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Every Witch from Literature, Ranked

When I was a kid, all my favorite fictional characters were witches because I wanted what they had. I yearned to fly around on a broomstick, to own a black cat, to make a pact with the devil that was sealed with the blood of the innocent. 

And as much as I wish I could say all fictional witches are perfect and incredible, the fact remains that some of them are better than others. So here’s all the ones I could think of, ranked according to my own personal criteria.

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