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MHARRY

Come back down this instant! Mr. Longbottom! Everyone out of the way! HERMIONE

Is he alright?

NEVILLE

Ow!

MHARRY

Oh oh oh. Oh dear, it's a broken wrist. Poor boy. Come on now, up you get. Everyone is to keep their feet firmly on the ground while I take Mr. Longbottom to the hospital wing. Understand? If I see a single broom in the air the one riding it will find themselves out of Hogwarts before they can say "Quidditch". DRACO MALFOY

Did you see his face? If the fat lump had given this a squeeze he would remember to fall on his fat arse. HARRY

Give it here Malfoy.

DRACO MALFOY

No, I think I'll leave it somewhere for Longbottom to find. How about on the roof? What's the matter Potter? Bit beyond you reach? HERMIONE

Harry! No way! You heard what Madame Hooch said. Besides you don't even know how to fly! What an idiot! HARRY

Give it here Malfoy or I'll knock you off your broom! DRACO MALFOY

Is that so? Have it your way, then! OTH

Yeah!

OTH

Nice going, Harry!

OTH

That was wicked Harry!

MCGONAGALL

Harry Potter! Follow me. You wait here. QUIRRELL

... this is an ingredient...

MCGONAGALL

Professor Quirrell, excuse me, excuse me could I borrow Wood for a moment, please? QUIRRELL

Well, yes of course.

MCGONAGALL

Potter, this is Oliver Wood. Wood I have found you a Seeker.

- - - -

SIR NEVILLE

Have you heard Harry Potter's the new Gryffindor Seeker. I always knew he'd do well. RON WEASLEY

Seeker? But first years never make the house teams. You must be the youngest Quidditch player in... HARRY

A century. According to McGonagall. FRED WEASLEY

Well dome Harry! Wood's just told us! RON WEASLEY

Fred and George are on the team too. Beaters. GEORGE WEASLEY

Our job is to make sure that you don't get bloody up too bad. Can't make any promises of course. Rough game Quidditch. FRED WEASLEY

Brutal! But, nobody's died in years. Someone vanishes occasionally. GEORGE WEASLEY

But they'll turn up in a month or two! RON WEASLEY

Oh go on Harry! Quidditch is great. Best game there is, and you'll be great too! HARRY

But I've never even played Quidditch! What if I make a fool of myself? HERMIONE

You won't make a fool of yourself. It's in your blood. RON WEASLEY

Woah! Harry, you never told me your father was a seeker too! HARRY

I didn't know.

- - - -

RON WEASLEY

I'm telling you, it's spooky! She knows move about you than you do! HARRY

Who doesn't? What's happening?

HERMIONE

The staircases change remember?

HARRY

Let's go this way.

RON WEASLEY

Before the staircase moves again. Does anybody feel like we shouldn't be here? HERMIONE

We're not supposed to be here. This is the third floor. It's forbidden! HARRY

Let's go.

HERMIONE

Flich's cat!

HARRY

Run! Quick, let's hide through that door! It's locked! RON WEASLEY

that's it we're done for!

HERMIONE

Oh! Move over! Alohomora! Get in!

RON WEASLEY

Alohomora?

HERMIONE

Standard Book Of Spells- Chapter 7! FILCH

Any one here my sweet? Come on.

HERMIONE

He thinks this door is locked.

RON WEASLEY

He thinks this door is locked.

HERMIONE

It was locked.

HARRY

And for good reason.

H, R, & HERMIONE

AH!

RON WEASLEY

What do they think they're doing? Keeping a thing like that locked up in a school? HERMIONE

You don't use your eyes do you? Didn't you see what it was standing on? RON WEASLEY

I wasn't looking at its feet! I was a bit preoccupied with its heads. Or maybe you didn't notice... the three! HERMIONE

It was standing on a trap door. It wasn't there by accident. It's guarding something. HARRY

Guarding something?

HERMIONE

That's right. Now, if you two don't mind, I'm going to bed before either of you come up with another clever idea to get killed or worse... expelled. RON WEASLEY

She needs to sort out her priorities.

- - - -

OLIVER WOOD

Quidditch is easy enough to understand. Each team has 7 players. Three Chasers, two Beaters, one Keeper and a Seeker, that's you. There are three kinds of balls. This one's called the Quaffle. The Chasers handle the Quaffle and try to put it through one of those three hoops. The Keeper, that's me, defends the hoops. With me so far? HARRY

I think so. What are those?

