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"The sixteenth of October! 'That thing you're dreading, it will happen on the sixteenth of October!' Remember? She was right, she was right!"
A very tense silence followed this pronouncement, but Professor Trelawney seemed unaware of it.
I thought that was a bowler hat," said Ron sheepishly.
A faint, tinny sort of whistle was coming from somewhere. The, looked all around the compartment.
"Five points from Gryffindor," said Snape, which wiped the smiles from every face. "I told you not to help him, Miss Granger. Class dismissed."
"An ordinary common or garden rat like this can't be expected to live longer than three years or so," said the witch. "Now, if you were looking for something a bit more hard-wearing, you might like one of these --"
"And, sir, I'll need this shrivelfig skinned," said Malfoy, his voice full of malicious laughter.
"Oh yes," said Hermione vaguely, but she packed all the books back into her bag just the same. I hope there's something good for lunch, I'm starving," she added, and she marched off toward the Great Hall.
Fred and George were crouching in the shadows on the landing, heaving with laughter as they listened to Percy dismantling his and Ron's room in search of his badge.
He raised the wand to shoulder height, said, "Waddiwasi! "and pointed it at Peeves.
He pointed at his chest, where a large lump indicated that Scabbers was curled up in his pocket.
He scowled at the dark ceiling. Did they think he couldn't look after himself? He'd escaped Lord Voldemort three times; he wasn't completely useless....
Fudge strode out of the parlor and Harry stared after him. There was something extremely odd going on. Why had Fudge been waiting for him at the Leaky Cauldron, if not to punish him for what he'd done? And now Harry came to think of it, surely it wasn't usual for the Minister of Magic himself to get involved in matters of underage magic?
A rotting, glistening hand, slithering back beneath a black cloak ... a long, rattling breath from an unseen mouth... then a cold so penetrating it felt like drowning....
And with a last smile and shake of Harry's hand, Fudge left the room. Tom now moved forward, beaming at Harry.