Ron also started teaching Harry wizard chess. This was exactly like Muggle chess except that the figures were alive, which made it a lot like directing troops in battle.
"Yes -- of course -- but there's no wood!" Hermione cried, wringing her hands. "HAVE YOU GONE MAD?" Ron bellowed. "ARE YOU A WITCH OR NOT?" "Oh, right!" said Hermione, and she whipped out her wand, waved it,
Everywhere Harry went, people pointed and didn't trouble
to lower their voices as they insulted him. Slytherins, on the other
hand, clapped as he walked past them, whistling and cheering, "Thanks Potter, we owe you one!"
Only Ron stood by him.
When a troll broke in to the school, Everyone was informed except Hermione, she was in the bathroom, so Harry and Ron snuck and went and searched for her, and saved her. (Chapter 10, Halloween)
"You can't go out," said Neville, "you'll be caught again. Gryffindor
will be in even more trouble." "You don't understand," said Harry, "this is important."But Neville was clearly steeling himself to do something desperate.
I won't let you do it," he said, hurrying to stand in front of the
portrait hole.(Chapter Sixteen, Through the Trapdoor)
Harry and Ron thought that meeting the
three-headed dog had been an excellent adventure, and they were quite keen to have another one. (Chapter 10, Halloween)
Hermione rolled up the sleeves of her gown, flicked her wand, and said, "Wingardium Leviosa!", "Oh, well done!" cried Professor Flitwick, clapping. "Everyone see here, Miss Granger's done it!"
(Chapter 10, Halloween)
Harry grabbed his broom."No!" shouted Hermione Granger. "Madam Hooch told us not to move --
you'll get us all into trouble."
"You don't use your eyes, any of you, do you?" she snapped. "Didn't you see what it was standing on. "The floor?" Harry suggested. "I wasn't looking at its feet, I was too busy with its heads." "No, not the floor. It was standing on a trapdoor. It's obviously guarding something."She stood up, glaring at them.