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"What are you doing?"
"You and Hermione answered my questions correctly at the start of the class, Harry," Lupin said lightly. "Very well, everyone, an excellent lesson. Homework, kindly read the chapter on boggarts and summarize it for me... to be handed in on Monday. That will be all."
And he ran, clanking loudly, into the left side of the frame and out of sight.
"Hey, Potter!" shrieked Pansy Parkinson, a Slytherin girl with a face like a pug. "Potter! The dementors are coming, Potter! Woooooooooo!"
"Don't you know, Potter?" breathed Malfoy, his pate eyes narrowed.
Snape moved away, leaving Neville breathless with fear.
TALONS AND TEA LEAVES
Crack! The banshee turned into a rat, which chased its tail in a circle, then -- crack!- became a rattlesnake, which slithered and writhed before -- crack! -- becoming a single, bloody eyeball.
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....
"I can't go. The Dursleys didn't sign my permission form, and Fudge wouldn't either."
Harry got into the back of the car and was shortly joined by Hermione, Ron, and, to Ron's disgust, Percy.
As the days slipped by, Harry started looking wherever he went for a sign of Ron or Hermione. Plenty of Hogwarts students were arriving in Diagon Alley now, with the start of term so near. Harry met Seamus Finnigan and Dean Thomas, his fellow Gryffindors, in Quality Quidditch Supplies, where they too were ogling the Firebolt; he also ran into the real Neville Longbottom, a round-faced, forgetful boy, outside Flourish and Blotts. Harry didn't stop to chat; Neville appeared to have mislaid his booklist and was being told off by his very formidable-looking grandmother. Harry hoped she never found out that he'd pretended to be Neville while on the run from the Ministry of Magic.
"Dunno," said Ron. "Quite old. He used to belong to my brother."
"Sit down, Harry," said Fudge, indicating a chair by the fire.
"Harry!" he said, smiling as he looked up. "How are you?"