snape verball told avada kadabra but non verball cast the expelliarmus spell, which made dumbledore bounce backwards. also if u read the last sentence of the lightning struck tower, you will be able to find that dumbledore fell out of the battlements and out of sight."out of sight"? if dumbledore fell out of sight, then dumbledore could have easily dishuised somebody else has him by using the polyjuice potion or something. he did this to make voldemort think that harry was more vulnerable than ever and it would be the perfect time to affect him. personally i think that dumbledore used the polyjuice potion on either fawkes or aragog,cause J.K.R. never includes sth in her books which is completely useless.
harry wiped BLOOD of him. Dead people DON'T BLEED and the Avada kadavra DOESN'T SEND PEOPLE FLYING OVER BATTLEMENTS! OK? He's as alive as you or me... well no... he's a fictional character but... yeah... but he's fictionally alive...
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What do you mean dead people don't bleed? Of course they bleed. If they are killed from an external wound, it's bleeding that usually kills them.
As for the Ava Kadavra curse sending people off over battlements, J.K Rowling never really describes how the Ava Kadavra curse acts upon its victims except in the scene where Moody kills the spider. Howver, if you recall correctly, most spells, if performed forcefully enough often send people flying even if that is not the pupose of the spell. An example of this is in the third book when Harry, Ron, and Hermione all cast the disarming spell at once against Snape and it sends him across the room and knocks him out. Also in book six, when they are practicing nonverbal spells, Harry casts a shielding charm that is so strong it knocks Snape back. This may have been why, when a powerful wizard like Snape cast it, it sent Dumbledoor over the edge. And finally, if the Ava Kadavra curse does in fact not send people flying, this inconsistency was probably written in by J.K. Rowling simpoy for dramatic effect.
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Yeah, and there are many witnesses who saw Snape killing Dumbledore, plus Snape's fingerprints are all over the murder weapon which is registered to him. Come on, nobody knows anything, everyone's guessing, these are just theories. Nobody knows how Avada Kedavra works. It's a fact and it's logical that bleeding out leads to death, but since when is it logical that the cause of death can be two words? I don't think it's a good idea to turn to real-life facts in this case. It's like arguing about how can someone turn into a dog without changing their DNA structure. Don't let reality mess up fantasy.
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Dumbledore i think is really dead. When someone gets hit by Avada Kedavra or something they just die. If Dumbledore was against the edge, he might have fallen backwards. He probably fell out of sight because it was NIGHT TIME. When someone hits the ground, they are dead, and they pretty much start BLEEDING if they hit the ground from such a high place up.
I still like to hope that dumbledore is alive though...
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