"C'mon, Fang, we're going for
Synopsis by William Silvester
Notes and links by Michele L. Worley
US hardcover edition: pages 265 - 282
UK paperback edition: pages 286 - 304
Sunday 9 May - Monday 24 May,
In which tension mounts in
Hogwarts as everyone fears
another attack - except Draco Malfoy,
who is enjoying the situation. Acting on
Hagrid's hint about following
spiders, Harry and
Ron go into the
Forbidden Forest, find the
are captured by
learn more about the
Chamber of Secrets,
and are rescued by the car.
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Exceptional character moments:
Draco Malfoy, gloating that his
father "got rid of Dumbledore" -
with no idea that he himself will one day be unable to bring himself to
"get rid of" Dumbledore.
Draco Malfoy, sucking up to
Seamus, pretending to throw
up after listening to Malfoy
fawning on Snape.
Ron, prepared to kill
Draco with his bare hands after
Draco says what a pity it was that
Hermione wasn't the
first victim to be killed.
Ernie, who has the grace
and the guts to publicly apologize to Harry
for suspecting him.
Links and Resources:
The date on which the boys enter the
Forest can be worked out
from the next chapter, since the exact
date of the following day is given.