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RPMarauder Era Plot & Overview
Voldemort's rise to power seems inevitable and the future seems bleak, but now that Messrs Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs have finished their schooling they can join the fight.
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 #34030  by In The News
 
News Brief
5 January 1979
The Daily Prophet
Dragon Pox on the Rise
After an unprecedented number of cases in December, St Mungo's is warning the public of an outbreak of Dragon Pox in England.

Roughly 80% of documented cases in the past month alone have proven fatal, a senior healer said, and those who did not succumb to the illness are not out of the fiendfyre yet. This strain of Dragon Pox appears to be more aggressive and less forgiving, with most cases reporting severe fatigue on top of known symptoms.

Healers are strongly encouraging anyone who experiences even mild symptoms of the illness to report to St Mungos immediately for treatment.

Teen Witch
Battle of the Bands
The music scene is lighting up! While the Platonics are preaching girl power, Wyvern of Wye is hitting all the right notes. Both groups are making increasing marks on the music world, and everyone seems to be holding their breath - which group will come out on top?

The Platonics rose to fame after being signed by Occult Records and picking up a new lead singer in the midst. The all girl group has made its mark on the music world with their catchy songs and clear chemistry on stage. Meanwhile, Wyvern of Wye is an up and coming rock band that is taking the world by storm with such hits as I'll Ride the Dragon. With influences from the Muggle world and a taste for the experimental, Wyvern of Wye is unlike anything you have ever heard before.

These days, it seems like who your friends are depends on which of these two powerhouse groups you support, but there are fans out there bidding on Wvyern of Wye and the Platonics doing a collaboration! Where do you stand on this battle of the bands? Let us know!

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