Harry ignored him and made his solitary way up the marble staircase, through the deserted corridors, and back to Gryffindor Tower.
¡°Didn't you ever hear, Ron?¡± said Lupin. ¡°The biggest bit of Peter they found was his finger.¡±
Crack! The eyeball became a severed hand, which flipped over and began to creep along the floor like a crab.
¡°Wonder why,¡± said Ron sarcastically as they set off toward the Leaky Cauldron.
Fudge marched Harry along the narrow passage after Tom's lantern, and then into a small parlor. Tom clicked his fingers, a fire burst into life in the grate, and he bowed himself out of the room.