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There was a ringing silence. Everyone's eyes were now on Lupin, who looked remarkably calm, though rather pale.
But they didn't move.
"Well done, Harry!" said Percy, looking delighted. "Ten Galleons to me! Must find Penelope, excuse me --"
"How'd it go?" Harry asked him, standing up.
Professor McGonagall pulled herself back through the portrait hole to face the stunned crowd. She was white as chalk.
"Ron, your dad works for the Ministry, you can't go saying things like that to his boss!" said Hermione, but she too looked very upset. "As long as Hagrid keeps his head this time, and argue, hi case properly, they can't possibly execute Buckbeak...."
He sprinted back to the one-eyed witch, opened her hump, heaved himself inside, and slid down to meet his bag at the bottom of the stone chute. He wiped the Marauder's Map blank again, then set off at a run.
All usual pursuits were abandoned in the Gryffindor common room the night before the match. Even Hermione had Put down her books.
Lupin looked up and, by the merest half-glance in Harry's direction, warned him not to interrupt.
Wand held tightly before him, Harry kicked the door wide open.
"Good luck, Harry!" called Cho. Harry felt himself blushing.
"Er -- hang on -- yeah, I forgot, I finished it last night!"
"No," said Harry, now trying to sound innocently curious.
"With a little help from Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs," Fred muttered in Harry's ear.
"But then Dumbledore became Headmaster, and he was sympathetic. He said that as long as we took certain precautions, there was no reason I shouldn't come to school...." Lupin sighed, and looked directly at Harry. "I told you, months ago, that the Whomping Willow was planted the year I came to Hogwarts. The truth is that it was planted because I came to Hogwarts. This house" -- Lupin looked miserably around the room, -- "the tunnel that leads to it -- they were built for my use. Once a month, I was smuggled out of the castle, into this place, to transform. The tree was placed at the tunnel mouth to stop anyone coming across me while I was dangerous."