After the Burial is the twenty-second chapter of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.


‘For the last time, just forget about Malfoy,’ Hermione told Harry firmly.

They were sitting with Ron in a sunny corner of the court- yard after lunch. Hermione and Ron were both clutching a Ministry of Magic leaflet: Common Apparition Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, for they were taking their tests that very afternoon, but by and large the leaflets had not proved soothing to the nerves. Ron gave a start and tried to hide behind Hermione as a girl came round the corner.

‘It isn’t Lavender,’ said Hermione wearily.

‘Oh, good,’ said Ron, relaxing.


There are no moments from this chapter.

See also

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Lord Voldemort's Request The Unknowable Room After the Burial Horcruxes Sectumsempra