OLIVER WOOD

You better take this. Careful now, it's coming back. Not bad Potter, you'd make a fair Beater. Uh-oh. HARRY

What was that?

OLIVER WOOD

Bludgers. Nasty little buggers. But you are a Seeker. The only thing I want you to worry about is this, the Golden Snitch. HARRY

I like this ball.

OLIVER WOOD

Eh, you like it now. But it's wicked fast and damn near impossible to see. HARRY

What do I do with it?

OLIVER WOOD

You catch it. Before the other team's Seeker. You catch this the game's over. You catch this, Potter, and we win. HARRY

Woah!

- - - -

PROFESSOR FLITWICK

One of a wizard's most rudimental skill is levitation or the ability to make objects fly. Do you all have your feathers? Good. Now don't forget the nice wrist movement we've been practicing. Hum! The "Swish and Flick". Everyone, the "Swish and Flick". Good! Oh and annunciate! Wingardium Leviosa. Off you go then! OTHS

Wingardium Leviosa; Wingardium Leviosa! RON WEASLEY

Wingardium Leviosa!

HERMIONE

No, stop stop stop! You're going to take someone's eye out! Besides, you're saying it wrong. It's Levi-o-sa, not Leviosar. RON WEASLEY

You do it then if you're so clever. Go on, go on! HERMIONE

Wingardium Leviosa.

PROFESSOR FLITWICK

Oh oh! Well done! See here everyone, Miss Granger's done it! Ho ho! Splendid! SFRED WEASLEY

Wingard-Leviosa; Wingard-- Leviosa PROFESSOR FLITWICK

Well done dear. OH!

HARRY

I think we're going to need another feather over here professor. RON WEASLEY

"It's Levi-o-sa not Leviosar." She's a nightmare honestly! It's no wonder she hasn't got any friends! HARRY

I think she heard you.

HARRY

Where's Hermione?

NEVILLE

Parvati Patil said she's wouldn't come out of the girl's bathroom. She said she's been there all afternoon, crying. QUIRRELL

Troll in the dungeon! Troll in the dungeon! Though you ought to know. OTHS

Ah!

DUMBLEDORE

SILENCE! Everyone will please not panic! Now prefects please escort your house to the dormitories. Teachers will follow me to the dungeons. PERCY

Gryffindors, keep up, please, and stay alert! HARRY

How could a troll get in?

RON WEASLEY

Not on its own. Trolls are really stupid. Probably people playing jokes. What? HARRY

Hermione! She doesn't know!

RON WEASLEY

I think the troll's left the dungeon! HARRY

It's going into the girl's bathroom. Hermione move! HERMIONE

Help! Help!

RON WEASLEY

Hey, pea brain!

HERMIONE

Ah! Help!

HARRY

Woah!

RON WEASLEY

Ugh!

HARRY

Do something!

RON WEASLEY

What?

HARRY

Anything! Hurry up!

HERMIONE

"Swish & Flick!"

RON WEASLEY

Wingardium Leviosa! Cool.

HERMIONE

Is it dead?

HARRY

No just knocked out.

HARRY

Ugh.

RON WEASLEY

Troll boogies.

MCGONAGALL

Oh my goodness! Explain yourselves both of you! H & RON WEASLEY

Well what it is-

HERMIONE

It's my fault Professor Mc Gonagall MCGONAGALL

Miss. Granger?

HERMIONE

I went looking for the troll I've read about them and I though I could handle it. But I was wrong. If Harry and Ron hadn't come and found me... I'd probably be dead. MCGONAGALL

Be that as it may, it was an extremely foolish thing to do. I would have expected more rational behavior on your part and am very disappointed in you Miss. Granger. Five points will be taken from Gryffindor for your serious lack of judgement. As for you two gentle I just hope you realize how fortunate you are. Not many first year students could take on a fully grown mountain troll and live to tell the tale. Five points will be awarded to each of you, for sheer dumb luck. QUIRRELL

Perhaps you ought to go. It might wake up.

- - - -

RON WEASLEY

Take a bit of toast, mate. Go on.

HERMIONE

Ron's right Harry, you're going to need your strength today. HARRY

I'm not hungry.

SEVERUS SNAPE

Good luck today, Potter. Then again, now that you've proven yourself against a troll, a little game of Quidditch should be easy work for you. Even if it is against Slytherin. HARRY

That explains the blood.

HERMIONE

Blood?

