Harry Potter Challenge: The Magic Begins - Day 24: Scariest Scene | The Inferi Attack in The Cave
A slimy white hand had gripped his wrist, and the creature to whom it belonged was pulling, slowly, backward across the rock. The surface of the lake was no longer mirror-smooth; it was churning, and everywhere Harry looked, white heads and hands were emerging from the dark water, men and women and children with sunken, sightless eyes were moving toward the rock: an army of the dead rising from the black water.
“Albus Dumbledore was never proud or vain; he could find something to value in anyone, however apparently insignificant or wretched, and I believe that his early losses endowed him with great humanity and sympathy. I shall miss his friendship more than I can say, but my loss is as nothing compared to the wizarding world’s. That he was the most inspiring and the best loved of all Hogwarts headmasters cannot be in question.”
—Elphias Doge in Dumbledore’s obituary.
“You know, at times, I forget how much you’ve grown. At times I still see the small boy from the cupboard.”
Top 50 Harry Potter Moments | 31: Dumbledore vs. Voldemort
Why I love this moment: This was like the first real and big battle we’d seen in the series, that wasn’t just the spells colliding. This battle is huge as it’s between two of the greatest wizards of the age and it’s just really interesting to watch all the different spells and curses the two hurl at each other.
“Draco, years ago, I knew a boy who made all the wrong choices.
Please let me help you.”