"That'll go over really well," he muttered, kicking a bit of debris into the fire. She was absolutely right, of course, and watching the Ministry's excuse for a professor get run out of Hogwarts a couple years ago had been a sight to remember, but ... he wasn't sure what good a public announcement would do, in the end. But maybe it wouldn't hurt. How could things possibly get worse, after all?
His head shot up, and his eyes narrowed. "What? Why?" he asked suspiciously, before hope broke over his face. "Is he injured? Maybe he's injured." >Really, really badly.