I... Nessy was surprised, not expecting Dawn to have recovered enough to leave her room, let alone overhear your conversation. Sweetie, you got frostbite on your hooves, you shouldn't be up and about.
But, uh, CAN you? Work the ship, I mean. I...suppose, there's no harm in seeing how you can apply what you've learned.
I'm, uh, i'm very sorry for your loss, by the way.