The dormitory door opened.
¡°I'm telling you ¡ª¡±
¡°Yep,¡± said Stan, ¡°in front of witnesses an¡¯ all. Broad daylight. Big trouble it caused, dinnit, Ern?¡±
¡°But ¡ª¡± Harry looked at him, aghast. How could Dumbledore take this so calmly?
Fudge smiled at Harry over the rim of his teacup, rather like an uncle surveying a favorite nephew. Harry, who couldn't believe his ears, opened his mouth to speak, couldn't think of anything to say, and closed it again.