Ron laughed a little, without much humor. She'd managed to condense it nicely. Even if this wasn't how it was going to be forever, was it ever that much better? "I guess I'd have to go back about six years to find anything like that. But that'd be boring, wouldn't it." There were trade-offs, at least. Life might have gotten more complicated, terrifying and depressing, but - some of the complications weren't all bad. Some of them did his homework for him, among other things.