Harry Potter considers himself to be an ordinary young man. His Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia, and cousin Dudley are cruel to him and force him to sleep in a cupboard beneath the stairs. (Dud
Even though it is the midst of summer, a mist is pressing against the windowpanes. Harry Potter is impatiently anticipating a visit from Professor Dumbledore in his bedroom at the Dursleys’ home on Privet Drive.
Harry can’t believe Professor Dumbledore will be at the Dursleys’ of all places, given that one of the last times he saw him was in violent one-on-one combat with Lord Voldemort. Why is the Professor paying him a visit at this time?