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Walden Macnair

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One of Voldemort's Death Eaters and a Ministry-appointed executioner of magical creatures

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Macnair, remember him? Bloke they sent ter kill Buckbeak? Maniac, he is. Likes killin’ as much as Golgomath

Rubeus Hagrid

‘... sentenced to execution by beheading, to be carried out by the Committee’s appointed executioner, Walden Macnair ...’


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Harry Ron and hermione leave Hagrid's Hut as the execution party

A morbid gathering

An illustration of the Little Hangleton Graveyard at night

In a dark place

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... destroying dangerous beasts for the Ministry of Magic now, Wormtail tells me? You shall have better victims than that soon, Macnair

Lord Voldemort

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Walden Macnair


Liaising with giants