Rain had to be in rehab for 8 weeks. This left Cap alone, who was terrified, because this meant that he had to stay with someone else, the entire time for which Rain was away. The two are together, because Rain, who was touched by Cap’s death due to malaria, cared for Cap ever since. Cap has been homeschooled by his grandmother till the point that she went to the hospital.
Up till then he was foreign to television, pizza and had never even heard of a wedgie. When he first got to school, he wasn’t prepared. The boy was overwhelmed by the politics at school but he finally makes a comeback later on.