Chapter 4-21 The House-Elf Liberation Front
- Harry and Ron have made up. Harry
tells Ron about Karkaroff having been a Death Eater. Together with Hermione,
they go to the owlery to send a letter to Sirius. The next they go to
the common room for Harry's surprise party. Everybody speculates about
the clue of the golden egg, which makes a screechy wailing sound when
it is opened. Neville eats one of Fred and George's
new inventions, Canary Creams.
- In Care of Magical Creatures
classes, Hagrid's Skrewts
are growing larger. Just ten of them are left. While putting them into
boxes, Rita Skeeter comes by. Skeeter
notices the injuries caused by the Skrewts on Dean, Lavender and Seamus. She tries to get some story
for the Daily Prophet. She will interview
Hagrid next friday.
- Hermione takes Harry and Ron to the castle kitchens. Among the House-elves,
they find Dobby, wearing all sorts of clothes. Dobby tells
them that Dumbledore gave him and Winky, Mr. Crouch's
old house-elf, jobs. Winky is devestated by the rejection of her old
master. She, is ashamed of being set free, as most elves would be.