J.K Rowling has published a new Harry Potter short story on her Harry Potter fan site Pottermore. The 1,500-word piece released this morning centres on a now 34-year-old Harry Potter with greying hair attending the Quidditch World Cup 2014.
Rowling has also been writing other pieces on the tournament for Pottermore to coincide with the World Cup in Brazil.
Rowling writes that as Harry approaches 34, he has “threads of silver” in his black hair, and also sports a mysterious cut over his cheekbone. Ron’s hair, meanwhile, “appears to be thinning slightly.” Their wives Ginny and Hermione and their children, along with ex-Dumbledore’s Army members Luna Lovegood and Neville Longbottom, all feature in the sharp-quilled piece that offers updates on their current lives.
J.K Rowling has been as busy as ever since finishing the Harry Potter series with her latest novel (written as Robert Galbraith) The Silkworm enjoying critical acclaim since its release.