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"Professor," he started again after a moment. "The Sorting Hat told me Id -- Id have done well in Slytherin. Everyone thought I was Slytherin's heir for a while ... because I can speak Parseltongue ....
"Very fortunate," he said stiffly.
"I - well, I -"sputtered Lockhart.
Something wet touched Harry's hand and he jumped backward, crushing Rods foot, but it was only Fang's nose.
"How come you've got a sword?" said Ron, gaping at the glittering weapon in Harry's hand.
Dumbledore nodded glumly.
"She's still alive," said Riddle. "But only just."
"Fancy seeing you here, Professor McGonagall."
"If I say it myself, Harry, I've always been able to charm the people I needed. So Ginny poured out her soul to me, and her soul happened to be exactly what I wanted .... I grew stronger and stronger on a diet of her deepest fears, her darkest secrets. I grew powerful, far more powerful than little Miss Weasley. Powerful enough to start feeding Miss Weasley a few of my secrets, to start pouring a little of my soul back into her. . ."
Lockhart ambled out. Ron cast a curious look back at Dumbledore and Harry as he closed the door.
Harry looked up at the beds around him.
The basilisk had swept the Sorting Hat into Harry's arms. Harry seized it. It was all he had left, his only chance - he rammed it onto his head and threw himself flat onto the floor as the basilisk's tail swung over him again.
"tinny!" Harry muttered, sprinting to her and dropping to his knees. "tinny - don't be dead - please don't be dead -" He flung his wand aside, grabbed Ginny's shoulders, and turned her over. Her face was white as marble, and as cold, yet her eyes were closed, so she wasn't Petrified. But then she must be
"That's Dad's boss!" Ron breathed. "Cornelius Fudge, the Minister of Magic!"
And Harry suddenly understood. He nodded at Dobby, and Dobby backed into a corner, now twisting his ears in punishment.
The creature that was lurking somewhere in the castle, he thought, sounded like a sort of monster Voldemort - even other monsters didn't want to name it. But he and Ron were no closer to finding out what it was, or how it Petrified its victims. Even Hagrid had never known what was in the Chamber of Secrets.。