¡°We'll have to hide in here,¡± said Hermione, who looked very shaken. ¡°We need to wait until they've gone back to the castle. Then we wait until it's safe to fly Buckbeak up to Sirius's window. He won't be there for another couple of hours¡. Oh, this is going to be difficult¡.¡±
It was Snape. Neville took a quick step behind Harry.
¡°Oh,¡± said Ron. ¡°But you said Buckbeak isn't a bad Hippogriff, Hagrid. I bet he'll get off.¡±