Hermione learns a few things about the House-Elves that she never knew about.
(#) Darkmark66 2011-08-08 09:52:36 AMA very good chapter with some great insight into elves. I always thought given how able and powerful elves can be they were punished for a crime against the magical world. Elves can travel very fast and do wandless magic maybe at some point they had a war with wizards or killed their children and so steps were taken to be sure such a thing could not happen again with elves being loyal and keeping secrets maybe the elves as a race betrayed secrets.
Elves can pleasure their masters to make up for the harm and loss they suffered in the past.
Harry's reaction to Hermy will be good but she should be his elf for the night at some point.
Hermione should learn wandless magic, the mind arts to keep her master's secrets, warding to get past wards and magics to spy or remain hidden.
Hermione was good a potions she should brew potions for her master as it would be a useful skill and very much wanted.
Hermione being punished and enjoying it does seem like her does the Potter home have a punishment room full of items for causing pain if an elf or member of the house was really bad.
At some point Hermione should discover that turning herself into an elf or elf size was taboo and she would face exile or death for it unless she was accepted by her master that way she has to remain with Harry.