Why am I here?
He walked through numerous rows of shelves filled with the oddest commodities.
Skiving Snackboxes, Vanishing Hats, a Blow-Up-In-Your-Face Camera, Vomiting Tablets…whoa! They’ve got one hell of a shop here.
‘Look who’s come wandering, George. To cap everything, he seems to have lost his sense of direction too.’
‘Well, well, if it isn’t the blonde ferret.’
‘The one with brains the size of a pea?’
‘And courage as that of a bee?’
did not make sense
‘But it rhymed
!’ George pretended to look aghast.
Draco rolled his eyes. They don’t know who they’re dealing with. If it wasn’t for…
‘What do you want, Malfoy? You’re wasting your precious time if you think you can get anything for yourself. Give us the agony
of making you leave this shop in one piece.’
Fools. As if I can be easily sidetracked by such words. Empty threats do not scare me.
‘I was on a hunt
for a few of your wonderful articles,’ Draco replied with a slight bow. Courtesy helps. At times.
‘Did you hear something Fred? I think I heard a ferret whine.’
, you nutcase.’
‘Oh! I’m so
sorry! Wonder what
is making me so forgetful.’
Fred put on a confused expression. ‘Yeah, I wonder
This is getting on my nerves. I will not tolerate such rubbish.
‘So, are you going to allow me to buy what I want or not?’
‘Look here, Malfoy. We value customers. But when animals
come looking for…’
‘George! Be serious! C’mon, don’t pull the poor bloke’s legs.’
‘Damn! I didn’t see what I was doing. Has he fallen?’ George pretended to look around on the ground.
‘Don’t get your hopes too high, brother. He’s still in front of you. And in one piece
‘Pity. So, Malfoy. I think we were discussing our transaction before my dear twin interrupted.’
‘Were we? I’m intrigued.’
‘Smart-talk, eh? This won’t do. You need to sharpen
your pea-brain a little. Maybe we’ve got a remedy for it somewhere. Let me calculate
and see how much you’ll require …'
Fred cut him short. ‘Get out of here, ferret. We’ve got nothing to offer you. You may be charming
, but next time, don’t dare sneak in without your precious cronies.’
Draco turned to walk away without another word. He could hear the twins laughing behind him.
They think they're smart. But I’m smarter. It’s time to go to the second stage of my plan.
The Polyjuice Potion.