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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 27 Summary

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Chapter 27 Summary

Harry, although not yet 17 and not able to Apparate legally, got Dumbledore back to Hogsmeade: Seeing the Dark Mark in the sky above Hogwart's, a green skull with a serpent tongue, invigorated Dumbledore. Since the Dark Mark loomed directly over the Astronomy Tower, that is where they landed. Harry, as ordered, was under his Invisibility Cloak. Malfoy greeted Dumbledore, but he couldn't see Harry, who, besides being invisible, had been immobilized by Dumbledore when they landed. Dumbledore reasoned with Draco to come back to the good side; Draco vacillated. Several Death Eaters, including Greyback, who made it past the fighting below, urged the still unmoving Draco forward. Snape appeared and, as Dumbledore said "please, Severus," Snape aimed his wand at Dumbledore's chest. He uttered "Avada Kedevera!," and blew Dumbledore into midair, then backwards and then off the Tower. Harry screamed.

Chapter 27 Analysis

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