HARRY

Listen, last night, I'm guessing Snape let the troll in as diversion so he could get past that three headed dog. But, he got bit, that's why he's limping. HERMIONE

But why would anyone go near that dog? HARRY

The day I was at Gringotts, Hagrid took something out of one of the vaults. Said it was Hogwarts business, very secret. HERMIONE

So you're saying- -

HARRY

That's what the dog's guarding. That's what Snape wants. HERMIONE

A bit early for mail isn't it?

HARRY

But, I never get mail.

RON WEASLEY

Let's open it.

HARRY

It's a broomstick.

RON WEASLEY

It's not just a broomstick, Harry. It's a Nimbus 2000! HARRY

But who--?

OLIVER WOOD

Scared, Harry?

HARRY

A little.

OLIVER WOOD

It's alright. I felt the same way before my first game. HARRY

What happened?

OLIVER WOOD

I.. uh...I don't really remember... Took a Bludger to the head two minutes in. Woke in the hospital a week later. LJ

Hello! Welcome to Hogwart's first Quidditch game of the season! Today's game: Slytherin vs. Gryffindor! The player take their positions as Madam Hooch steps onto the field to begin the game! MHARRY

Now, I want a nice clean game... from all of you. LJ

The Bludgers are up. Followed by the Golden Snitch. Remember the Snitch is worth 150 points. The Seeker who catches the Snitch ends the game. The Quaffle is released and the game begins! Anjelina Johnson scores! Ten points for Gryffindor! HAGRID

Well done!

LJ

Slytherin takes the Quaffle. Bletchley passes to Captain Marcus Flint. Another ten points to Gryffindor! MFRED WEASLEY

Give me that! Take that side!

HAGRID

What's going on with Harry's broomstick? HERMIONE

It's Snape! He's jinxing the broom! RON WEASLEY

Jinxing the broom?! What do we do? HERMIONE

Leave it to me!

RON WEASLEY

Come on Hermione!

HERMIONE

Lacarnum Inflamarae.

OTH

Fire! You're on fire!

HAGRID

Go, go, go, go! Looks like he's gonna be sick! LJ

He's got the Snitch! Harry Potter receives 150 points for catching the Snitch! MHARRY

Gryffindor wins!

HAGRID

Yes!

OTHS

Harry Potter Gyffindor! Harry Potter Gyffindor! Harry Potter Gyffindor! Harry Potter Gyffindor! Harry Potter Gyffindor!

- - - -

HAGRID

Nonsense! Why would Snape put a curse on Harry's broom? HARRY

Who knows? Why was he trying to get past that three-headed dog on Halloween? HAGRID

Who told you about Fluffy?

RON WEASLEY

Fluffy?

HERMIONE

That thing has a name?

HAGRID

Well, of course, he's got a name! He's mine! I brought him off an Irish feller I met down at the pub last year. Then I lent him to Dumbledore to guard the--- HARRY

Yes?

HAGRID

I shouldn't have said that. No more questions! Don't ask anymore question! That's top- secret that is. HARRY

But Hagrid, whatever Fluffy's guarding Snape's trying to steal it! HAGRID

Codswallop! Professor Snape is a Hogwarts teacher! HERMIONE

Hogwarts teacher or not I know a spell when I see one! I've read all about them. You've got to keep eye contact and Snape wasn't blinking! HARRY

Exactly.

HAGRID

Now listen to me, all three of you, you're meddling in things that ought not to be meddled in. It's dangerous! What that dog is guarding is strictly between Professor Dumbledore and Nicholas Flamel. HARRY

Nicholas Flamel?

HAGRID

I shouldn't have said that. I should not have said that. HARRY

Nicholas Flamel. Who's Nicholas Flamel? HERMIONE

I don't know.

HOGWART GHOSTS

Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas. Ring the Hogwart bell. Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas. Cast a Christmas spell. HARRY

Knight to E-5.

RON WEASLEY

Queen to E-5.

HERMIONE

That's totally barbaric!

RON WEASLEY

That's wizard's chess. I see you've packed. HERMIONE

See you haven't.

RON WEASLEY

Change of plans. My parents have decided to go to Romania to visit my brother Charlie. He's studying dragons there. HERMIONE

Good. You can help Harry then. He's going to look in the library for information on Nicholas Flamel. RON WEASLEY

We've looked a hundred times!

HERMIONE

Not in the Restricted Section. Happy Christmas. RON WEASLEY

I think we've had a bad influence on her.

- - - -

RON WEASLEY

Harry wake up! Come on Harry! Wake up! Happy Christmas Harry! HARRY

Happy Christmas Ron! What are you wearing? RON WEASLEY

Oh, my mum made it. Looks like you've got one too. HARRY

I've got presents?

