I've seen a couple of stories in which the "good guys" used Horcruxes, but never quite like this. I'm looking forward to more.
I hate canon Ron as much as you do, believe me, but in spite of that I find it refreshing that his lack of communication with Harry isn't due to any deliberate action on his part. I'm sure he'll either prove himself to be either a very good friend or a very poor one later on, but for now I like the way you're taking things.
Looking forward to more.
Second-year Ron is pretty clueless, the difference is, this time Harry isn't