But no one came. Harry raised his head to look at the circle of Dementors across the lake. One of them was lowering its hood. It was time for the rescuer to appear ¡ª but no one was coming to help this time ¡ª
Ron and Hermione looked quickly at Harry, as though expecting him to start berating Hagrid for not telling him the truth about Black. But Harry couldn't bring himself to do it, not now that he saw Hagrid so miserable and scared.
¡°Dumbledore just said ¡ª just said we could save more than one innocent life¡¡± And then it hit him. ¡°Hermione, we're going to save Buckbeak!¡±