RON WEASLEY

Yeah! There they are.

HARRY

"Your father left this in my possession before he died. It is time it was returned to you. Use it well."? RON WEASLEY

What is it?

HARRY

Some kind of cloak.

RON WEASLEY

Well let's see then! Put it on! Woah! HARRY

My body is gone!

RON WEASLEY

I know what that is! That's an Invisibility Cloak! HARRY

I'm invisible?

RON WEASLEY

They're really rare. I wonder who gave it to you. HARRY

There was no name. It just said, "Use it well." HARRY

Famous Fire Eaters. Fifteenth Century Fiends. Flamel. Nicholas Flamel. Where are you? FILCH

I know you're in there. You can't hide. Who is it? Show yourself! QUIRRELL

Severus I-I-I

SEVERUS SNAPE

You don't want me as your enemy Quirrell. QUIRRELL

I don't know what you mean.

SEVERUS SNAPE

You know perfectly well what I mean. We'll have another little chat soon. When you've had time to decide where your loyalties lie. FILCH

Professors. I found this in the Restricted Section. It's still hot. That means there's a student out of bed. HARRY

Mum, Dad? Ron! You've really gotta see this! Ron! You've gotta see this! Ron! Come on, get out of bed! RON WEASLEY

Why?

HARRY

There's something you've got to see! Now, come on! Come on! Come! Come look! It's my parents! RON WEASLEY

I only see us.

HARRY

Look in properly. Go on, stand there. There. You see them don't you? That's--- RON WEASLEY

That's me! Only, I'm Head Boy. And I'm holding the Quidditch Cup. And bloody hell! I'm Quidditch captain too! I look good! Harry, do you think this mirror shows the future? HARRY

How can it? Both my parents are dead.

DUMBLEDORE

Back again Harry? I see that you, like many others before you have discovered the delights of the Mirror of Erised. I trust now, you realize what it what it does. Let me give you a clue. The happiest man on earth would look in the mirror and only see himself exactly as he is. HARRY

So then, it shows us what we want... Whatever we want? DUMBLEDORE

Yes, and no. It shows us nothing more or less then the deepest and most desperate desires of our hearts. Now you Harry, who have never known your family you see them standing beside you. But remember this, Harry. This mirror gives us neither knowledge or truth. Men have wasted away in front of it. Even gone mad. That is why tomorrow it will be moved to a new home. And I must ask you not to go looking for it again. It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.

- - - -

HERMIONE

I had you looking in the wrong section! How could I be so stupid? I checked this out weeks ago for a bit of light reading! RON WEASLEY

This is light?

HERMIONE

Of course! Here it is! "Nicholas Flamel is the only known maker of the Sorcerer's Stone H&RON WEASLEY

The what?

HERMIONE

Honestly don't you two read? "The Sorcerer's Stone is a legendary substance with astonishing powers. It will transform any metal into pure gold and produce the Elixir of Life which will make the drinker immortal." RON WEASLEY

Immortal!

HERMIONE

It means you'll never die.

RON WEASLEY

I know what it means!

HERMIONE

The only stone currently in existence belongs to Mr. Nicholas Flamel, the noted alchemist who last year celebrated his 665th birthday." That's what Fluffy's guarding on the third floor. That's what's under the trap door. The Sorcerer's Stone. HARRY

Hagrid!

HAGRID

Oh, hello. I don't wish to be rude, but I'm in no fit state to entertain today. H&R&HERMIONE

We know about the Sorcerer's Stone!

g; Oh.

HARRY

We think Snape's trying to steal it. HAGRID

Snape? Blimey, you're still on about him, are you? HARRY

Hagrid! We know he's after the Stone we just don't know why! HAGRID

Snape is one of the teachers protecting the Stone! He's not about to steal it. HARRY

What?

HAGRID

You heard. Right, now, come on, I'm a bit preoccupied today. HARRY

Wait a minute! "One of the teachers"? HERMIONE

Of course! There are other things defending the Stone, aren't there? Spells, enchantments? HAGRID

Right. Waste of bloody time if you ask me. Ain't no one gonna get past Fluffy. Ain't a soul knows how, except me and Dumbledore. I shouldn't have told you that. I should not have told you that. HARRY

Hagrid, what exactly is that?

HAGRID

Oh, That? It's a...it's um...

