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Harry had a fleeting glimpse of Bole and Derrick zooming toward him, clubs raised --
"No, Ron," said Lupin. "Two of you."
The common room was lit with the glow of the dying fire, still littered with the debris from the party. It was deserted.
"That will do!" shrieked Madam Hooch, zooming between then. "Penalty shot to Gryffindor for an unprovoked attack on their Chaser! Penalty shot to Slytherin for deliberate damage to their Chaser!"
Black's face looked more skull-like than ever as he stared at Pettigrew with his fathomless eyes.
"KEEP QUIET, YOU STUPID GIRL!" Snape shouted, looking suddenly quite deranged. "DON'T TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND!" A few sparks shot out of the end of his wand, which was still pointed at Black's face. Hermione fell silent.
I don't need help," Ron whispered. "It's obvious what this means. There's going to be loads of fog tonight."
"So," he said, straightening up again. "Everyone from the Minister of Magic downward has been trying to keep famous Harry Potter safe from Sirius Black. But famous Harry Potter is a law unto himself Let the ordinary people worry about his safety! Famous Harry Potter goes where he wants to, with no thought for the consequences.
"Vengeance is very sweet," Snape breathed at Black. "How I hoped I would be the one to catch you...."
"Everyone back upstairs!" said Percy, hurrying into the common room and pinning his Head Boy badge to his pajamas as he spoke.
Lupin continued to stare at the map. Harry had the impression that Lupin was doing some very quick thinking.
"But how did that help you?" said Hermione, sounding puzzled.
Walking very close together so that nobody would see them, they crossed the hall on tiptoe beneath the cloak, then walked down the stone front steps into the grounds. The sun was already sinking behind the Forbidden Forest, gilding the top branches of the trees.
But Crookshanks sank his claws into Black's robes and wouldn't shift. He turned his ugly, squashed face to Harry and looked up at him with those great yellow eyes. To his right, Hermione gave a dry sob.
Harry looked around to check that Hermione was well out of earshot.
"Just before he transformed," said Black. "When I cornered him, he yelled for the whole street to hear that I'd betrayed Lily and James. Then, before I could curse him, he blew apart the street with the wand behind his back, killed everyone within twenty feet of himself -- and sped down into the sewer with the other rats...."