They were a motley collection; a mixture of the weak seeking protection, the ambitious seeking some shared glory, and the thuggish gravitating toward a leader who could show them more refined forms of cruelty.
The thing about growing up with Fred and George is that you sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.
↳ Lee Jordan’s commentary
WHAM! A roar of rage echoed from the Gryffindors below — Marcus Flint had blocked Harry on purpose and Harry’s broom span off course, Harry holding on for dear life. […]
Lee Jordan was finding it difficult not to take sides.
"Granger, they’re after Muggles," said Malfoy. "D’ you want to be showing off your knickers in midair? Because if you do, hang around … they’re moving this way, and it would give us all a laugh."
'Keep that big bushy head down, Granger,’ sneered Malfoy.
Dramione Appreciation Week
Day 3: Favourite Scene
Believe me. I never betrayed James and Lily. I would have died before I betrayed them.
Harry looked around at the stacked shoes and umbrellas remembering how he used to wake every morning looking up at the underside of the staircase, which was more often than not adorned with a spider or two. Those had been the days before he had known anything about his true identity; before he had found out how his parents had died or why such strange things often happened around him. But Harry could still remember the dreams that had dogged him, even in those days: confused dreams involving flashes of green light.