They may not look dangerous, but if angered [bowtruckles] will gouge out human eyes with their fingers, which, as you can see, are very sharp and not at all desirable near the eyeballs.
My brain surprises even me sometimes.
Remus, always the underdog's friend, was kind to short and rather slow Peter Pettigrew, a fellow Gryffindor, whom James and Sirius might not have thought worthy of their attention without Remus's persuasion. Soon, these four became inseparable.
Silence fell between the four of them as they looked up at the sky. There was no sign of movement, the stars stared back, unblinking, indifferent, unobscured by flying friends. Where was Ron? Where were Fred and Mr Weasley? Where were Bill, Fleur, Tonks, Mad Eye, Mundungus?
You did a very noble thing, in saving Pettigrew's life. But if he helps Voldemort back to power — ! Pettigrew owes his life to you. You have sent Voldemort a deputy who is in your debt.
Snape raised his eyebrows and his tone was sardonic as he asked, Are you intending to let him kill you?