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The Worst Birthday . I
Bobby' s Warning r 12
The Burrow . it
At Flourish and Elliots'
The Whomping Willow .
Gilderoy Lockheart . 86
Mudbloods and Murmurs
El The Deathday Party k
The Writing on the Wall
The Rogue Allytiger . 161
The Dueling Club . we
The Polyjuice Potion .
The Very Secret Diary .
Cornelius Fudge r 249
aragog . 265
El The Chamber of Secrets
The Heir of Slytherin .
Bobby' s Reward r 327
Come now," he cried, beaming around him., "Why all these
People swapped exasperated looks, but nobody answered.
Don' t you people realize," said Lockhart, speaking slowly, as
daaugh they were all a bit dim, "the danger has passed! The culprit
has been taken away -"
Says wha?" said Dean Thomas loudly.
My dear young man, the Minister of Magic wouldn't have
taken Hagrid if he hadn' t been one hundred percent sure that he
was guilty," said Lockhart, in the tone of someone explaining that
one and one made two.
Oh, yes he would," said Ron, even more loudly than Dean.
I flatter myselfe know a much more about Hagrids' s arrest than
you do, Mr., Weasley,'' said Lockhart in a tone.
Ron started to say that he think so, somehow, but stopped
in midsentence when Harry kicked him hard under the desk.
We weren' t there, remember?" Harry muttered.
But Lockhart' s disgusting cheering; his hints that he had -
ways thought Hagrid was no good. his confidence that the whole
business was now at an end, irritated Harry so much that he
Cardin, with Ghoul} right in Lockhart':; stupid
The Gryffindor common was alwais very crowded these
days, because from six o' clock onward c had no-
where else to go. They also had plenty to talk about, with the result
that the common room often didn't empty until past midnight.
Harry went to get the Invisibility Cloak out of his trunk right all
ter dinner, and spent the evening sitting on it, waiting for the room
to clear. Fred and George challenged Harry and Ron to a few
games of Exploding Snap, and Ginny sat watching them, very sub-
dued in Hermione? usual chair. Harry and Ron kept losing on pur-
pose, trying to finish the games quickly, but even so. it was well
past midnight when Fred, George, and Ginny finally went to bed.
Harry and Ron waited for the distant sounds of two dormitory
doors closing before seizing the cloak, throwing it over themselves,
and climbing through the portrait hole.,
It was another difficult journey through the castle, dodging all
the teachers., At last they reached the entrance hall. slid back the
lock on the oak Front doors, squeezed between them, trying to stop
any creaking, and stepped out into the moonlit grounds.
Course," said Ron abruptly as they strode across the black
grass, "we might get to the forest and find there' s nothing to follow.
Those spiders might not' been going there at all. I know it looked
like they were moving in that sort of general direction, but . . I
His voice trailed away .
They reached Hagrid’ s house, sad and with its
blank windows. When Harry pushed the door open. Fang went
mad with joy at the sight of them., Worried he might wake
everyone at the castle with his deep, booming barks, they hastily
Fed him treacle toilet from a tin on the mantelpiece, which glued
his teeth together.
Harry left the Invisibility Cloak on Hayrides table. There would
be no need for it in the pitchblack forest.