The cop-out is having Vorik interrupt the scene.
Thanks, Melakon. That's what I meant to be getting at.
It just seems so... prissy is probably the word. Like, "oh, we can't possibly suggest these people are actually going to do it". There shouldn't be any problem with them being together, they're mad about each other anyway. And personally I thought they should have realized that and gotten it on ages ago.
Well, and if she'd died.... I reckon that could've been called "causing death by neglect" the one
time our walking pair of gonads Mr.Paris decided to think with what's between his ears... that would've been quite ironic.