Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Chapter 31 Summary

J. K. Rowling

Chapter 31 Summary

The Battle of Hogwarts

Professor McGonagall prepares the students still attending Hogwarts for the great battle before them. She says that those who are seventeen years old may stay and fight if they wish; the younger students must evacuate.

Suddenly everyone hears Voldemort’s voice demanding Harry in return for not harming anyone at Hogwarts. Even though a few Slytherin students agree to turn Harry over, Professor McGonagall and the rest of Hogwarts refuse.

In Harry’s search for the lost diadem, Nearly Headless Nick reminds Harry about the Grey Lady, the ghost of Ravenclaw. The Grey Lady avoids Harry purposefully until he desperately insists on talking with her. Although...

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