The Daily Prophet was finally wide open about the truth. Naruto found it funny that they bought the Quibbler's article and tried to claim it was new and original. Probably because they didn't want to promote the Quibbler, nor admit they got it from there. Thankfully, none of the students that went to the Department of Mysteries were seriously injured, and in fact gained House Points for it. However, Umbridge was returned from the mermaid realm and currently resided in the hospital. She was covered in scars and had a small spear lodged into her right foot. Many a visiting student found it amusing to cast Aquamenti at her.
Since Umbridge was out of commission, and out of a job, Naruto resumed his work making a dock and pool with Syrena. It was hard work, but it was finished before the end of term feast. While working together, Syrena asked about Naruto's home, and he shared a lot with her. She still thought about her tribe moving to the waters around his home, and her gills would softly