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Meanwhile, in the rest of the castle, the usual magnificent Christmas decorations had been put up, despite the fact that hardly any of the students remained to enjoy them. Thick streamers of holly and mistletoe were strung along the corridors, mysterious lights shone from inside every suit of armor, and the Great Hall was filled with its usual twelve Christmas trees, glittering with golden stars. A powerful and delicious smell of cooking pervaded the corridors, and by Christmas Eve, it had grown so strong that even Scabbers poked his nose out of the shelter of Ron's pocket to sniff hopefully at the air.
"Hear, hear!" squeaked tiny Professor Flitwick, whose feet were dangling a foot from the ground.
"What's that?" said Ron, looking over, a freshly unwrapped pair of maroon socks in his hand.
"How did you know about that?" Harry asked.
"But if the dementors come to another Quidditch match, I need to be able to fight them --"
Customers are reminded that until further notice, dementors will be patrolling the streets of Hogsmeade every night after sundown. This measure has been put in place for the safety of Hogsmeade residents and will be lifted upon the recapture of Sirius Black. It is therefore advisable that you complete your shopping well before nightfall.
"Professor Flitwick brought it back just before you came around, said Hermione in a very small voice.
"There you go," said Ron. "We got as much as we could carry."
He racked his brains. A really, really happy memory... one that he could turn into a good, strong Patronus...
"Stand aside, you silly girl... stand aside, now...."
Harry stared at him.
"'Course I haven't," said Harry. He dropped his voice so that none of the sixth years could hear him and told them all about the Marauder's Map.
Hagrid's sobs redoubled, but he shoved the letter toward Harry, who Picked it up and read aloud:
But the dementors don't affect him, Harry thought, staring into the handsome, laughing face. He doesn't have to hear my Min screaming if they get too close -
"Probably cost more than all the Slytherins' brooms put together," said Ron happily.