If people find the dating scenes unbelievable, I do apologise. It’s been almost
nine years since I’ve had a first and second date. Although, on the plus side, I mustn’t be too
bad at them, since I’m still together with that beautiful woman.
So why are you still here?” Harry asked Ron.
Search me,” said Ron.
Go home then.” said Harry.
Yeah, maybe I will!” shouted Ron, and he took several steps toward Harry, who did
not back away. “Didn’t you hear what they said about my sister? But you don’t give a rat’s
fart, do you, it’s only the Forbidden Forest, Harry I’ve-Faced-Worse Potter doesn’t care
what happened to her in there! Well, I do, all right? Giant spiders and mental stuff-”
I was only saying.
.. she was with the others, they were with Hagrid-”
Yeah, I get it, you don’t care! And what about the rest of my family, ‘the Weasleys
don’t need another kid injured,’ did you hear that?”
Not bothered what it meant, though?”
Ron!” said Hermione, forcing her way between them. “I don’t think it means anything
new has happened, anything we don’t know about; think, Ron, Bill’s already scared, plenty
of people must have seen that George has lost an ear by now, and you’re supposed to be on
your deathbed with spattergroit, I’m sure that’s all he meant-”
Oh, you’re sure, are you? Right then, well, I won’t bother myself about them. It’s all
right for you, isn’t it, with your parents safely out of the way-”
My parents are dead!” Harry bellowed.
And mine could be going the same way!” yelled Ron.
!” roared Harry. “Go back to them, pretend you’ve got over your spattergroit
and Mummy’ll be able to feed you up and-”
Ron made a sudden movement: Harry reacted, but before either wand was clear of its
owner’s pocket, Hermione had raised her own.
she cried, and an invisible shield expanded between her and Harry on the
one side and Ron on the other; all of them were forced backward a few steps by the strength
of the spell, and Harry and Ron glared from either side of the transparent barrier as though