Harry, Ron, and Hermione climbed the steps to the entrance hall. Harry was still thinking about what Malfoy had said, while Ron was seething about Snape.
¡°Yes,¡± said Harry. Hermione and Ron, not being on speaking terms with the Minister of Magic, hovered awkwardly in the background.
¡°Can you hear someone talking, Harry?¡± growled Ron, not looking at Hermione.
No one said anything. The horrible truth sank into Harry like a stone.