Hermione stepped through the fire with what she hoped was unruffled calm. She'd gathered as much information as she could, both news clippings and anecdotes from other members of the Squad, and what she'd found was incredibly disturbing.
"Hello, Professor - Headmistress," she said to McGonagall. She smiled at Harry, Sirius, and Remus, and nodded respectfully to Severus Snape. "I hope you don't mind if I brought some of my research."
She turned anxiously to the fire as the flame sputtered slightly. "Ron?"