Penelope put the Firebolt down again, thanked Harry, and went back to her table.
Harry stood there, hand still outstretched. Then, with a great leap of his heart, he heard hooves behind him. He whirled around and saw Hermione dashing toward him, dragging Buckbeak behind her.
¡°I wrote them down!¡± Neville was saying tearfully. ¡°But I must've dropped them somewhere!¡±