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Harry and Hermione listened closely. They heard footsteps, the soft cursing of the executioner, the snap of the door, and then silence once more.
"Thank you!" gasped Pettigrew, nodding frantically at her. "Exactly! Precisely what I --"
There was a pause. Harry's brain seemed to be moving a little faster, and as it did, a gnawing sensation grew in the pit of his stomach....
"You didn't tell us you weren't allowed to use magic outside school," said Uncle Vernon, a mad gleam dancing in his eyes. "For got to mention it .... Slipped your mind, I daresay .....
"Professor Lupin?" said Hermione timidly. "Can -- can I say something?"
"They'll love him!" cried Aunt Petunia rapturously.
"What?" said Harry quickly.
"Okay," said Harry, wrenching his gaze from the sky, "let's go...."
"See what it's like here?" he said. "See why I've got to go back to Hogwarts? It's the only place I've got -well, I think I've got friends. "
Hermione covered her face with her hands and turned to the wall.
"All right!" cried Harry, grabbing the elf's arm to stop him. "You can't tell me. I understand. But why are you warning me?" A sudden, unpleasant thought struck him. "Hang on - this hasn't got anything to do with Vol- - sorry - with You-Know-Who, has it?
"Watch out for the bottom stair - it creaks," Harry whispered back as the twins disappeared onto the dark landing.
"No -- no --" Harry gasped. "He's innocent... expecto expecto patronum --"
Harry stood in the kitchen, clutching the mop for support, as Uncle Vernon advanced on him, a demonic glint in his tiny eyes.
"How can I ever thank --"