Voldemort is back, more powerful than ever before, and Fudge refuses to believe it.
Umbridge is crushing any chance the students of Hogwarts may have had to get a decent Defense education.
Unknown to most, Trelawney had made another prophecy about the security of the wizarding world and like it or not, Hermione and Snape have significant roles to play. L'impact de la guerre des sorciers, plus de vingt ans après. Hermione attends the Potters' Hallowe'en party as a particular princess, her costume perfected and authentic down to the minutest detail.
Ron scowled, muttering something too quiet for Harry to hear. When I get my hands on Voldemort I'm going to kill him.' He didn't realize how prophetic his words were.
Hermione released Harry, still blushing, and took both boys by the hand. A few minutes later the trio was sat in a lonely compartment, idly chatting as the Express picked up speed towards the school. It'd be lovely to finally just enjoy school and learn.
As soon as she had passed all of the remaining children she bounded to Harry, flying the last few steps into Harry's surprised grasp."Hermione? Harry groaned and rolled his eyes, thinking, 'Can't we have a normal year for once?
You seem awfully excited." Harry whispered into her ear, sending the young witch into a deep blush. First the problem with our Voldemort-possessed teacher and then a problem with a Voldemort-possessed student and most recently a problem with a Voldemort-serving rat.