RON WEASLEY

I know what that is! But Hagrid how did you get one? HAGRID

I won it! Off a stranger I met at the pub. Seemed quite glad to be rid of it, as a matter of fact. HERMIONE

Is that...a dragon?

RON WEASLEY

That's not just a dragon! That's a Norwegian Ridgeback! My brother Charlie works with these in Romania. HAGRID

Isn't he beautiful? Oh bless him look, he knows his mummy! Hello Norbert! HARRY

Norbert?

HAGRID

Well he's gotta have a name don't he? Don't you Norbert? Te de de de de! Oh! Woah! He'll have to be trained up a bit of course. Who's that? HARRY

Malfoy.

HAGRID

Oh, dear.

HARRY

Hagrid always wanted a dragon. He told me so the first time I ever met him. RON WEASLEY

It's crazy! And worse Malfoy knows. HERMIONE

I don't understand. Is that bad?

RON WEASLEY

It's bad.

MCGONAGALL

Good evening. Nothing I repeat nothing gives a student the right to walk about the school at night. Therefore as punishment for your actions, 50 points will be taken. HARRY

50!

MCGONAGALL

Each. And to ensure that it doesn't happen again all four of you will receive detention. DRACO MALFOY

Excuse me professor. Perhaps I heard you wrong. I thought you said the four of us. MCGONAGALL

No you heard me correctly Mr. Malfoy. You see, honorable as your intentions were you too were out of bed after hours. You will join you classmates in detention.

FILCH

A pity they let the old punishments die. Was a time detention found you hanging by your thumbs in the dungeons. God, I'll miss the screaming. You'll be serving detention with Hagrid tonight. He's got a little job to do inside the Dark Forest. A sorry lot, this, Hagrid. Oh good God you're not still on about that bloody dragon now are you? HAGRID

Norbert's gone. Dumbledore sent him off to Romania to live in a colony. HERMIONE

Well, that's good isn't it? He'll be with his own kind. HAGRID

Yeah, but what if he don't like Romania? What if the other dragons are mean to him? He's only a baby after all. FILCH

Oh, for God's sake pull yourself together man. You're going into the Forest after all. Got to have your wits about you. DRACO MALFOY

The Forest? I thought that was a joke. We can't go in there. Students aren't allowed. And there are... werewolves! FILCH

Ah, there's more that werewolves in those trees, lad. You can be sure of that. Nighty- night. HAGRID

Right, let's go.

HARRY

Hagrid, what is that?

HAGRID

What we're here for. See that? That's unicorn blood, that is. I found one dead a few weeks ago. Now, this one's been hurt bad by something. So, it's our job to go and find the poor beast. Ron, Hermione, you'll come with me. RON WEASLEY

Okay...

HAGRID

And Harry, you'll go with Malfoy.

DRACO MALFOY

Okay, then I get Fang!

HAGRID

Fine. Just so you know he's bloody coward. DRACO MALFOY

Wait till my father hears about this! This is servant stuff. HARRY

If I didn't know better Draco, I'd say you were scared. DRACO MALFOY

Scared Potter. Did you hear that?

HARRY

Come on Fang!

DRACO MALFOY

Scared!

HARRY

What is it Fang?

DRACO MALFOY

AH!

FIRENZE

Harry Potter, you must leave. You are known to many creatures here. The Forest is not safe at this time. Especially for you. HARRY

But what was that thing you saved me from? FIRENZE

A monstrous creature. It is a terrible crime to slay a unicorn. Drinking the blood of a unicorn will keep you alive even if you are an inch from death. But at a terrible price. For you have slain something so pure that the moment the blood touches your lips you have a half-life, a cursed life. HARRY

But who would choose such a life?

FIRENZE

Can you think of no one?

HARRY

You mean to say that thing that killed the unicorn, that was drinking its blood, that was Voldemort? FIRENZE

Do you know what is hidden in the school at this very moment, Mr. Potter? HARRY

The Sorcerer's Stone!

HERMIONE

Harry!

HAGRID

Hello there Firenze. See you've met our young Mr. Potter. All right there Harry? FIRENZE

Harry Potter, this is where I leave you. You are safe now. Good luck.

