Hermione set down her briefcase as she moved to unward the door to the flat. Ron had been almost unnaturally gentle since he'd wakened in St. Mungo's, quiet and almost shy. He was still resting most of the day and she hadn't pressed him for more than a bit of cuddling at night despite her own needs.
This meeting with Harry - surely Ron didn't blame them for abandoning him? Hermione took a moment to compose herself before opening the door and stepping inside. "Ron? Are you awake? It's just me."