No, it was honest," said Harry. "One of the only honest things you've said to me. You don't care whether I live or die, but you do care that I help you convince everyone you're winning the war against Voldemort.
As I sat here, absorbed in my needlework, the urge to consult the orb overpowered me. I arose, I settled myself before it, and I gazed into its crystalline depths . . . and what do you think I saw gazing back at me? An ugly old bat in outsize specs? Ron muttered under his breath.
Azkaban? Crouch took a deep, shuddering breath, then began to speak.
Albus Severus," Harry said quietly, so that nobody but Ginny could hear, and she was tactful enough to pretend to be waving to Rose, who was now on the train, "you were named for two headmasters of Hogwarts. One of them was a Slytherin and he was probably the bravest man I ever knew.
Well, better expelled and able to defend yourselves than sitting safely in school without a clue, said Sirius.
The sky still appeared unable to make up it's mind whether it wanted to rain or not.