Even though he never mentioned it, you can tell he is hesitant ever since you told him you won't be going back to Hogwarts back in Private drive but showed up here in September. You will need to explain the situation to Dobby, apologise and explain that he hardly left you any choice, especially since you didn't know who he was! Explaining to him the situation with Ginny will surely sway him too. Plus, you will make it up to him afterwards!
Your reading prompt!
Read a book that you promised to yourself (or someone else) to read ages ago but haven't gotten to yet!