I give him a smile. "No, you're not in trouble, at least not this time," I tease. "I just wanted to make sure you were okay. You were in quite a bit of pain after the shooting, but apparently, whatever they've given you has worked well. I'm glad. You should get some rest," I add, reaching over and pushing his hair out of his eyes, having watched him try to do so with furious blinking.
"Just lay back and rest, Jack."