Chapter 5-19 The Lion and the Serpent
- The DA meetings are showing progress. Hermione
gives everybody a fake Galleon
to announce the date of the next meeting on the edge of the coins. All
of them have a Protean
Charm to mimic Harry's coin so Harry can set the time. Everybody
is stunned with a Charm that is NEWT
level. Terry boot asks why she's not in Ravenclaw
because of her intelligence, but Hermione says the Sorting
Hat considered that but it decided on Gryffindor
in the end.
- The first Quidditch
match between Slytherin and Gryffindor is coming up. Slytherins are
regularly attempting to put hexes on the Gryffindor players but Snape
turns a deaf ear and when Alicia has huge eyebrows as a result of a
hex, he says she must have attempted a Hair-thickening
Charm and also refuses to believe fourteen eyewitnesses seeing Miles
Bletchley hit her from behind with a jinx. Ron is playing unpredictably,
sometimes bad, sometimes excellent. Once he made a save they compared
to the Irish Keeper Barry
Ryan against the Poland Chaser Ladislaw
Zamojski. Ron is being harassed relentlessly by the Slytherins.
- The morning of the game Ron
looks like when he had put a Slug-vomiting
Charm on himself. Angelina
tells them Slytherin has two new Beaters,
They fly out to the pitch where the Slytherin team is already waiting.
is their new captain. The game starts, Lee
doing the commenting as usual. The game is difficult for Angelina, Alicia
scores the first goal for Slytherin. Pucey
scores the second. Suddenly Harry sees the Snitch
and both he and Draco
chase it. Harry catches it and a moment later is hit by a Bludger
which Crabbe hit to him after he caught it. Crabbe is then reprimanded
- Malfoy starts making fun of Ron, Mrs. Weasley and Mr. Weasley and
next Alicia, Angelina and Katie are needed to stop Fred
from leaping at him while Harry holds George.
Then Draco makes fun of Harry's parents and the next moment Harry and
George are in a fight. Madam Hooch stops it with a ¤
Impedimenta and Harry and George are send to McGonagall.
While McGonagall is giving them detention, Umbridge
comes in and shows a new Ministry Decree, giving her supreme power over
punishments, sanctions and removal privileges of students. Harry, George,
and even Fred, are banned for life to play Quidditch and their brooms
- Ron comes in the common room much later, as he had been walking. Ron
wants to quit the team but when he's told about the lifetime bans he
decides not to quit. Then Hermione tells them Hagrid is back.