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The Hogwarts house-elves had now started edging away from Dobby, as though he were carrying something contagious. Winky, however, remained where she was, though there was a definite increase in the volume other crying.
"Oh well spotted," she said acidly.
"I was supposed to work out how to get past the dragon on my own too," Harry muttered, so only Hermione could hear him, and she grinned rather guiltily.
"Oh yes, you do," said Professor McGonagall irritably. "That's what I'm telling you.
"D'you - d'you want to go to the ball with me?" said Harry. Why did he have to go red now? Why?
"Come on, Hermione, I've got till February the twenty-fourth," Harry said.
His insides had come back again. It felt as though they had been filled with lead in their absence.
"Thanks a bunch, Ginny," said Ron sourly.
Dobby gave a frightened sort of giggle.
Hermione's words about Krum kept coming back to him. "They only like him because he's famous!" Harry doubted very much if any of the girls who had asked to be his partner so far would have wanted to go to the ball with him if he hadn't been a school champion.
"What are these fascinating creatures called?" she asked, beaming still more widely.
And I have to tell you something else too.. . ah, yes... your task is to collect the golden egg!"
On his desk stood what looked hike a large, cracked, glass spinning top; Harry recognized
"Are you sure?" Cedric said in a hushed voice.
"The Yule Ball is of course a chance for us all to - er - let our hair down," she said, in a disapproving voice.
"Oh no, sir, no," said Dobby, looking suddenly serious. "'Tis part of the house-elf's enslavement, sir. We keeps their secrets and our silence, sir. We upholds the family's honor, and we never speaks ill of them - though Professor Dumbledore told Dobby he does not insist upon this. Professor Dumbledore said we is free to - to-"