Scariest¡the scariest thing¡hooded black figures¡cold¡screaming¡
¡°Oh, Ron, please let's move, they're going to do it!¡± Hermione breathed.
¡°Oh ¡ª yeah ¡ª¡± said Harry, quickly forcing his thoughts back to that first broom ride. ¡°Expecto patrono ¡ª no, patronum ¡ª sorry ¡ª expecto patronum, expecto patronum¡±
¡°We ¡ª we've been taking good care of him!¡± said Ron.
Harry got through the next three days by forcing himself to think about his Handbook of Do-It-Yourself Broomcare whenever Aunt Marge started on him. This worked quite well, though it seemed to give him a glazed look, because Aunt Marge started voicing the opinion that he was mentally subnormal.
Harry sank his head into his hands, thinking.