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"Ha!" said Hermione triumphantly. "See! I told you it was from him!"
"You don't understand!" whined Pettigrew. "He would have killed me, Sirius!"
"... sentenced to execution by beheading, to be carried out by the Committee's appointed executioner, Walden Macnai..."
"THAT RUDDY OWL!"
She broke off, still listening intently.
"This is three hours ago, and we are walking down to Hagrid's," said Hermione. "We just heard ourselves leaving...."
Harry watched the Hermione in the pumpkin patch throw the Invisibility Cloak over him and Ron.
"Are you telling me," Harry whispered, "that we're here in this cupboard and we're out there too?"
"Yeah, I saw him," said Harry slowly. "But... maybe I imagined it.... I wasn't thinking straight.... I passed out right afterward...."
At that moment, Uncle Vernon cleared his throat importantly and said, "Now, as we all know, today is a very important day."
"Say it, sir -"
Harry moved gladly into the shade of the gleaming kitchen. On top of the fridge stood tonight's pudding: a huge mound of whipped cream and sugared violets. A loin of roast pork was sizzling in the oven.
Harry took it. It did not contain birthday greetings.
And then, exactly a year ago, Hogwarts had written to Harry,
"May I take your coats, Mr. and Mrs. Mason?"