What exactly is going on in South America, and why are hundreds of people in funny robes suffering from shock, broken bones, and… bites?
It must mean only one thing: It’s time for the Quidditch World Cup. And this year, Harry Potter fans who can read dispatches from the unexpectedly dangerous Quidditch stands—as written by J.K. Rowling at Pottermore.
Chaos and mayhem erupted in Patagonia during the 427th World Cup when organizers made the unwise decision to host a parade of magical mascots, some of whom turned on each other. (Apparently, Norwegian lake monsters don’t play well with Fijian shark-men.) The daily writeups come straight from the mouth of former Quidditch pro and reporter Ginny Weasley, who as all die-hard Potter fans know had a career as Seeker for the Holyhead Harpies before becoming the Quidditch correspondent for The Daily Prophet.