Oh! Well, I’d be happy to talk to ‘em!
(There’s something like renewed hope in his expression. He bounces slightly with a nervous energy.)
Ash can come talk to me, if they like! I mean… if it isn’t too much trouble fer ‘em.
And if they don’t feel like talkin’…
Tell ‘em I hope they feel better soon. No p̴͚͙̍̓r̴̜̲͐̄e̵͎͚͠͠s̷̜͑̚s̵̙̗̍ǘ̸͚r̶͉̱̾e̸̦̗̓.