HERMIONE

You mean, that You- Know- Who is out there right now in the Forest? HARRY

But he's weak. He's living off of unicorns. Don't you see? We had it wrong! Snape doesn't want the Stone for himself. He wants the Stone for Voldemort. With the Elixir of Life, Voldemort will become strong again. He, he'll come back. RON WEASLEY

But if he comes back, you don't think he'll try to kill you, do you? HARRY

I think if he had his chance he would have tried to kill me tonight. RON WEASLEY

And to think, I've been worrying about my Potions final. HERMIONE

Hang on a minute. We're forgetting one thing. Who's the one wizard Voldemort is always feared? Dumbledore. As long as Dumbledore's around, Harry, you're safe. As long as Dumbledore's around you can't be touched.

- - - -

HERMIONE

I'd heard Hogwarts' final exams were frightful, but I found they're rather enjoyable RON WEASLEY

Speak for yourself. All right there Harry? HARRY

My scar. It keeps burning.

HERMIONE

It's happened before.

HARRY

Not like this.

RON WEASLEY

Perhaps you should see the nurse.

HARRY

I think it's a warning. It means danger's coming. Ah. Oh, Of Course. HERMIONE

What is it?

HARRY

Don't you think it's a bit odd that what Hagrid want more than anything is a dragon and a stranger turns up and just happens to have one? I mean, how many people wander around with dragon eggs in their pockets? Why didn't I see it before? Hagrid, who gave you that dragon egg? What did he look like? HAGRID

I dunno. I never saw his face. He kept his hood up. HARRY

This stranger though, you and he must have talked. HAGRID

Well, he wanted to know what sort of creatures I looked after. And I told him, after Fluffy a dragon's gonna be no problem. HARRY

Did he seem interested in Fluffy?

HAGRID

Well of course he was interested in Fluffy! How often do you come across three headed dogs do you come across even if you're in the trade? But I told him, I said, I said, "The trick with any beast is to know how to calm him." Take Fluffy for example, just play him a bit of music and he falls straight asleep. I shouldn't have told you that. Where are you going? Where are you---?

HARRY

We have to see professor Dumbledore immediately! HARRY

We have to see Professor Dumbledore immediately! MCGONAGALL

I'm afraid Professor Dumbledore's not here. He received an urgent owl from the Ministry of Magic and left immediately for London. HARRY

He's gone! But this is important! This is about the Sorcerer's Stone! MCGONAGALL

How did you know ---?

HARRY

Someone's going to try to steal it! MCGONAGALL

I don't know how you three found out about the Stone but I assure you it is perfectly well protected. Now would you go back to your dormitories quietly. HARRY

That was no stranger Hagrid met. It was Snape. Which means that he knows how to get past Fluffy. HERMIONE

And with Dumbledore gone---

SEVERUS SNAPE

Good afternoon. Now, what would three young Gryffindors, such as yourselves be doing inside on a day like this? HERMIONE

We were... we were just---

SEVERUS SNAPE

You'd ought to be careful. People willht think you're up to something. HERMIONE

Now what are we do?

HARRY

We go down the trap door, tonight.

HARRY

Trevor.

RON WEASLEY

Trevor, sh, go you shouldn't be here! NEVILLE

Neither should you. You're sneaking out again aren't you? HARRY

Now Neville listen. We were... we were--- NEVILLE

No I won't let you! You'll get Gryffindor into trouble again! I'll, I'll fight you! HERMIONE

Neville, I'm really really sorry about this. Petrificus totalus! RON WEASLEY

You're a little scary sometimes, you know that. Brilliant, but scary. HARRY

Let's go.

HARRY

Sorry.

HERMIONE

Sorry.

RON WEASLEY

It's for your own good you know.

HERMIONE

Ow! You stood on my foot!

Sorry.

HERMIONE

Alohomora.

HARRY

Wait a minute. He's snoring. Snape's already been here. He's put a spell on the harp. RON WEASLEY

Ugh! It's got horrible breath.

HARRY

We have to move its paw.

RON WEASLEY

What?

HARRY

Come on! Okay, push! I'll go first. Don't follow me until I give you a sign. If something bad happens get yourselves out! Does it seem a bit quiet to you? HERMIONE

The harp, it stopped playing.

RON WEASLEY

Ugh! Yuck! Ugh!

HARRY

Jump!

RON WEASLEY

Woah! Lucky this plant thing's here really! Woah! HERMIONE

Stop moving, both of you! This is Devil's Snare. You have to relax! If you don't it'll only kill you faster! RON WEASLEY

Kill us faster? Oh now I can relax! R&HARRY

Hermione!

RON WEASLEY

Oh now what are we going to do?

HERMIONE

Just relax!

HARRY

Hermione where are you?

HERMIONE

Do what I say! Trust me!

RON WEASLEY

Ah! Harry! Harry!

