The Parting of the Ways
"Time is short, and unless the few of us who know the truth stand
united, there is no hope for any of us."
Synopsis by William Silvester
Notes and links by Steve Vander Ark and Michele L. Worley
U.S. hardcover edition: pages 692 - 715
U.K. hardcover edition: pages 601 - 620
U.K. paperback edition: pages 760 - 775
In which Harry tells his story to
Sirius, then is turned over to
Madam Pomfrey. Meanwhile,
Fudge allows a
Dementor to Kiss
Fudge argues with
Dumbledore about what has
happened, refusing to believe
Voldemort is back, refusing to
take measures against him.
Dumbledore dispatches those
loyal to him on various errands.
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
"You are to alert Remus Lupin,
Mundungus Fletcher -
the old crowd."
Characters introduced in this chapter:
Characters returning in this chapter:
Characters mentioned in this chapter:
Moody, Alastor "Mad-Eye"
Pettigrew, Peter (as Wormtail)
Riddle, Tom Marvolo
Settings and locations introduced or returning in this chapter:
Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:
Exceptional character moments:
Links and Resources: