Harry was packed and ready to go well before one. Well it wasn’t exactly difficult as they really didn’t have all that much with them. He’d discussed it with Hermione and Ron and they decided they’d all go to the Burrow for a bit.
So shortly after one when it was Harry’s turn, he took a bit of the flue powder, stepped into the fire in the Hogwarts Great Hall and shouted “the Burrow”. He stepped out into the once familiar kitchen and onto a scene of utter devastation.
“Oh, Mrs. Weasley!” Harry exclaimed as she greeted him with a hug.
“It’s not really as bad as it looks,” she said, though she definitely looked worried so Harry wasn’t entirely sure he believed her. “We should be able to put it right in a bit.”
Harry stepped aside as Ginny was right behind him, followed quickly by Ron and Hermione.
“Oh Mum!” Ginny exclaimed as she too stepped from the fireplace in the kitchen in the Burrow and into a room that had very nearly been destroyed. Her face looked as if she’d just discovered the loss of another family member. She stood there in shock surveying the home where she and her brothers had all grown up.
Ron said nothing when he stepped from the fire and Hermione just gasped.
“There, there,” Mrs. Weasley assured them. “We’ve been meaning for ages to redo the charms and make some changes around this old place. This is the perfect chance. I believe Arthur and Charlie have already started in the sitting room. Why don’t you all go take a look.”
They nodded and trooped off to the front parlor where the elder Weasley’s were already working leaving Mrs. Weasley to take care of the kitchen. Apparently she was more than up to the task, for when they came back through to work on the other rooms of the house after receiving instructions from Mr. Weasley, the kitchen was already well on it’s way to looking like it’s old self again.
All but Ginny were of age and so with seven wizards and two witches working on the house and... [continues]
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