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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 26 Summary

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Chapter 26 Summary

Harry and Dumbledore reached a cliff far above the waves, far too remote for any but the best muggle mountaineers to reach. Harry and Dumbledore slowly climbed up the steep cliff. They followed a narrow tunnel and found the antechamber to a deep cave Dumbledore knew it was the one they sought, because it had, he said "known magic." He gave the door blood to gain entrance to the main cave (Dumbledore was surprised by this primitive touch). Within the cave, they found a lake; within the lake was an island, which was where Dumbledore thought they would find the Horcrux. Dumbledore found them a boat and reassured Harry, who was frightened by the bodies of the Inferi floating in the lake.

When they reached the island, he reminded Harry not to touch the water. He then saw something which troubled him more than blood and bodies...

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