HERMIONE

Are you okay?

HARRY

Yeah, yeah I'm fine. (Ron Weasley: Help!) HERMIONE

He's not relaxing is he? (Ron Weasley: Help!) HARRY

Apparently not. (Ron Weasley: Help me!) HERMIONE

We've got to do something! (Ron Weasley: Help!) HARRY

What? (Ron Weasley: Help!)

HERMIONE

I remember reading something in Herbology. (Ron Weasley: Help!) Devil's Snare Devil's Snare it's deadly fun; but will sulk in the sun. That's it! Devil's Snare hates sunlight! Lumus Solem! HARRY

Ron, are you okay?

RON WEASLEY

Yeah. Lucky we didn't panic!

Lucky Hermione pays attention in Herbology. HERMIONE

What is that?

HARRY

I don't know Sounds like wings.

HERMIONE

Curious, I've never seen birds like these. HARRY

They're not birds they're keys. And I'll bet one of then fits that door. HERMIONE

What's this all about?

HARRY

I don't know. Strange.

RON WEASLEY

Alohomora! Well, it was worth a try. HERMIONE

What are we going to do? There must be a thousand keys up there! RON WEASLEY

We're looking for a big old fashioned one. Probably rusty like the handle. HARRY

There! I see it! The one with the broken wing! HERMIONE

What's wrong Harry?

HARRY

It is too simple.

RON WEASLEY

Oh, go on Harry! If Snape can catch it on that old broomstick, you can! You're the youngest Seeker in a century! This complicates things a bit! HARRY

Catch the key!

RON WEASLEY

Hurry up!

HERMIONE

I don't like this. I don't like this at all. HARRY

Where are we? A graveyard?

RON WEASLEY

This is no graveyard, it's a chessboard. HARRY

There's the door!

HERMIONE

Now what do we do?

RON WEASLEY

Its obvious isn't it? We've got to play our way across the room. All right, Harry, you take the empty bishop's square. Hermione you'll be the queen-side castle. As for me, I'll be a knight. HERMIONE

What happens now?

RON WEASLEY

Well, white moves first, and then we play. HERMIONE

Ron you don't suppose this'll be like real wizard's chess do you? RON WEASLEY

You there D-5. Yes Hermione I think this is gonna be exactly like wizard's chess. Castle to E-4! Pawn to C-3! HARRY

Wait a minute.

RON WEASLEY

You understand right Harry. Once I make my move the queen will take me. Then you're free to check the king. HARRY

No. Ron no!

HERMIONE

What is it?

HARRY

He is going to sacrifice himself!

HERMIONE

No you can't! There must be another way! RON WEASLEY

Do you wanna stop Snape from getting that Stone or not? Harry, it's you that has to go on. I know it! Not me! Not Hermione! You! Knight to H-3. Check. Ah! HARRY

Ron! No don't move! Don't forget we're still playing! Checkmate! Take care of Ron then go to the owlery. Send a message to Dumbledore. Ron's right. I have to go on. HERMIONE

You'll be okay Harry. You're a great wizard. You really are. HARRY

Not as good as you.

HERMIONE

Me? Books, cleverness. There are more important things. Friendship and bravery. And Harry, just be careful.

HARRY

You? No it can't be; Snape he was he was the one--- QUIRRELL

Yes he does seem the type doesn't he? Next to him who would suspect p-p-poor st-st-stuttering Professor Quirrell? HARRY

But that day, during the Quidditch match, Snape tried to kill me. QUIRRELL

Oh no dear boy, I tried to kill you! And trust me if Snape's cloak hadn't caught on fire and broken my eye contact I would have succeeded. Even with Snape muttering his little counter-curse. HARRY

Snape was trying to save me?

QUIRRELL

I knew you were a danger to me right from the off. Especially after Halloween. HARRY

Then then you let the troll in!

QUIRRELL

Very good Potter yes. Snape unfortunately wasn't fooled, when every one else was running about the dungeon Snape went to the third floor to head me of. He of course never trusted me again. He rarely left me alone. But he doesn't understand, I'm never alone. Never. Now does this mirror do? I see what I desire. I see myself holding the Stone. But how do I get it? VOLDEMORT

Use the boy.

QUIRRELL

Come here Potter! Now! Tell me what do you see? What is it what do you see? HARRY

I'm shaking hands with Dumbledore. I've won the House Cup. VOLDEMORT

He lies.

QUIRRELL

Tell the truth! What do you see?

VOLDEMORT

Let me speak to him.

