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this miracle . . . how you managed to return to us. .. ."
The shiver ran once more around the circle of listening Death Eaters. Voldemort let the silence spiral horribly before continuing.
"No," said Moody slowly. "No, he didn't. It was I who did that."
Fudge's curious smile lingered. He too glanced at Harry, then looked back at Dumbledore, and said, "You are - er - prepared to take Harry's word on this, are you, Dumbledore?"
He was still hesitating when a scream shattered the silence.
"I've been trying!" said Hermione. "But I... but. . ."
Harry looked up at Dumbledore again, on whose face there was an arrested look.
"You admit that he has been having these pains, then?" said Fudge quickly. "Headaches?
He walked lazily over to stand next to Harry, so that the eyes of the whole circle were upon the two of them. The snake continued to circle.
"Your parents?" said Dumbledore quietly.
Harry approached it cautiously, pointing the wand's beam at it. This looked like some kind of enchantment. He wondered whether he might be able to blast it out of the way.
"I'll go to Dad," said Bill, standing up. "I'll go now."
"No, my Lord . . . never, my Lord . . ."
The face of Cornelius Fudge appeared upside down over Harry; it looked white, appalled.
"Now see the way that fate favors Lord Voldemort. This might have been the end of Wormtail, and of my last hope for regeneration. But Wormtail - displaying a presence of mind I would never have expected from him - convinced Bertha Jorkins to accompany him on a nighttime stroll. He overpowered her ... he brought her to me. And Bertha Jorkins, who might have ruined all, proved instead to be a gift beyond my wildest dreams ... for -with a little persuasion - she became a veritable mine of information.
Harry, Bill, and Mrs. Weasley whiled away the afternoon with a long walk around the castle, and then returned to the Great Hall for the evening feast. Ludo Bagman and Cornelius Fudge had joined the staff table now. Bagman looked quite cheerful, but Cornelius Fudge, who was sitting next to Madame Maxime, looked stern and was not talking.。