"We're seeing Harry in a very interesting situation. Readers will find out exactly what the situation is.
When I was reading it, I had both the excitement and the power of the book, and the plot, driving me forward. But I was also feeling a little sad. It's the last time."
He also admitted that he "sobbed and sobbed". The reported asked, "That means someone we like dies, doesn't it?" He replied "Well, it means it is a very, very emotional book".