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Chapter 12: Silver and opals
And without warning, he burst into tears.
"She rose up in the air," said Harry, before either Ron or Hermi-one could speak, "and then began to scream, and collapsed. Profes-sor, can I see Professor Dumbledore, please?"
"Malfoy took something to Borgin and Burkes for repair?"
"Your mother had a choice too," said Dumbledore gently. "Yes, Merope Riddle chose death in spite of a son who needed her, but do not judge her too harshly, Harry. She was greatly weakened by long suffering and she never had your mother's courage. And now, if you will stand ..."
Mrs. Cole helped herself, almost absentmindedly, to another healthy measure of gin. Two pink spots had appeared high on her cheekbones. Then she said, "He's a funny boy."
"Did she say anything before she died?" asked Dumbledore. "Anything about the boy's father, for instance?"
"Oh, and Malfoy knows, of course," said Harry to Ron and Hermione, who continued their new policy of feigning deafness whenever Harry mentioned his Malfoy-Is-a-Death-Eater theory.
"Dunno," said Harry, inserting a gum shield. "But he says its all important and it'll help me survive."
"'Slug Club,'"repeated Ron with a sneer worthy of Malfoy. "It's pathetic. Well, I hope you enjoy your party. Why don't you try hooking up with McLaggen, then Slughorn can make you King and Queen Slug —"
He stomped off toward the door to the boys' dormitories, leav-ing Harry and Hermione staring after him.
"Sir, I think you knew my grandfather, Abraxas Malfoy?" Harry looked up; Slughorn was just passing the Slytherin table.
"You did brilliantly, Ron!"
"But you're doing what it says?"
She gave the other two an apprehensive look; they all took deep breaths and then dived at the gnarled stump between them.