He followed her inside. Arms folding over his chest, Ron couldn't help but shrug. "I think sort of is a bit of an understatement, don't you?" She went right out and said it. And while Hermione suddenly up and being straightforward with him wasn't something that he was going to complain about, the fact that it completely caught him off guard was. Not that he'd complain about it out loud or anything. Now wasn't the time for it.
"Anyway." How was he going to go about this, exactly? "You said that you fancied me." He paused and suddenly frowned. "Now do you mean that in the sense that you're just keen on me as a best mate or like it was with Krum?" That's right. He was going back on that again. Ron wanted a definite answer here. There was no way in hell that he was going to ridicule himself because of a simple misunderstanding.