Give Harry to me, Hagrid, I’m his godfather, I’ll look after him.
THIS IS SIRIUS BLACK. He was, in the words of JKR herself, “too busy being a big rebel to get married”. He was too rebellious to settle down and commit, aged only 22 or so. But in an instant — in an instant — he accepted responsibility over this one-year-old, undoubtedly because of his affection for Harry and because that was his best friend’s son.