“The door of the compartment slid open and the youngest red-headed boy came in. ‘Anyone sitting there?’ he asked, pointing at the seat opposite Harry. ‘Everywhere else is full.’ Harry shook his head and the boy sat down. He glanced at Harry and then looked quickly out of the window, pretending he hadn’t looked. Harry saw he still had a black mark on his nose.”
- Chapter Six, The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Today we’re wishing Ron Weasley many happy returns on his birthday.
Before you take a look at some of the creative and brilliant fan art of Ron from our Pottermore Galleries, find out the results of our poll of Ron’s heroic moments.
Since Wednesday, over 13,000 of you have been voting for the most valiant of Ron's acts from the first three Harry Potter books.
The winning heroic deed is Ron sacrificing himself to the white queen on the giant chess set:
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