Lan Zhan swallowed. Breathed. But even calm, he could not bring himself to take another step forward. As someone who had utter faith in their internal judgement, he could not ignore such a painful sense of wrong. So he breathed again, this time mind set on resolution. His shoulders drooped with relief. His heart burned less. Right.
He unsheathed Bichen and flew.
Post their separation, Lan Zhan turns around and takes Wei Ying back to Gusu with him – where things heat up considerably. Manages to be both funny, romantic and hot as hell, but my favourite thing is probably Lan Xichen, the Lan guru of dicking down. *g*