Eh, they're gonna do it how they want to do it, and I think at least your suggestion for the Book 2 pages would be awful and a detriment to the comic.
Inner Peave might be able to continue, but given the heavy text content I imagine that takes Rob a while to do anyway, so removing Xin from that process prolly wouldn't change much anyway. Keep in mind also that "Team Erfworld" has a lot on their plate right now in general what with the motion comic and the website project.
"I'm afraid I don't understand. And also afraid that I do."
Two guys with basically the same name in a discussion about a character getting cloned.
There's gotta be a good joke in here somewhere.