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“I've had enough, I've seen enough, I want out, I want it to end, I don't care anymore!”

"You do care." The Order of the Phoenix

 

Harry takes a deep breath, ready to burst out with something else, not wanting to hear whatever Dumbledore has to say, when he sees his headmaster’s eyes suddenly focus behind him. ‘Remus,’ Dumbledore says.

Harry turns and sees his former professor standing in the doorway to the headmaster’s office. The last time he’d seen Remus, – can it really have been just a few hours ago? – he had looked like every word was costing him more than he had to give. He still looks much the same, except the despair in his face seems tempered by determination. He’s not looking at Dumbledore. He’s looking directly at Harry.

‘Harry,’ he says, voice quiet but urgent, ‘I need you to come with me. Right now. Sirius needs you.’