A Letter From Sirius is the second moment in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 14, The Unforgivable Curses.


Harry looked across the now empty common room, and saw, illuminated by the moonlight, a snowy owl perched on the window-sill.

‘Hedwig!’ he shouted, and he launched himself out of his chair and across the room to pull open the window.



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  • Click on the fifth to last, third to last, and last sentences on the parchment in front of Hermione to read excerpts from Ron's Divination homework.
  • Click on the first, second to last, and last sentences on the parchment in front of Ron to read excerpts from Harry's Divination homework. 
  • You can find Animal Ghosts of Britain on top of the stack of books on the mantelpiece.
  • Click on the bag of Whizzing Worms under the Coffee Table, in the centre and slightly to the left. 
  • Click on the light blue S.P.E.W. Badge on the coffee table.

Various items react when you mouse over them:

  • Crookshanks twitches his whiskers and purrs.
  • Hermione's box of badges rattles and shakes.

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  • Click on the pile of Galleons on the sofa.
  • Click on the Letter from Sirius at Hedwig's feet.

Various items react when you mouse over them:



You hear an excerpt from the audiobook, read by Stephen Fry. Once that is done, you can hear the fire crackling and what might be the wind outside.

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See Also

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The Triwizard Tournament
A Late Arrival
Mad-Eye Moody
A Pure White Ferret
The Unforgivable Curses
Professor Moody
A Letter From Sirius
Beauxbatons and Durmstrang
The Carriage
The Ship
The Goblet of Fire
The Unexpected Champion
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