Harry and Hermione dashed over to Ron.
¡°Ah,¡± said Wood, his expression clearing. ¡°Well, in that case ¡ª I really didn't want to lose you as Seeker, Harry. And have you ordered a new broom yet?¡±
But Harry had just seen ¡ª stinking toward them, his body low to the ground, wide yellow eyes glinting eerily in the darkness ¡ª Crookshanks. Whether he could see them or was following the sound of Scabbers's squeaks, Harry couldn't tell.