Black made a startled movement that almost dislodged Crookshanks; Harry gripped his wand convulsively ¡ª Do it now! said a voice in his head ¡ª but the footsteps were thundering up the stairs and Harry still hadn't done it.
¡°What's up?¡± said Harry.
Snape stood there, seething, staring from Fudge, who looked thoroughly shocked at his behavior, to Dumbledore, whose eyes were twinkling behind his glasses. Snape whirled about, robes swishing behind him, and stormed out of the ward.
¡°Okay ¡ª Scabbers, stay put ¡ª¡±