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Unbreakable Vow

Snape and Narcissa perform the Unbreakable vow

This spell binds a wizard to a promise, who will die if they break it

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If you are there to protect him ... Severus, will you swear it? Will you make the Unbreakable Vow?

Narcissa Malfoy
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Key moments when Severus Snape’s actions were misunderstood 

So Snape was offering to help him? He was definitely offering to help him?’

‘If you ask that once more,’ said Harry, ‘I’m going to stick...


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

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I am trying to help you. I swore to your mother I would protect you. I made the Unbreakable Vow, Draco –

Severus Snape
Snape and Narcissa perform the Unbreakable vow

Snape commits to the cause

Bellatrix bonds Narcissa and Snape in an unbreakable vow.

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To bind a fellow wizard to a promise

The effect it has on the recipient

The wizard will die if they break the promise

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Narcissa and Severus Snape agree upon an Unbreakable Vow so Snape will watch over Draco Malfoy during his task from Lord Voldemort