[yeah, Painwheel's noticing this more and more—she keeps glancing at him as they walk, wondering if maybe she's dragging him out at a bad time. he really seems different, but Painwheel doesn't truthfully know him very well. but she knows him well enough by now to know something isn't right.
he's said things are okay. probably she'll just be annoying if she asks again, but she's all about making Cain uncomfortable for his own good. like everyone else, apparently.]
...Are you okay, Cain? You're normally a lot more exuberant... You're so quiet. [and sluggish and there's something about his face...]