¡°Inside, please,¡± said Professor Lupin, opening it and standing back.
¡°I'll understand, of course, if you want to stay with your aunt and uncle,¡± said Black. ¡°But¡ well¡ think about it. Once my name's cleared¡ if you wanted a¡ a different home¡¡±
He thought for a moment of telling Lupin about the dog he'd seen in Magnolia Crescent but decided not to. He didn't want Lupin to think he was a coward, especially since Lupin already seemed to think he couldn't cope with a Boggart.