QUIRRELL

Master you are not strong enough.

VOLDEMORT

have strength enough for this. Harry Potter, we meet again. HARRY

Voldemort?

VOLDEMORT

Yes, you see what I have become? See what I must do to survive? Live off another. A mere parasite. Unicorn blood can sustain me but it cannot give me a body of my own. But there is something that can. Something that conveniently enough lies in your pocket. Stop him! Don't be a fool! Why suffer a horrific death when you can join with me and live? HARRY

Never!

VOLDEMORT

Bravery, your parents had it too. Tell me Harry would you like to see your mother and father again? Together we can bring them back. All I ask is for something in return. That's it Harry. There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it. Together we'll do extraordinary things. Just give me the Stone! HARRY

You liar!

VOLDEMORT

Kill him!

QUIRRELL

What is this magic?

VOLDEMORT

Fool get the Stone!

DUMBLEDORE

Good afternoon Harry. Tokens from your admirers. HARRY

Admirers?

DUMBLEDORE

What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret. So naturally the whole school knows. Ah, I see that your friend Ronald has saved you the trouble of opening your Chocolate Frogs. HARRY

Ron was here? Is he alright? What about Hermione? DUMBLEDORE

Fine. They're both just fine.

HARRY

Bu, what happened to the Stone?

DUMBLEDORE

Relax dear boy. The Stone has been destroyed. My friend Nicholas and I have had a little chat and agreed it was best all around. HARRY

But then Flamel, he'll die won't he? DUMBLEDORE

He has enough Elixir of Life to set his affairs in order. But yes, he will die. HARRY

How is it I got the Stone sir? One minute I was there staring in the mirror and then the next--- DUMBLEDORE

Ah, you see only a person who wanted to find the Stone, find it, but not use it would be able to get it. That is one of my more brilliant ideas. And between you and me that is saying something. HARRY

Does that mean with the Stone gone that is, that Voldemort can never come back? DUMBLEDORE

Ah, I'm afraid there are ways in which he can return. Harry do you know why Professor Quirrell couldn't bear to have you touch him? It was because of your mother. She sacrificed herself for you. And that kind of act leaves a mark. No, no this kind of mark cannot be seen. It lives in your very skin. HARRY

What is it?

DUMBLEDORE

Love Harry. Love. Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. I was most unfortunate in my youth to come across a vomit flavor one. Since then I'm afraid I've lost my liking for them. But I think I could be safe with a nice toffee. Alas! Earwax! HARRY

Alright there Ron?

RON WEASLEY

Alright. You?

HARRY

Alright. Hermione?

HERMIONE

Never better.

DUMBLEDORE

Another year gone. And now as I understand it, the House Cup needs awarding. And the points stand as thus: In fourth place, Gryffindor with 312 points. Third place, Hufflepuff with 352 points. In second place Ravenclaw with 426 points. And in first place, with 472 points, Slytherin House. DRACO MALFOY

Nice one mate.

DUMBLEDORE

Yes, yes. Well-done Slytherin. Well-done Slytherin. However recent events must be taken into account. And I have a few last-minute points to award. To Miss. Hermione Granger, for the cool use of intellect when others were in grave peril. 50 points. Second, to Mr. Ronald Weasley, for the best-played game of chess Hogwarts has seen these many years. 50 points. And third, to Mr. Harry Potter, for pure nerve and outstanding courage. I award Gryffindor House 60 points. HERMIONE

We're tied with Slytherin!

DUMBLEDORE

And finally, it takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies. But a great deal more to stand up to your friends. I award 10 points to Neville Longbottom. Assuming my calculations are correct I believe that a change of decoration is in order. Gryffindor wins the House Cup! HAGRID

Yes!

- - - -

HAGRID

Come on now. Hurry up, you'll be late! Train's leaving. Go on. Come on, hurry up. HERMIONE

Come on Harry.

HARRY

One minute.

HAGRID

Thought you were leaving without saying good-bye did you? This is for you. HARRY

Thanks Hagrid.

HAGRID

Oh. Go on. On with you. On with you now. On with you. Oh, listen, Harry. If that dolt of a cousin of yours Dudley gives you any grief you can always um... threaten him, with a nice pair of ears to go with that tail of his. HARRY

But Hagrid, we're not allowed to do magic away from Hogwarts. You know that. HAGRID

I know that. But your cousin don't do he? HERMIONE

Feels strange to be going home doesn't it? HARRY

I'm not going home. Not really.

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