Because Hermione had to go to the History of Magic lesson now, she didn't get punnished for comming late. Professor Binns read his historystuff and didn't even noticed she entered the room. But the students did and started whispering to each other. Hermione did not care about it. Why wasn't she allowend to come to late for one time? It never happaned before. Sure, one time she missed Flitwicks class, but that was when she used the Time Turner. She had been in lesson, but in another class.
Exceptionally Hermione could not follow the words of her transparent teacher. She always had to think of Snape. Why did he cry? It did not match with him. On the other hand: What did she know about the inscrutable Master of Potions? Well, he know taught Defense Aganst the Dark Arts but he was the perfect Potions Master. Slughorn was nothing compared with him. Why did he changed subjects?
Hermione startled. Almost she had not noticed the end of the lesson. Hastily she left the classroom. When