¡°Aren't you going to Hogsmeade, Harry? Why not? Hey ¡ª¡± Colin looked eagerly around at his friends ¡ª ¡°you can come and sit with us, if you like, Harry!¡±
Harry groped for his wand, blinking blood out of his eyes
And with a last smile and shake of Harry's hand, Fudge left the room. Tom now moved forward, beaming at Harry.
Ron tried to pull the bag away from Crookshanks, but Crookshanks clung on, spitting and slashing.
The opportunity was too perfect to miss. Harry crept silently around behind Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle, bent down, and scooped a large handful of mud out of the path.
Feeling considerably more cheerful, Harry joined Ron and Hermione in several games of Exploding Snap, and when the witch with the tea cart arrived, he bought himself a very large lunch, though nothing with chocolate in it.