The Deathday Party is the eighth chapter of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

The Story

Nearly-Headless Nick invites Harry, Ron, and Hermione to his 500th Deathday party on October 31, 1992.

Opening description

October arrived, spreading a damp chill over the grounds and into the castle. Madam Pomfrey, the matron, was kept busy by a sudden spate of colds among the staff and students.

Closing description

Then someone shouted through the quiet.

‘Enemies of the heir, beware! You’ll be next, Mudbloods!’ It was Draco Malfoy.


This chapter has 2 moments.

Nearly Headless Nick's Party

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Enemies of the Heir, Beware

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See also

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Gilderoy Lockhart Mudbloods and Murmurs The Deathday Party The Writing on the Wall The Rogue Bludger
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