Chapter 5-3 The Advance Guard
- Harry sends owls to Sirius, Ron and Hermione with Hedwig, demanding to know what's going on. He
waits for days. Four days later, Uncle Vernon tells Harry they're going
out. Harry hears sounds coming from below. The lock on his bedroom door
clicks and swings open. He goes out and downstairs he hears the voice
of Moody and Lupin. Someone uses a ¤ Lumos to make some light. Harry meets
everybody and is told they're taking him to Headquarters. Besides Moody and Lupin,
there are Nymphadora Tonks, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Elphias Doge, Dedalus Diggle, Emmeline Vance, Sturgis Podmore and Hestia Jones.
- Tonks goes upstairs with Harry to get his stuff. Looking in a mirror
she changes her hair colour while Harry looks at her over the top of
of Britain and Ireland". She explains she's a Metamorphmagus; she can change her appearance
at will. She was born one. She got top marks in Concealment and Disguise during
Auror training. Kingsley is also an auror. She
only qualified a year ago and had nearly failed in Stealth and Tracking. Tonks uses
a ¤ pack spell to pack Harry's trunk and a ¤ Scourgify to clean Hedwig's cage. She's
impressed with Harry's Firebolt, as she only has a Comet Two Sixty. Next she uses a ¤ Locomotor trunk spell to take his trunk
- Moody has to Disillusion Harry before they leave.
He seems to have become like a human chameleon, resembling invisibility.
They mount their brooms when they see the first signal, a shower of
bright red sparks among the stars, and fly off when they see the green
- After a while they descent into a street. Moody uses a Put-Outer to make the street dark. They head
down the streets. Moody shows Harry a piece of parchment stating the
location where they arrived. It's the Headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix, found at
number twelve Grimmauld Place, London.