Professor Slughorn was breathing quick and he had a bit of flop sweat. He looked pale like maybe it was a Dementor that was chasing him through the hallways. "It has to do with Professor Carrow. Well, both of them. I was having a discussion with the brother, Amycus, about a few students and their choices in extra curricular activities. It was pretty interesting at first, actually, we were discussing the pros and cons of the various clubs and..." He saw Fleur's look and stopped short. "Right, sorry, he was discussing a new rule imposed by the Ministry of Magic regarding visitors and I wanted to come to you straight away."
He gave her an apologetic look. "Is your sister planning to visit this year? If so, you may wish to reconsider."
Lavender remained in her hiding place, growing more and more annoyed by the moment.