Yeah, that was awful, wasn't it? Lots of OMG! moments in this one. And even though they set up the details behind that particular trap earlier in the book, it still knocked me upside the head! And I was just thinking about how proud I was for that character and how much she had grown up, and whammo!
And yes, we are total dorks. The only thing that saved us was that we weren't in costume. (Harry Potter midnight release/movies, that's another story. )