The Polyjuice Potion
Synopsis by William Silvester
Notes and links by Michele L. Worley
US hardcover edition: pages 205 - 226
UK paperback edition: pages 223 - 245
XXX - XXX,
In which Harry is hauled before Dumbledore, witnesses the phoenix burning,
and learns Dumbledore does not suspect him of wrongdoing. Christmas Day,
presents are opened, the Polyjuice Potion is ready, Crabbe and Goyle
are drugged and hair stolen and the potion drunk by HRH. Disguised as
Crabbe and Goyle, Ron and Harry quiz Draco Malfoy and find he has nothing
to do with the Chamber of Secrets. Upon returning to the girls' bathroom
they find Hermione has taken on cat features.
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Harry was just thinking that all he
needed was for Dumbledore's pet bird
to die while he was alone in the office
with it, when the bird burst into
gasped. "Your bird - I couldn't do anything - he just caught fire -"
To Harry's astonishment,
"About time, too," he said. "He's been looking dreadful for
days. I've been telling him to get a move on."
"Honestly, if you were any slower, you'd be going backward."