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|publisher=[[Rumiharts Books]]<ref name="publisher">[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2004/5/15/los-angeles-motion-picture-arts-sciences-contemporary-set-exhibit-report Los Angeles Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Contemporary Set Exhibit Report] from the Leaky Cauldron</ref>
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|publisher=[[Rumihart Books]]<ref name="PUB">[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2004/5/15/los-angeles-motion-pictures-arts-sciences-contemporary-set-exhibit-report Los Angeles Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Contemporary Set Exhibit Report] from the Leaky Cauldron</ref>
 
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|subject=[[Divination]]
 
|copies=*[[Flourish and Blotts]]
 
|copies=*[[Flourish and Blotts]]
 
*[[Harry Potter]]
 
*[[Harry Potter]]
*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
*[[Lavender Brown]]
 
*[[Lavender Brown]]
 
*[[Parvati Patil]]
 
*[[Parvati Patil]]
*Various [[Divination]] students
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'''''Unfogging the Future''''' is a book on the subject of [[Divination]] written by the celebrated [[Seer]], [[Cassandra Vablatsky]], and published by [[Rumiharts Books]].<ref name="publisher" /> During [[Harry Potter]]'s time at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], the book was a required textbook for students taking [[Divination]] studies from [[third year]] onwards.
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{{Quote|A guide to all basic fortune-telling methods, including palmistry, crystal balls and bird entrails.|The advertisement at [[Flourish and Blotts]]|Pottermore}}
   
It is a thick, black-bound book and is an ideal guide for those starting Divination, covering basic fortune-telling topics such as the reading of tea leaves, [[palmistry]], [[crystal ball]] gazing, and bird entrails.
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'''''Unfogging the Future''''' is a [[List of books|book]] on the subject of [[divination]], written by the celebrated [[Seer]] [[Cassandra Vablatsky]] and published by [[Rumiharts Books]]<ref name="PUB"/> From at least [[1993]] onward, this book was a required textbook for students taking [[Divination]] [[Magic|Classes]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. A copy of this book costs two [[galleons]] at the [[Flourish and Blotts|Flourish and Blotts Bookshop]] in [[Diagon Alley]]<ref name="POT"/>.
   
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==Description==
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It is a thick, black-bound book with a picture on the front cover depicting the full moon shrouded in fog.<ref name="POT">''[[Pottermore]]''</ref> There are at least five volumes<ref>See [http://gallery.the-leaky-cauldron.org/picture/7703 this image]</ref>
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==Contents==
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*[[Palmistry]]
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*[[Tessomancy]]
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*[[Crystal ball|Crystal Balls]]
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*Bird Entrails
 
==Tea leaf symbols==
 
==Tea leaf symbols==
* Acorn - "windfall, unexpected gold"
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*An '''acorn''' represents a "[[Triwizard Tournament|windfall, unexpected gold]]".
* Club - "an attack"
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*The '''club''' represents "[[Sirius Black|an attack]]"
* Cross - "trials and suffering"
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*A '''cross''' would mean "[[Peter Pettigrew|trials and suffering]]"
* Falcon - "a deadly enemy"
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*The '''falcon''' is symbolic of "[[Tom Riddle|a deadly enemy]]"
* Five-leaf clover - "You can expect to wake with a horrible rash tomorrow morning, dear"<ref>[http://imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html ''Prisoner of Azkaban'' script at the Internet Movie Script Database] (archived [http://web.archive.org/web/20090216093016/http://imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html here] via the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine)</ref>
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*A '''five-leaf clover''' would be representative of "a horrible rash tomorrow morning, [[Hermione Granger|dear]]" <ref name="SIGN">[http://imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html ''Prisoner of Azkaban'' script at the Internet Movie Script Database] (archived [http://web.archive.org/web/20090216093016/http://imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html here] via the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine)</ref>
* The [[Grim]] - "[[death]]"
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*The '''[[Grim]]''', a large [[dog]], is a sure sign of "[[death]]"
* Skull - "danger in your path"
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*A '''skull''' represents "[[Remus Lupin|danger]] in your path"
* Sun - "great happiness"
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*The '''sun''' is symbolic of "[[Sirius Black|great happiness]]"
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
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*''[[Pottermore]]''
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
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[[pl:Demaskowanie przyszłości]]
 
[[es:Disipar las Nieblas del Futuro]]
 
[[es:Disipar las Nieblas del Futuro]]
 
[[fr:Lever le voile du futur]]
 
[[fr:Lever le voile du futur]]

Latest revision as of 19:49, December 12, 2014

Future-lrg
Unfogging the Future
Publication information
Author

Cassandra Vablatsky

Released

between 1890s and 1993

Publisher

Rumihart Books[1]

Subject

Divination

Copies
"A guide to all basic fortune-telling methods, including palmistry, crystal balls and bird entrails."
—The advertisement at Flourish and Blotts[src]

Unfogging the Future is a book on the subject of divination, written by the celebrated Seer Cassandra Vablatsky and published by Rumiharts Books[1] From at least 1993 onward, this book was a required textbook for students taking Divination Classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A copy of this book costs two galleons at the Flourish and Blotts Bookshop in Diagon Alley[2].

DescriptionEdit

It is a thick, black-bound book with a picture on the front cover depicting the full moon shrouded in fog.[2] There are at least five volumes[3]

ContentsEdit

Tea leaf symbolsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Divination
Professors: Sybill Trelawney · Firenze
Known Seers: Calchas · Cassandra Vablatsky · Cassandra Trelawney · Inigo Imago · Mopsus · Professor Mopsus · Unidentified female Seer · Unidentified male Seer
Textbooks: The Dream Oracle · Unfogging the Future
Methods: Astrology · Cartomancy · Tarot cards · Crystal-gazing · Crystal ball · Dream interpretation · Fire-omens · Heptomology · Palmistry · Ornithomancy · Tessomancy
Divination at Hogwarts: Divination (class) · Divination Classroom · Divination staircase · Sybill Trelawney's office · Classroom 11

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