The Great Fear

“‘Do you think I care if Aslan dooms me to death?’ said the King. ‘That would be nothing, nothing at all. Would it not be better to be dead than to have this horrible fear that Aslan has come and is not like the Aslan we have believed in a longed for? It is as if the sun rose one day and were a black sun.'”

C.S. Lewis “The Last Battle”

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Laughter: The Cure for Fear

“The charm that repels a boggart is simple, yet it requires force of mind. You see, the thing that really finishes a boggart is laughter. What you need to do is force it to assume a shape that you find amusing.”

J.K. Rowling “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”