2:30 pm EDT, May 2, 2014

J.K. Rowling remembers the Battle of Hogwarts on 16-year anniversary

J.K. Rowling took to Twitter in the wee hours of the morning to note that it has been 16 years since the Battle of Hogwarts. She also interacted with readers.

The legendary fight ultimately pitted Harry Potter versus Lord Voldemort in Deathly Hallows. Many people – both good and bad – were lost during the battle, including beloved characters Tonks and Lupin, and infamous ones like Bellatrix and He Who Should Not Be Named.

The Harry Potter author wrote a tweet in which she briefly opened up about writing the battle:

The tweet received tens of thousands of retweets and favorites as longtime Potterheads thought back to when they read the book in July 2007 or watched the film in July 2011.

When a user asked the author jokingly to take back a death, Rowling offered her a special opportunity:

Shockingly, the Twitter user has yet to name someone Rowling should revive.

In a second response to a reader, Rowling explained why sometimes people die in books:

Rowling, who was once a very, very quiet user, has been a slightly more active Twitterer over the past couple of months. Not only has she tweeted about Pottermore and sporting events, but she also replied to a fan on Twitter who had a very specific question:

The Queen has spoken.

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