Chapter 35: Voldemort Makes his Move
Waiting is always hard. This was very true for Harry as he waited for Thursday to come and he could finally put an end to the roadblock holding him back from his plans to change the future of wizarding Britain.
Voldemort's extinction was the first of many steps in his grand plans but that was Thursday and this was Tuesday. With their plans already set, he needed to get his nose fully into his studies so the time would hurry by.
With the holidays behind them, it was hard for him and his classmates to focus on their work with the bitter cold and dullness of January weighing them down. No one felt like doing much listening but in the DADA class Harry noted the rising sense of anticipation from Professor Quirrell but it wasn't coming from the poor man's flagging soul but the malevolent spirit eating away at him.
Harry was surprised. He really shouldn't be feeling anything thanks to the castle spirit protecting him but this sick enthusiasm had managed to