All they could see now was one of Ron's legs, which he had hooked around a root in an effort to stop the dog from pulling him farther underground ¡ª but a horrible crack cut the air like a gunshot; Ron's leg had broken, and a moment later, his foot vanished from sight.
¡°Hagrid!¡± called Harry, thumping the door. ¡°Hagrid, are you in there?¡±
¡°I would like to speak to Harry and Hermione alone,¡± said Dumbledore abruptly. ¡°Cornelius, Severus, Poppy ¡ª please leave us.¡±