There didn't seem to be anything unusual going on now; he didn't seem more preoccupied then usual, he didn't snap at anyone, and outwardly he appeared to be in better spirits now than he'd been during the pre-mission briefing. His observations about Dagin Lor were full of familiar wry wit, he painted a perfectly accurate picture of P3F-787 itself, and he didn't purposely fill his speech with comments he knew would go over Jonas' head.
Despite this, or maybe because of it, Sam wasn't fooled.
But it's not a ship story or anything. Honest. *g*