¡°Here ¡ª¡± Lupin handed him a Chocolate Frog. ¡°Eat this before we try again. I didn't expect you to do it your first time; in fact, I would have been astounded if you had.¡±
They waited, watching the moving clouds reflected in the lake, while the bush next to them whispered in the breeze. Buckbeak, bored, was ferreting for worms again.
¡°Fascinating,¡± said Snape, without looking at it. ¡°You should drink that directly, Lupin.¡±