He turns around, confusion showing clearly on his face despite the wrap-around sunglasses. “Miss, you must have me confused with someone else, I’m an only child…”
Now he feels like a horrible person. Whoever she’s mistaken him for meant a lot to her, and she to him in return if they’re using the familiar terms for an older brother and a younger sister without being blood relatives.
And here he is trying to convince her that she’s talking to the wrong man. Obviously he and the Saiga she knows look and sound the same, or at least similar. She wouldn’t be doing this otherwise. She wouldn’t have asked him why he was carrying a cane. “Miss, I’m sorry but I don’t… I don’t know who you are.” Please don’t make me show you why I need the cane…
"B-But…I was sure it was…you look just like him…” she stuttered, mostly to herself as she tried to blink away the tears in her eyes. Maybe he’d been hurt and can’t remember her? No, that can’t be it, he looks completely fine…Maybe this was another Saiga?
She’d met multiples of others before, so why not him? Even though this was the most reasonable choice, it still hurt to hear him say those things, a lot more than she’d like to admit. She swallowed thickly, trying not too sound too choked up,
"I—I’m s-sorry….I thought…My brother looks a lot like you, s-sir. I’m sorry for troubling you…"