Regulus was as deadpan as always, and Sirius wanted to strangle him. Or hug him again. Because there was absolutely no doubt in his mind now that this was actually the real, alive, living breathing snarking Reggie. But also What the Hell.
"I didn't bring you here," he said, slightly histerical. He grabbed his brother's shoulders and gave him a tiny shake. "I got nabbed or something. Who the Hell knows. I assume it was your asshole Death Eater friends. But Reg, Regulus, fuck, Reggie, you're supposed to be fucking DEAD! I bloody mourned you. For a whole sodding month! So you want to tell me how you're still alive? Did you fake your death? If you faked your death I'm going to bloody kill you!"