You'll have to forgive Zhou his momentary incoherence. He's suffering from Charm envy
(Seriously, storing weapons Elsewhere is incredibly useful, but the Dragon-Blooded don't get anything like it. Well, there's a thrown charm that sort of does that, I think, but it's pretty much limited to throwing weapons)
"Not trusting me might be the smartest decision you made since getting off of your horse."
Kharal Zhou, Fire Aspect of Lookshy: