The Monk is just not understanding why the Harry Potter uberfans are begging Jo Rowling not to kill him off now, in the first 10 days of July 2007.
The book reached the publisher at the end of last year.
She wrote it between 2005 and 2006.
In other words, she made the final choice to kill off the boy wizard, or not, nearly a year ago.
Can't change a thing.
All over except the crying.
You'll find out in 11 days or so.