The Beetle at Bay is the twenty-fifth chapter of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.


...she spread the newspaper on the table in front of them and pointed at ten black-and-white photographs that filled the whole of the front page, nine showing wizards’ faces and the tenth, a witch’s. Some of the people in the photographs were silently jeering; others were tapping their fingers on the frame of their pictures, looking insolent. Each picture was captioned with a name and the crime for which the person had been sent to Azkaban.

Antonin Dolohov, read the legend beneath a wizard with a long, pale, twisted face who was sneering up at Harry, convicted of the brutal murders of Gideon and Fabian Prewett.

Augustus Rookwood, said the caption beneath a pockmarked man with greasy hair who was leaning against the edge of his picture, looking bored, convicted of leaking Ministry of Magic secrets to He Who Must Not Be Named.


There are no moments from this chapter.

See also

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Christmas on the Closed Ward Occlumency The Beetle at Bay Seen and Unforseen The Centaur and the Sneak