|“|| 'My dear old mum, yeah,' said Sirius. 'We've been trying to get her down for a month but we think she's put a Permanent Sticking Charm on the back of the canvas. Let's get downstairs, quick, before they all wake up again.'
'But what's a portrait of your mother doing here?' Harry asked, bewildered, as they went through the door from the hall and led the way down a flight of narrow stone steps, the others just behind them.
'Hasn't anyone told you? This was my parents' house,' said Sirius. 'But I'm the last Black left, so it's mine now. I offered it to Dumbledore for Headquarters - about the only useful thing I've been able to do.'
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|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix|
|The Advance Guard||Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place||The Order of the Phoenix||The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black||The Ministry of Magic|