Chapter Twelve: Exchange - FFN
The entire plan went nearly immediately to shit, which was only to be expected. Ron had been pulled away to deal with rain in Yaxley’s office, then she and Harry had run smack into Umbridge, who had taken Hermione down with her to the courtroom after making it clear that Harry should be getting out of the lift. She had hardly been able to keep her breath steady as she stood beside the horrible toady woman and tried not to betray her true identity, or at least alert Umbridge to the fact that all was not as it appeared. Before she knew it, Delores was clearing her throat and commanding, “Come along, Mafalda,” and Hermione was left with no choice but to follow her to the left and down the flight of stairs which led to the court chambers.