Chapter: Twenty-One - The Eye Of The Snake
Brief summary of scene : Hermione writes to Viktor.
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'Who're you writing the novel to, anyway?' Ron asked Hermione, trying to read the bit of parchment now trailing on the floor. Hermione hitched it up out of sight.
'How many other Viktors do we know?'
Ron said nothing, but looked disgruntled. They sat in silence for another twenty minutes, Ron finishing his Transfiguration essay with many snorts of impatience and crossings-out, Hermione writing steadily to the very end of the parchment, rolling it up carefully and sealing it, and Harry staring into the fire, wishing more than anything that Sirius's head would appear there and give him some advice about girls. But the fire merely crackled lower and lower, until the red-hot embers crumbled into ash and, looking around, Harry saw that they were, yet again, the last ones in the common room.
'Well, night,' said Hermione, yawning widely as she set olf up the girls' staircase.
'What does she see in Krum?' Ron demanded, as he and Harry climbed the boys' stairs.
'Well,' said Harry, considering the matter, 'I s'pose he's older, isn't he… and he's an international Quidditch player…'
'Yeah, but apart from that,' said Ron, sounding aggravated. 'I mean, he's a grouchy git, isn't he?'
Oh, he is so jealous, bless him.
And Krum; how is he ever going to feel confident against Krum.
He's more than an athlete, you know, he's an artist.