They do not understand why the statue isn't moving.
War leaves scars. Sometimes you can see them and sometimes you can't, but they're best seen at night - and getting past them doesn't make it all right, but it doesn't have to be.
What do you see when you look at me? The outline of a shadow, a ghost? A mirror reflecting an empty room?
But if my waiting gets you to look at me, brings you back to me - then it's worth it.
Early one morning, Ron and Hermione have a hushed but heated discussion over Ginny's sleeping arrangements. It does not go quite as planned...
When Harry expects Ginny to hold him to a promise, there's silence.
It's as if they've always known. Ron and Hermione, immediately following the battle.
They're laughing now, but where will they be later? Tossed in the back of the closet with the rest of the puppets and the skeletons for company.