In all the world there were but three living dragons, and those were hers; they were a wonder, and a terror, and beyond price.
There’s a brief moment when you first wake up where you have no memories, a blissful blank slate, a happy emptiness, but it doesn’t last long and you remember exactly where you are and what you are trying to forget. —Carrie Bradshaw, The Carrie Diaries (via quotethat)
Fawkes is a phoenix, Harry. They burst into flame when it is time for them to die, and then they are reborn from the ashes.