Voldemort has tried, and failed, eight times to destroy Harry Potter. At the conclusion of Harry Potter's final year at Hogwarts, both Harry Potter and Voldemort stood alive. As Harry and his friends cross over into the adult world, and out of the safety of Hogwarts, Voldemort devises yet another plan. Perhaps Hogwarts isn't quite as safe as we all thought it to be. While Voldemort knows the strength of Dumbledore, and the trust he places in his faculty, the students are another matter. Find a way to put Harry Potter back into Hogwarts, and destroy him from the inside.
The Ministry of Magic has been infiltrated, and when the students took their NEWT exams, all but a few of them failed. No such thing has ever happened before, and such a failure warrants attention. Confidence in Dumbledore abilities to see over Hogwarts is once again waning, and once again, the Ministry of Magic steps in to straighten things out. The decision was made that every student that failed their NEWTs must return to Hogwarts for an 8th year of schooling, and once again take their Newts exams at the end of the year.
Because of these new circumstances, someone was brought in specially to help certain 8th year students through the year. A man named Sneevely took the 8th year students to a well within the Dark Forest, and it was there that those were chosen to be under his supposed help. This group of students is called "The Tree of Knowledge", and as these members would come to find, they were chosen solely due to their willingness to do wrong, and only were they to know what will be going on within the walls of Hogwarts.
Each member of The Tree of Knowledge is now working to help Voldemort in his quest to destroy Harry Potter. Each member has been given their role. With the objective to corrode Harry Potter's friendships, trust, and belief in himself, each member will work specifically to take away from Harry all that has kept him from being defeated by Voldemort before. Those students outside of the watch of Sneevely will be unknowingly targeted for their relationships with Harry Potter, while others will be manipulated into blindly helping with the destruction.
After so many years of battling to keep himself and his friends alive, it may only take one year to see Harry fall, and this year, it could be at the hands of his peers.
Peter Pettigrew Dean Thomas Seamus Finnigan Parvati Patil Padma Patil Neville Longbottom Michael Corner Luna Lovegood Crabbe Goyle Susan Bones Ernie Macmillan Serena Fawcett
Playing the Game:
-- Updates by characters are made in their personal journals. The Comm's LJ is used for news and OOC business. We also have a fan community, where those who enjoy watching the community can comment and interact with the characters.
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