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"An interesting question," said Dumbledore. "He is able, certainly. A more decisive and forceful personality than Cornelius."
Chapter 2: Spinner's End
"Cedric was a person who exemplified many of the qualities that distinguish Hufflepuff house," Dumbledore continued. "He was a good and loyal friend, a hard worker, he valued fair play. His death has affected you all, whether you knew him well or not. I think that you have the right, therefore, to know exactly how it came about."
"Ah," said Dumbledore pleasantly, "but in the Wizarding world, we come of age at seventeen."
"What about him?" asked the Prime Minister.
Dumbledore went on. "I am talking, of course, about Harry Potter."
She sat up, her face paper-white, her eyes huge.
With a second and louder pop, another hooded figure materialized.
"It so happens that I know of the plan," he said in a low voice. "I am one of the few the Dark Lord has told. Nevertheless, had I not been in on the secret, Narcissa, you would have been guilty of great treachery to the Dark Lord."
"No, I was merely reading the Muggle magazines," said Dumbledore. "I do love knitting patterns. Well, Harry, we have trespassed upon Horace's hospitality quite long enough; I think it is time for us to leave."
"Please," said the other.
"No," said Harry.
"Ingenious," said Dumbledore. "But it sounds a rather tiring existence for a broken-down old buffer in search of a quiet life. Now, if you were to return to Hogwarts —"
"You claim you foresaw his use of the boy!" she jeered.
"I tell you all this," Dumbledore continued, "not to turn you against Horace — or, as we must now call him, Professor Slughorn — but to put you on your guard. He will undoubtedly try to collect you, Harry. You would be the jewel of his collection; 'the Boy Who Lived' ... or, as they call you these days, 'the Chosen One.'"