As Snape swung the lantern about, Harry saw, fleetingly, a look of shock and anger on Tonks’s face.
"You know about the plan?" said Bellatrix, her fleeting expression of satisfaction replaced by a look of outrage.
He had one last fleeting view of the Weasleys’ kitchen and Mrs. Weasley’s tearful face before the flames engulfed him; spinning very fast, he caught blurred glimpses of other Wizarding rooms, which were whipped out of sight before he could get a proper look; then he was slowing down, finally stopping squarely in the fireplace in Professor McGonagall’s office.
Harry stared up at the circle of lamp light above him, thinking…… If only he had Rufus Scrimgeour’s power, he would have been able to set a tail upon Malfoy, but unfortunately Harry did not have an office full of Aurors at his command…… He thought fleetingly of trying to set something up with the D.A., but there again was the problem that people would be missed from lessons; most of them, after all, still had full schedules…… There was a low, rumbling snore from Ron’s bed.
There’s going to be an inquiry, actually…" To his great surprise, the Prime Minister felt a fleeting stab of pity for Fudge at this point.
Riddle’s expression hardened for the most fleeting moment before he said, in an unrecognizably polite voice, "I’m sorry, sir.