It didn't make him go away. Rather he went to slide his arm around his brother's waist and walk beside him. "Clever! Thinking up nicknames now. Still taking things to literally though. At least you're progressing. Mikey's a lost cause."
He gave a weary sigh and shook his head, "What I was asking love is how you are. What are you up to. You know, things like that. Pretend I'm interested."