Why Did Voldemort Kill Harry’s Parents?

Why Did Voldemort Kill Harry’s Parents?

In the Harry Potter series, Lord Voldemort is a villain whose goal is to conquer and rule the Wizarding World. He feels that the only way to do this is to kill Harry Potter because he believes that he will be able to conquer all of the wizards.

Voldemort feels that if he kills Harry before he becomes an adult, then no one will be able to oppose him.

Voldemort felt threatened by Harry Potter and felt he needed to get rid of Harry Potter so he could conquer all. On the way to domination, Voldemort killed Harry’s parents because he had to kill them to get to Harry.

Who is Voldemort?

In the Harry Potter series, Lord Voldemort is the most powerful dark wizard of all time. He was born Tom Marvolo Riddle but later changed his name to Lord Voldemort because he wanted to sound more intimidating.

He was a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from 1940-1944, but was expelled because he started a student dueling club. A few years after being expelled from school, he went on a crusade to kill muggles and wizards who disobeyed him.

His plans were thwarted when a baby boy named Harry Potter defeated him in a battle of magic.

What is the Reason Voldemort Wanted to Kill Harry Potter?

The reason that Voldemort wanted to kill Harry Potter is because of the prophecy that was made about him.

The prophecy said that Harry would have the power to defeat him. He wanted to kill Harry before Harry had the chance to become powerful.

The Reason Voldemort Killed James & Lily Potter

The reason Voldemort killed James & Lily Potter was because he wanted to destroy their son, Harry. Voldemort thought if he could kill Harry, then he would be able to conquer the world. Instead of thinking about how this would affect Harry, Voldemort only thought about how it would affect him.

Even though James, Lily, and Sirius (Harry’s godfather) died, they left behind a little something that Voldemort would never understand.

They left behind love. They left behind something that Voldemort could not understand or try to control. They left behind hope.

How Did Voldemort Kill James & Lily Potter?

It was a dark and stormy night when the most famous villain in the world, Voldemort, cast a curse that would change Harry Potter’s life forever. Harry was just an infant when Voldemort killed his parents with the killing curse, Avada Kedavra.

Harry never knew his parents, but he had always known that they were loved by someone. Harry’s godfather, Sirius Black, was the only person who knew the truth about what happened to Harry’s parents.

He told Harry in order to keep him safe from Voldemort. But once Sirius died at the hands of Bellatrix Lestrange (another death eater), there was no one left to tell Harry about his past.

How Did Harry Potter Get a Scar on His Forehead?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the reader is introduced to Harry’s scar. Harry’s scar was a result of a spell cast by Voldemort in his first battle with Harry. The spell was meant to kill Harry but it rebounded and left its mark on both of them.

The spell damaged Voldemort’s soul even more because it was used against a child. The spell also left a mental scar on Harry who was only an infant when he received the scar from Voldemort. This scar would be a major reason why Harry was able to defeat Voldemort in the end.

Did Sirius Black Betray James and Lily Potter?

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, it is revealed that Sirius Black is innocent from having betrayed James and Lily Potter 15 years earlier when they were killed by Lord Voldemort himself.

Sirius Black was actually innocent because Peter Pettigrew had been hiding out for all those years as Ron Weasley’s pet rat named Scabbers until he let himself get caught by Sirius Black when Sirius came back too soon after escaping from Azkaban prison instead of waiting until after The Chosen One defeated Lord Voldemort if ever at all possible (which would have allowed Peter Pettigrew to continue hiding out).

For some unknown reason, Sirius Black believed that Scabbers/Peter Pettigrew was actually a person (perhaps because he looked like a human being) instead of an animal which is what Scabbers really is (a rat).

Scabbers/Peter Pettigrew escaped Azkaban prison by using magic but later got caught in Sirius Black’s home while playing with Ron Weasley during their vacation trip together (which surprised everyone including Peter Pettigrew himself).

When Peter Pettigrew got caught for real this time around, he decided not to run away again but instead decided to come clean about everything so that nobody would think he had been hiding anything from them anymore (however there was still something being hidden from them at this time even though they didn’t know what it could be).

It turned out that Peter Pettigrew never betrayed James or Lily Potter but instead framed Sirius Black for doing so.

Final Thoughts

Voldemort, who was also known as He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, was the darkest of all wizards who wanted to control the world. Voldemort wanted to gain immortality and power by collecting seven pieces of his soul that are hidden in objects called horcruxes.

Voldemort also wanted to kill Harry Potter because he believed that if he kills him, he will be immortal. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter was successful in killing Voldemort.

The death of Voldemort is a major event in the Harry Potter series, as it marks the end of the Second Wizarding War and leads to a time of peace and prosperity for all wizard and muggle kind. Voldemort’s death is not seen on screen.

In the final scene, Harry was seen sitting on a rock at the edge of a cliff where he and Dumbledore had often sat.

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