Strong female characters

The more often I read the Harry Potter books, the more I liked Fleur Delacour. She became of of my role models. For her ones who have only ever seen the films where a lot of things about her were changed, here a quick summary by siruslaque from Tumblr of that amazing character:

badass girl whose "most precious" was her sister, who despite what anyone might think of her (cough Molly cough Ron cough Hermione cough) looks past any aesthetic unpleasantries because she is completely irrevocably in love with Bill, who willingly risks her life for Harry (the seven Harrys, anyone???), who manages to create a spot of brightness in the middle of war (wedding!!!), who is feminine and badass at the same time, who opens her home to an entitled goblin and multiple refugees/runaways, who doesn't sacrifice one bit of her integrity or character despite the looming threat of war.

I think you might get my point. In case you did not get it yet, I can add a few more:

Fleur was chosen from all of Beauxbatons students (who in the books were in a mixed school) as the best, the best in her entire school. She is part Veela and still does not become so arrogant that she thinks herself too good for Bill Weasley who is a curse breaker. She fought a dragon... and won. When she got no points during the Triwizard Tournament, she admitted her defeat.

Barty Crouch Jr. who was one of Voldemort's most loyal supporters said:
"She's as much a fairy princess as I am."

She pledged loyalty to Harry because he saved her sister nearly four years before the war.
"'Arry, you saved my sister's life, I do not forget."

Happy birthday to  Clémence Poésy who portrayed Fleur Delacour in the Harry Potter films!

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