Honestly, CLAMP, sometimes I don’t even. It was all going so well* until you made Suoh blush like that.
They are eight and nine years old in this episode, for crying out loud. (They are eleven and twelve years old in the usual CGT timeline, not that that makes anything any better.)
* and by ‘well’, I mean, “pfft, self, come on. Take your slash-tinted glasses off and stop being stupid. They’re eight and nine, and besides, where’s all the freaking shoujo sparkles and blushing if they’re – …oh, never bloody mind.”