Chapter 1 "Dudley Demented" | Chapter 2 "A Peck of Owls"
* Harry is back home in Little Whinging and receiving no news from his friends/teachers.
* After arguing with his Uncle Vernon, Harry confronts Dudley and is taunted for crying out while sleeping because of his nightmares.
* At the culmination of the argument, two dementors attack Harry and Dudley and he is forced to summon an illegal Patronus Charm to fend them off.
* Harry receives a number of messages from the Ministry of Magic and others, with the final result being he is not to leave the house and may be expelled from Hogwarts after a hearing.
* The Dursleys threaten to kick him out of their home, but a mysterious owl arrives that changes Aunt Petunia's mind.
Chapter 3 "The Advance Guard" | Chapter 4 "Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place"
* Harry sends letters to Ron, Hermione and Sirius but receives no response for four days...
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