Gryffindors. What’s the problem?

Gryffindors are supposed to be the heroes, but they always get the most hate. This hate doesn’t just come from Slytherin but other houses as well. Today we’ll be going over what it means to be a true Gryffindor.
Second post in which content is gone it’ll be back in less than a day. Sorry!

The typical Gryffindor is depicted as Cormac McLaggen (who unfortunately is a Gryffindor), rather than a Professor (now Headmistress) Minerva McGonagall. This is the second post in which I’ve made the comparison, but it is an accurate analogy. We are hated for one of two reasons (maybe both): we chose to be in Gryffindors (wannabes) or are an attention-hogging hero wannabe. Seriously, Gryffindors is an awesome house but we are the ones getting a bad rep.

Gryffindors as the best of all the other houses with a bit more. Chivalrous, Brave, Nerve, Courage, and Daring. Never in the books has the Sorting Hat described them as recklessly dangerous, idiotically brave. The only person who said this was Severus Snape, a Slytherin, with a deep hatred for that house. Gryffindors are warriors, they will do pretty much anything for those they love, are loyal to, or for what they believe in. (If you dare bring up Peter Pettigrew,  the Sorting Hat has some regrets putting him in Gryffindor. Then again his final act was betraying the Dark Lord something no coward could do). 

A Gryffindors, as James and Lily Potter proved, are brave (and loyal to the very end), standing in the face of death and not 

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