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"Expecto patronum!" Harry yelled. "Expecto patronum! Expecto Pat --"
"The incantation is this --" Lupin cleared his throat. "Expecto patronum!"
"Oh yes," said Fred, smirking. "This little beauty's taught us more than all the teachers in this school."
"Hogsmeade," said Harry, in a would-be casual voice.
"Nothing," said Hermione in a lofty voice, heaving her bag back over her shoulder.
"I don't know," said Hermione slowly, "but it's a bit odd, isn't it? I mean, this is supposed to be quite a good broom, isn't it?"
"Very well, Severus. I didn't really expect Black to linger."
"Yeah..." Face dry, Harry looked up. "Why -- you didn't know my dad, did you?"
Professor McGonagall blew her nose and said thickly, "Stupid boy ... foolish boy... he was always hopeless at dueling... should have left it to the Ministry...."
"Now, now, Penny, no sabotage!" said Percy heartily as she examined the Firebolt closely. "Penelope and I have got a bet on," he told the team. "Ten Galleons on the outcome of the match!"
"We've come to give you a bit of festive cheer before we go," said Fred, with a mysterious wink. "Come in here...."
"Very good," said Lupin, smiling. "Right, then -- ready to try it on a dementor?"
Harry looked around at the cluttered table, at the long Arithmancy essay on which the ink was still glistening, at the even longer Muggle Studies essay ("Explain Why Muggles Need Electricity" and at the rune translation Hermione was now poring over.
"Yeah, maybe," said Harry as they reached the entrance hall and crossed into the Great Hall. It had been decorated with hundreds and hundreds of candle-filled pumpkins, a cloud of fluttering live bats, and many flaming orange streamers, which were swimming lazily across the stormy ceiling like brilliant watersnakes.
Wood broke off, looking awkward.