No, really, I love that character. *cough*not*cough* What could a smart girl like Hermione ever see in him?
This is, apparently, JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe talking in a leaked interview for the extras of the last Harry Potter DVD. Which means I've now seen one more minute from that than I ever imagined. (I have seen a few of the earlier movies, but they've all felt rather flat to me.)
She hasn't evaded dark subjects before, I think she could've killed off Ron.