Chapter 1-9 The Midnight Duel
- During breakfast Neville receives a Remembrall from his grandmother.
- In the afternoon, Harry has his first flying, which is taught by
- Neville falls off his broomstick,
breaking his wrist. While Draco Malfoy makes fun of him,
Parvati Patil quarrels with Pansy
Parkinson of Slytherin.
- Draco flies away with the remembrall which Neville lost during his
fall and Harry chases him. He catches it just before it falls on the
ground after Draco had thrown it into the air. Instead of punishing
him for flying while he was not allowed to, Professor McGonagall
takes Harry to Oliver Wood,
captain of the Quidditch team. Harry is told he will be the new Seeker, and he will recieve a broom; either
a "Nimbus Two Thousand" or a "Cleansweep
- Harry finds out when talking to Fred and George that they are Beaters
on the Quidditch team. Then they tell Harry they have to go because
Lee Jordan believes he has found a new secret
passageway out of the school; probably behind the statue of Gregory
- Draco challenges Harry to a wizard's duel
in the Trophy Room at midnight. At midnight,
when Harry and Ron leave, they meet with Hermione and Neville and they all go together.
Hermione tries to talk them out of it, saying that if either of them
gets caught, she won't rest until she's learned the Curse
of the Bogies Quirrell told them about, to use on them. Draco does
not show up for the duel. He had tricked them into coming hoping they
would get caught. They almost get caught by Filch and Mrs. Norris.
Trying to get back to Griffindor tower, Peeves tries to get them caught as well. When
they reach the end of a corridor at a locked door, Hermione opens it
with the spell ¤ Alohomora and they
- They find a three-headed dog guarding the
room and escape again, returning finally to Griffindor tower.