Why did Snape kill Dumbledore in The Half-Blood Prince?

Why did Snape kill Dumbledore in The Half-Blood Prince?

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Alison DeGrasch - author

One of the most beloved characters in the Harry Potter franchise is none other than Albus Dumbledore.

Yes, he had his flaws (don’t we all?), but the mighty Archmage spent his entire adult life working tirelessly to protect his titular protagonist and defeat evil once and for all. I beat you. All in all, Dumbledore is the epitome of goodness, which is why his death completely broke our hearts.

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For those who may have forgotten, Dumbledore sadly meets his death in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Many other Death Eaters arrive and try to convince Draco to kill the headmaster of Hogwarts. He hesitates, so Snape steps up and performs the Death Curse on Dumbledore.

Years have passed and we’re dying to know the truth — why did Snape kill Dumbledore?

Michael Gambon as Albus Dumbledore in

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Why did Snape kill Dumbledore?

It seems like an act of treachery, but when the opportunity presents itself, Snape kills Dumbledore simply because the Elder asked him to. But when you think about it, the plan makes a lot of sense.

After all, Dumbledore asks Snape this. Because he wants to save Draco from his wounded soul and the wrath of the Dark Lord Voldemort. Knowing that Draco is not as evil as his family and cannot kill anyone, Dumbledore feared that the boy would eventually die at the hands of evil. So he turned to Snape and followed his death.

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In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Chapter 33, “The Prince’s Tale,” it is revealed that the plan was predetermined.

Dumbledore said to Snape. Lord Voldemort’s Wrath,” Snape replied, “Are you going to let him kill you?” Dumbledore replied.

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When Snape asked Dumbledore why Draco couldn’t kill him, Dumbledore replied: Instead, he chose to sacrifice Snape’s soul because he trusted him the most in his life.

Yes, Snape was lurking in secret and had to make an unbreakable oath with Narcissa to prove his loyalty to Voldemort. We all know Snape has to step in and kill Dumbledore because Malfoy can’t kill shit. twitter.com/PJhx2MGTIX

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Dumbledore said to Snape, “Only you know whether it will hurt your soul to help an old man avoid pain and humiliation.” , because death is as certain to come to me as the Chudley Cannons finish bottom of the league this year. , if Greyback is involved — we hear that Voldemort adopted him. Or dear Bellatrix, who likes to play with food before eating.

Hmm, this whole sequence makes us feel so strong.


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