bit on the sappy side, but since its a sappy moment, you get a pass on it.
next bit ought to be interesting though, the results from ch2 ending.
Yeah, the situation called for at least a bit of sappiness.
As far as the fallout from the ending of Chapter 2: if you're referring to Ron's reaction, we'll be getting that in Chapter 4. We probably won't be hearing from Snape, though, at least not yet.