Dumbledore's Escape is the second Moment in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 27, The Centaur and the Sneak.


‘You will now be escorted back to the Ministry, where you will be formally charged, then sent to Azkaban to await trial!’

‘Ah,’ said Dumbledore gently, ‘yes. Yes, I thought we might hit that little snag.’

‘Snag?’ said Fudge, his voice still vibrating with joy. ‘I see no snag, Dumbledore!’

‘Well,’ said Dumbledore apologetically, ‘I’m afraid I do.’

‘Oh, really?’

‘Well – it’s just that you seem to be labouring under the delusion that I am going to – what is the phrase? – come quietly. I am afraid I am not going to come quietly at all, Cornelius. I have absolutely no intention of being sent to Azkaban.



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