¡°Mr. Malfoy then saw an extraordinary apparition. Can you imagine what it might have been, Potter?¡±
¡°You'll have to put up a good strong defense, Hagrid,¡± said Hermione, sitting down and laying a hand on Hagrid's massive forearm. ¡°I'm sure you can prove Buckbeak is safe.¡±
Lupin threw his last few books into his case, closed the desk drawers, and turned to look at Harry.
Footsteps echoed from within the cabin.