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"Yes..." said Dumbledore dreamily. "Funny, the way people's minds work, isn't it? Professor Snape couldn't bear being in your father's debt.... I do believe he worked so hard to protect you this year because he felt that would make him and your father even. Then he could go back to hating your father's memory in peace...."
They were standing on the edge of a huge chessboard, behind the black chessmen, which were all taller than they were and carved from what looked like black stone. Facing them, way across the chamber, were the white pieces. Harry, Ron and Hermione shivered slightly -- the towering white chessmen had no faces.
"Oh, it's you, Ronan," said Hagrid in relief. "How are yeh?"
Harry saw that Hagrid looked very worried.
He ran back down to the common room.
"Me," he said calmly. "I wondered whether I'd be meeting you here, Potter."
Malfoy let out a terrible scream and bolted -- so did Fang. The hooded figure raised its head and looked right at Harry -- unicorn blood was dribbling down its front. It got to its feet and came swiftly toward Harry -- he couldn't move for fear.
"A bit," said Hermione timidly.
He blinked again. The smiling face of Albus Dumbledore swam into view above him.
Harry swallowed -- now what?
"No, we're in a hurry. Hagrid, I've got to ask you something. You know that night you won Norbert? What did the stranger you were playing cards with look like?"
"I'm not going in that forest, he said, and Harry was pleased to hear the note of panic in his voice.
There was already someone there -- but it wasn't Snape. It wasn't even Voldemort.
"HAVE YOU GONE MAD?" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT?"