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10 things to realize about J.K. Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' short story

Back in 2013, it was revealed that the world of "Harry Potter" would somewhat continue with the series "Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them." It was great news for Potter fans, but not exactly what they were hoping for. Well, J.K. Rowling was happy to give fans what they truly want as she released a new "Harry Potter" short story on TODAY on July 8, 2014.

Harry Potter and the crew are all grown up.
Warner Bros.

Since March, Rowling has been writing up pieces for Pottermore that detail the fictional 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals. Well, Rowling decided to take things a step further and write a post in the fictional pen of the gossip columnist for the "Daily Prophet," Rita Skeeter.

The 1,500-word story from Rowling takes Harry Potter and his friends into their thirties, and shows an interesting, yet short look into their lives. After reading the story, it's got a lot of points that many fans should realize and take away from it.

Here are some of the most important points to realize some 10 years after the crew has left Hogwarts.

1.) Harry's scar - No, not the one you're thinking of that is located on his forehead. Rowling makes it a point to state that he now has a "nasty cut over his right cheekbone." Where could that possibly be going? J.K. Rowling can't just leave that alone and never touch on it again.

Can she?

2.) Ron Weasley is now the co-manager of Weasley's Wizard Wheezes with his brother George - The latter worked for the Ministry of Magic for just two years since the battle with Voldemort did a number on him.

3.) Hermione Granger - She is still doing well and still with Ron. Hermione is now the Deputy Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. She hopes to continue to go up the ranks in the Ministry of Magic.

4.) Harry Potter - He's a big-time VIP in the wizarding world who is now about to turn 34, even though he's got a lot more gray in his hair than he used to have. The "VIP section of the campsite" at the Quidditch World Cup is home to Dumbledore's Army and well protected.

5.) Harry and Ginny are still married - Yes, she's called Ginevra now, but she also works for the "Daily Prophet" as a reporter.

6.) Teddy Lupin - His parents did die in the Hogwarts war, and he's since gone on a bit of a wild path. Harry has taken watch over his 16-year-old godson, but he's getting out of hand at all the wrong times. Teddy has also romanced Victoire, the daughter of Bill Weasley and his wife, Fleur.

7.) Neville Longbottom - Along with his wife Hannah, the Longbottoms are also enjoying the Quidditch World Cup. Neville is the Herbology teacher at Hogwarts and his wife is applying for a job there as well.

8.) Luna Lovegood - The dingy yet brilliant schoolgirl is now married to Rolf Scamander and they have twin sons.

9.) The Weasley Family - All those remaining are enjoying the Quidditch World Cup as well, but it's not the parents, just the children. Charlie is a dragon wrangler and still living the single life. Percy is the Head of the Department of Magical Transportation. Bill is there as well along with Fleur and their children.

10.) Viktor Krum - He's still playing Quidditch and is the Seeker for the Bulgarian team. The old rival of Harry Potter actually visits with the wondrous wizard and Krum meets Harry's sons. It's an interesting meeting to say the least.

Now, at the end of it all, Rita Skeeter drops the hint (rather obviously) that more could be on the way from J.K. Rowling.

She states:

"Harry Potter and his cohorts never claimed to be perfect! And for those who want to know exactly how imperfect they are, my new biography: Dumbledore's Army: The Dark Side of the Demob will be available from Flourish and Blotts on July 31st."

Could there really be "Harry Potter" on the way?

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