The key to this is Harry's Invisibility Cloak, which was left to him by his father, James, a direct descendant of Ignotus Peverell – one of the three brothers who possessed one hallow (a means to achieve immortality) apiece and became the stuff of wizarding legend.
Basically Die for Our Ship, but aimed at the Real Life love interest of a celebrity or other public figure.
She (and it almost always will be a she) is a lightning rod of hatred from the fanbase, either for negatively affecting the quality of his work, upsetting group dynamics, or just stealing him away from them.
"I know, I’m sorry, I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that.
It was a choice I made for very personal reasons, not for reasons of credibility. I hope not." Ron and Hermione's triumphant kiss during The Battle of Hogwarts inspired thousands of 'fanfic' authors and artists, and in the epilogue to the final novel the pair send their oldest child off to Hogwarts.
According to fansite The Leaky Cauldron, Rowling got a "prolonged ovation" for announcing that Dumbledore was in love with the great, and latterly dark, wizard Grindelwald.
Now the stuff of Potter legend, Rowling said that this character trait was news to even the Potter film scriptwriters, adding: "If I’d known it would make you so happy, I would have announced it years ago!One of Rowling's best-received revelations, and yet also one she continues to explain and defend.Hogwarts' Headmaster came out of the closet in 2007 when Rowling was reading her final novel at Carnegie Hall, New York.She wrote in a series of festive updates on Pottermore: "I have often had cause to remark on how unnerved I have been by the number of girls who fell for this particular fictional character."Although I do not discount the appeal of Tom Felton, who plays Draco brilliantly in the films and, ironically, is about the nicest person you could meet." Rowling explains that although "girls are very apt to romanticise" the "dark glamour of the anti-hero", she writes that she has had to tell fans, "rather severely, that Draco was not concealing a heart of gold under all that sneering and prejudice and that no, he and Harry were not destined to end up best friends." Life-long Death Eaters Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy had fallen from their lofty perch in Voldemort's inner circle - firstly after Draco's father failed to capture Harry in the Ministry of Magic, then after testifying against their former friends after the Battle of Hogwarts.However, fans were divided over whether the highly intelligent Hermione would be happy with the more prosaic Ron, including Watson herself, who said: "I think there are fans out there who know that too and who wonder whether Ron would have really been able to make her happy." But the full transcript showed Rowling backtracking a little, saying: "Maybe she and Ron will be alright with a bit of counseling, you know.