Synopsis by William Silvester
Notes and links by Steve Vander Ark and Michele L. Worley
US hardcover edition: pages
269 - 290
UK paperback edition: pages 292 - 314
Saturday, 5 February - Saturday, 12 February
In which security is tightened,
Hagrid is summoned to
Harry plan another visit to
Harry wears his
invisibility cloak and while playing a trick on
Malfoy and his goons is unmasked,
rushing back to school only to be confronted by
Snape, questioned and only saved by
the arrival of Lupin.
Interesting facts and notes about the text of this chapter:
'Mr. Prongs agrees with
Mr. Moony, and would like to
add that Professor Snape is an
Characters introduced in this chapter:
Characters returning in this chapter:
Characters mentioned in this chapter:
Black, Sirius (as Padfoot)
de Mimsy-Porpington, Sir Nicholas
Potter, James (as Prongs)
(unnamed) ghosts, Hogwarts
Settings and locations introduced or returning in this chapter:
Settings and locations mentioned in this chapter:
Exceptional character moments:
Ron, enjoying all the attention
he gets after being attacked.
Ron a talking-to about their
priorities in how they've been treating
Links and Resources:
"- but I gotta tell yeh, I thought you two'd value yer friend
more'n broomsticks or rats."
"Ah, well, people can be a bit stupid abou' their pets,"
said Hagrid wisely.
"What would your head have been doing in
Snape softly. "Your head
is not allowed in
part of your body has permission to be in
"If your head was in
so was the rest of you."
The chapter picks up at the end of the preceding chapter (late Saturday/
very early Sunday) on the night of the
Ravenclaw match) and
ends on the Saturday of the school year's third