Ron and hermione dating in real life
Ron glowers at Hermione, livid with what the reader recognizes as jealousy, as she dances with Viktor.When she floats over to speak to Ron and Harry, Ron accuses her of "fraternizing with the enemy".It is only as the year continues, and Lockhart's competence is repeatedly challenged and found wanting, that Hermione finally loses interest in him.Towards year's end, Hermione is attacked and petrified by the Monster that has been released from the Chamber of Secrets.In the Hospital Wing, Madam Pomfrey arranges to shrink them to their original size, but Hermione deliberately has her overdo it, so that they are the correct proportion for her face. Ron invites Hermione to be his date (apparently as a last resort), but Hermione already has a date - with Viktor Krum, who had haunted the library to get closer to Hermione.After three hours getting ready for the ball, Hermione is almost unrecognizably pretty.Ron is apparently infatuated with Fleur Delacour, a Beauxbatons student and shortly the Beauxbatons Champion in the Triwizard Tournament, much to Hermione's disgust.When Fleur comes over to the Gryffindor table to ask if they want their bouillabaisse, Ron is almost struck dumb.
In the Second Task, the merpeople are holding someone valuable to each Champion deep under the lake. When Harry returns to the surface with Ron and also Gabrielle, Fleur's sister, Hermione and Viktor are close to each other, talking privately; Hermione breaks away from Krum briefly to check on Harry and Ron.We learn from Hagrid that she is feeling this separation very deeply – she is often in tears when she visits him.The two of them do reconcile when they have to start work on Buckbeak's final appeal, but they remain at least outwardly friends, rather than anything more serious.Shortly after, Rita Skeeter writes a scurrilous article for Witch Weekly suggesting Hermione is keeping both Harry and Viktor as lovers.Hermione wonders how Rita knew Viktor had invited her to visit him over the summer; Ron becomes upset at hearing about the invitation.