Chapter 35 Summary
Harry is alone when he awakens in a strange, misty place. Soon it opens up to a “wide-open space, bright and clean, a large hall larger by far than the Great Hall, with that clear, domed glass ceiling.”
Near him, something is making a pitiful, struggling noise: “It had the form of a small, naked child, curled on the ground, its skin raw and rough, flayed-looking, and it lay shuddering under a seat where it had been left, unwanted, stuffed out of sight, struggling for breath.” Harry fears the creature and doesn’t want to go near it.
Dumbledore appears suddenly, looking very much alive, and pays Harry the ultimate compliment: “You wonderful boy. You...
(The entire section is 560 words.)