"Missed you too," he managed before he dropped onto the bed to join her. "S'not the same when you're gone. Leila gets cranky and," he paused and smiled a little, "so do I, come to that. But I'm working on helping her understand it all. So far, she's being very three about it, though."
Carefully, he manouevered them until his back was on the headboard and Hermione was in his arms, body pressed into his side. "Now this is more like it."