¡°How dare you,¡± he growled, sounding suddenly like the bearsized dog he had been. ¡°I, a spy for Voldemort? When did I ever sneak around people who were stronger and more powerful than myself? But you, Peter ¡ª I'll never understand why I didn't see you were the spy from the start. You always liked big friends who'd look after you, didn't you? It used to be us¡me and Remus¡and James¡¡±
¡°In here!¡± Hermione seized Harry's arm and dragged him across the hall to the door of a broom closet; she opened it, pushed him inside among the buckets and mops, then slammed the door behind them.
¡°Look at him!¡± he said furiously to Hermione, dangling Scabbers in front of her. ¡°He's skin and bone! You keep that cat away from him!¡±
¡°None of the other pictures wanted the job,¡± said Percy. ¡°Frightened of what happened to the Fat Lady. Sir Cadogan was the only one brave enough to volunteer.¡±