"Shut up and sit still already." Dylan didn't understand why Ben was helping him - Ben never helped him - but he obediently stilled the shaking in his hand so his brother could begin layering on Band Aids. His confusion must have shown on his face, because Ben finally grumbled, "Who do you think comes up with excuses for the teachers when you come into school like that? I'm sick of doing it. At least this looks like someone cared."