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Harry winked at them, turned to Uncle Vernon, and followed him silently from the station.
"Oh not electronic bugs," said Hermione. "No, you see ... Rita Skeeter" - Hermiones voice trembled with quiet triumph - "is an unregistered Animagus. She can turn -"
"Very clever. Granger," said Draco Malfoy.
"I'm sorry... You think that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is still alive, then?"
"Yes," said Dumbledore simply, "I shall."
Harry stared at Dumbledore. He knew that Kreacher could not be permitted to go and live with Bellatrix Lestrange, but the idea of owning him, of having responsibility for the creature that had betrayed Sirius, was repugnant.
A panicked whisper swept the Great Hall. People were staring at Dumbledore in disbelief, in horror. He looked perfectly calm as he watched them mutter themselves into silence.
The second figure turned over the animal with its toe.
"But what use have you been?" sneered Bellatrix. "What useful information have we had from you?"
Harry caught a glimpse of Cho through the crowd. There were tears pouring silently down her face. He looked down at the table as they all sat down again.
"You know about the plan?" said Bellatrix, her fleeting expression of satisfaction replaced by a look of outrage. "You know?"
"Bin havin' a cuppa with Olympe," Hagrid said. "She's jus' left."
"Back? When you say 'back'... he's alive? I mean--"
"Right in one," said Fred.
"That's why he's chosen Draco, isn't it?" she persisted. "To punish Lucius?"
"You ask why I did not attempt to find him when he vanished. For the same reason that Avery, Yaxley, the Carrows, Greyback, Lucius" — he inclined his head slightly to Narcissa — "and many others did not attempt to find him. I believed him finished. I am not proud of it, I was wrong, but there it is. ... If he had not forgiven we who lost faith at that time, he would have very few followers left."。