"I'm sorry," Kit said quickly. He could tell that he'd made her uncomfortable. He wasn't used to kind gestures - no-one offered them in the Military and he hadn't seen his mother in ... too long. "Humans are social creatures," he said conciliatory. "Even I can appreciate how nice Welcome Wagons are."
He smiled, "Ah, the brother who is on the exact opposite schedule as you. Must be nice, having someone here, though. I don't know anyone here. Well, except the few that I've met. Some are, as you said, not that friendly. Anyone in particular I should look out for?"