buitendijk)

How do you rebuild a world ravaged by Death Eaters? A team of experts tackles that burning question for Slate’s Foreign Policy magazine in “Post-Conflict Potter,” building a picture of what it would take to stabilize a postwar Wizarding World:

Surviving Death Eaters will have to be brought to justice or reintegrated into magical society. Long-standing rifts among magical communities that the war widened must be healed. Most of all, we must ensure that the values that triumphed in the final battle — tolerance, pluralism, and respect for the dignity of all magical and non-magical creatures alike — are reflected in the institutions and arrangements that emerge from the conflict. What ultimately matters is not just whether something evil was defeated, but whether something good is built in its place.

Via io9

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