J.K. Rowling recently confirmed to a Twitter fan that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make you cry. The eighth book in her Harry Potter series will be released in July. The story, which is also being produced as a play, takes place 19 years after the ending of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
According to the play's website, the story focuses on an adult Harry Potter and his son Albus, who "must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places."
It's common for Rowling to interact with fans on Twitter, and it's also common for her books to make people cry.
How sad will the new book make you? Well, just hours before she responded to the fan, she was hanging out with the brilliant and tragically sad mind of the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson:
Wilson triumphed through sadness and created the album Pet Sounds. So it's safe to say fans should be able to make it through another wizard book.
Harry Potter books will always include tragic moments that make fans cry, but it will be worth it in the end. Unless Harry Potter's death is the result of accidentally getting hit by a Knight Bus. That would suck.