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"Thinks he's something special, doesn't he...Your blood traitor pal..."
—Harper's words to Harry Potter[src]

Harper was a wizard who began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1992, and was sorted into Slytherin. He was described by Ginevra Weasley as "an idiot". During the 1996–1997 school year, he was the reserve Seeker for the Slytherin Quidditch team, and played against Gryffindor when Draco Malfoy pulled out of the squad.

Biography

1996-1997 school year

Harper appears to share the beliefs of fellow Slytherins, deliberately ramming Harry Potter during the first Quidditch match of 1996, and making snide comments about Ron Weasley, calling him a blood traitor. He also appears to have a keen eyesight, spotting the snitch before even Harry, but maybe only because Harry was furious about Zacharias Smith and he was distracted. However, when it seemed that he was about to catch it, he was put off by Harry's desperate taunt, implying that Malfoy paid Harper to play instead. Harper, in his distraction, fumbled the Snitch, costing his team the game.

1998

It is likely that he was evacuated from Hogwarts along with the rest of his house before the Battle of Hogwarts, it is unknown if he returned with the reinforcements led by Horace Slughorn, as some Slytherins did.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. The Slytherin Seeker which Harry plays against is unnamed, but can be assumed to be Harper.


Quidditch Positions at Hogwarts
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Captains
Astrix Alixan · Filemina Alchin · Angelina Appleby · Oona Ballington · Richard Carter · Angelica Cole · Concepta Battista · Stuart Craggy · Winky Crockett · Roger Davies · Cedric Diggory · Marcus Flint · Hamish Frater · Stephen Gould · David Hamblin · Natalie Holkham · Jody Jacknife · Angelina Johnson · Jo King · Neil Lament · Steve Laughalot · Graham Montague · Mark Overcliff · Andrew Snowy Owl · Harry Potter · Isobel Ross · Ashley Sanders · Lucinda Talkalot · Urquhart · Emma Vanity · Charlie Weasley · Rufus Winickus · Oliver Wood
Keepers
Kevin Bletchley · Miles Bletchley · Herbert Fleet · Geoffrey Hooper · Cormac McLaggen · Grant Page · Ron Weasley · Oliver Wood · Unidentified Gryffindor Keeper · Unidentified Slytherin Keeper
Chasers
Tamsin Applebee · Katie Bell · Bradley · Randolph Burrow · Cadwallader · Chambers · Roger Davies · Eekins · Marcus Flint · Jarrett · Angelina Johnson · Heidi Macavoy · Graham Montague · James Potter · Malcolm Preece · Adrian Pucey · Demelza Robins · Zacharias Smith · Alicia Spinnet · Jeremy Stretton · Dean Thomas · Urquhart · Vaisey · Cassius Warrington · Ginny Weasley · Rose Granger-Weasley · Blaise Zabini · Unidentified Gryffindor chaser (I) · Unidentified Gryffindor chaser (II) · Unidentified Gryffindor chaser (III)
Beaters
Ritchie Coote · Vincent Crabbe · Lucian Bole · Peregrine Derrick · Dobbin · Gregory Goyle · Duncan Inglebee · Andrew Kirke · Michael McManus · Maxine O'Flaherty · Jimmy Peakes · Anthony Rickett · Jason Samuels · Jack Sloper · Fred Weasley · George Weasley · Unidentified Slytherin Beater · Unidentified Slytherin Beater (II)
Seekers
Regulus Black · Cho Chang · Cedric Diggory · Harper · Terence Higgs · Gilderoy Lockhart (claimed) · Draco Malfoy · Harry Potter · Summerby · Charlie Weasley · Ginny Weasley · Unidentified Gryffindor seeker · Unidentified Ravenclaw Seeker · Unidentified Ravenclaw Substitute Seeker · Unidentified Hufflepuff Seeker
Unknown Positions
Vicky Bishopper · Angelica Cole · Andre Egwu · Robin Higgy · R. King · M. G. McGonagall · Katie Rayknolls
Possible Players
Christian Alexander · Brandon Angel · Jada Angela · Owen Anthony · Tanner Van Burm · Haley Dakota · Jennifer Dawn · Fay Dunbar · Riley Frazer · Ethan Gerard · Ryan Henry · Erica J. · Ella Jo · Timothy Justin · Sage Kelleen · Luisa · Trinity Lynn · Trev Mallory · Alexis Marie · Gianna Grace Marie · Abigail Nicola · Amber Noel · Phelan Noel · Remy Olivier · Jackson Sheppard · Richard Sky · Emily Taylor · Alexander William