“Have a biscuit, Potter." - Professor McGonagall (OP12)
Fred and George advertise for volunteers to test their products, the trio discusses their schedules and the upcoming O.W.L.s, Harry has an outburst in Defense Against the Dark Arts, Umbridge assigns him detention for a week, and McGonagall warns him to keep his temper under control.
Calendar and Dates
The entire chapter takes place on Harry's first day of classes of his fifth year, or the 2nd of September, 1995 [Y15]
Interesting facts and notes
"Is that a Tornados badge?"
"For heaven's sake, Potter! Do you really think this is about truth or lies? It's about keeping your head down and your temper under control!" She stood up, nostrils wide and mouth very thin, and he stood too. "Have another biscuit," she said irritably, thrusting the tin at him.
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