We all need a friend like Li Bai Shen - full of life and laughter, can be serious and thoughtful, loyal but honest, is ready to help out a friend anytime, and will come to a friend's aid even though friend was an asshat to him.
...Out front, Fei Long encountered another guardian.
"I was in the area," Bai Shen said casually. "Buying radishes at the East Market."
He slung his sword over his shoulder. "I love radishes." (NOOK pg.164)
(Fei Long) "At least get a real sword."
(Li Bai Shen) "I intend to run long before it comes to any fighting." (NOOK pg.165)