J.K. Rowling Is Giving Harry Potter Fans A New Story For Halloween

J.K. Rowling is wishing her fans a very happy Halloween with a new story from the Harry Potter universe.

On October 31, a story about Dolores Umbridge will be released on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s official home to all things Harry Potter online. The new story will follow Dolores Umbridge before she arrived at Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Posting just in time for Halloween, the story will focus on dangerous witch Dolores Umbrdge, who, as the website notes, is the only person other than Voldemort to leave a physical scar on Harry.

The story will be around 1700 words, detailing the backstory of Umbridge with several new details.

Dolores Umbridge is a villain that many Harry Potter fans love to hate, and she is rather hard to forget with her pink wardrobe and collection of tea saucers with kittens. Getting to take a peek into the past of Umbridge will be a real treat for fans like myself. Where did this woman come from? What is the story with her special punishing quill, and how did she become so completely evil?

Really, this news is the next best thing to a new Harry Potter book. (Hint, hint, J.K. Rowling!)

Source: IGN