Deathly Hallows Split Script Contest
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EXT. SHELL COTTAGE - NIGHT
HARRY is seen kneeling over the body of DOBBY, with the
silver knife still protruding from his chest.
Dobby... no Dobby, say something,
The elf, dead, does not respond; tears are leaking from
Harry's eyes, and does not notice the arrivals of BILL,
FLEUR, DEAN, and LUNA until he hears their FOOTSTEPS on the
cold ground. He turns around and looks at them.
Hermione... where is she?
It's alright Harry, she's inside
with Ron. She'll be fine.
Harry looks back at Dobby, and slowly pulls the knife from
his body. He then removes his jacket and covers the elf
with it, listening to the sound of the sea SPLASHING against
the rocky cliff while the others TALK. A momentary flash of
VOLDEMORT punishing those at Malfoy Manor appears, but
vanishes almost immediately, as Harry's grief is sufficient
to block out the images. He stands up and faces Bill.
(in a shaking voice)
I want to do it properly. Without
magic. Do you have a spade?
They're in the cottage, I'll get
As he heads off to the cottage, RON and DEAN exit and walk
She'll be fine.
Fleur's taking care of her.
Bill returns moments later with three spades, and hands one
silently to each one of them, who choose a spot and start to
dig. They work in silence, none saying a word to the other,
until the hole is deep enough.
I think that'll do it.
Ron sits down on the edge of the freshly dug grave, pulls
off his shoes and socks, and puts them on Dobby's
feet. Dean pulls off his hat and places it on the elf's
head, and LUNA, Bill, Fleur and Hermione approach the
grave. Luna closes the elf's eyes gently with her finger,
and Harry lifts and places him into the grave, as tears
begin to slide down his face again. Luna walks to the edge
of the grave and looks into it.
Thank you so much, Dobby, for
everything that you did for
us. You rescued me from the
cellar, you arrived in our time of
need to save us all. You were a
good, brave elf, and it is unfair that you had to die the way you
did. Rest in peace, Dobby; we will
always remember you.
She turned and looked at the others.
Yeah... thanks Dobby.
Bill raises his wand, and the freshly dug dirt rises, and
falls onto the grave neatly, covering it. Almost
immediately after, Harry CRYS out, clutching his head, and
falls to the ground.
EXT. HOGWARTS - NIGHT (SAME TIME)
VOLDEMORT is striding across the front lawn of Hogwarts,
with a sense of controlled purpose. Looking toward the
castle and realizing lights are on, he casts a
Disillusionment Charm upon himself, hiding him
completely. He continues to the edge of the lake, where
Dumbledore's marble tomb seemed to glow in the moonlight.
He raises his wand, and the tomb splits open from top to
bottom, and falls to the ground, revealing the table
Dumbledore's body had been placed on before the tomb had
appeared. The wrappings fall off to reveal Dumbledore's
body, perfectly preserved, with the Elder Wand laying under
his folded arms.
Voldemort moves Dumbledore's arm aside, and picks up the
Elder Wand laying beneath. He holds it high over his head
in triumph, as it shoots sparks into the air.
EXT. SHELL COTTAGE - NIGHT
Harry looks up to see Bill, Fleur, Ron, Dean, Luna, and
Hermione looking down at him.
What happened? What did you see?
Is You-Know-Who coming?
There is a brief silence.
He found the Elder Wand.
As Ron covers his mouth in shock, the scene FADES OUT.