Hermione still had that feeling like she was going to spontaneously combust, but it had turned into a good feeling. Actually, make that a great feeling. She had just jumped on Ron and kissed him, in one moment she'd portrayed all the feelings she'd been harboring for the longest time. "I'm glad you got it." She laughed as they went in for round two.
"Thanks, but I don't think I can be that brilliant since it's taken me all these years to tell you." Hermione leaned her forehead against his as she continued speaking. "I've fancied you a very long time."