The next morning Harry woke up in a sleeping bag on
living room floor. A strip of sky was visible
between the heavy curtains, the color blue was cool
Clear Ink watered down, was between the night and
the dawn and all was silent, except for deep breaths and
Ron and Hermione quietly. Harry looked at the shapes
dark stood out on the floor beside him.
Ron, in a fit of gallantry, had insisted that
Hermione sleep on the couch cushions removed, then
she was higher. The arm fell back on the
floor, her fingers inches from Ron's.
Perhaps they had fallen asleep holding hands. (Ch. 10,