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"Are you insane?" said Harry, his voice easily as croaky as Black's.
Harry moved toward her, completely bewildered. She was holding the chain out. He saw a tiny, sparkling hourglass hanging from it.
The creature slipped off the bed and bowed so low that the end of its long, thin nose touched the carpet. Harry noticed that it was wearing what looked like an old pillowcase, with rips for arm- and leg-holes.
"A house-elf must be set free, sir. And the family will never set Dobby free ... Dobby will serve the family until he dies, sir . . . ."
Harry tore back across the room as the landing light clicked on - he snatched up Hedwig's cage, dashed to the window, and passed it out to Ron. He was scrambling back onto the chest of drawers when Uncle Vernon hammered on the unlocked door and it crashed open.
There was a small click and the door swung open.
"And does my evidence count for nothing?" snarled Snape. "Peter Pettigrew was not in the Shrieking Shack, nor did I see any sign of him on the grounds."
"Sweet girl... clever girl... you -- you won't let them.... Help me...."
"I know what day it is," sang Dudley, waddling toward him.
It was Professor Dumbledore. He didn't look surprised to see Harry there.
"Have you any idea how worried I've been?" said Mrs. Weasley in a deadly whisper.
"I must admit, Peter, I have difficulty in understanding why an innocent man would want to spend twelve years as a rat," said Lupin evenly.
"You keep your mouth closed while you're eating!" Mrs. Weasley snapped.
He forced himself to think of Black, and only Black, and began to chant: "Expecto patronum! Expecto patronum!"