Ye Mei protects Jun Wu Xie and Jun Wu Yao ever since the beginning of the novel and is awed by her earring his respect.

He greatly respects Jun Wu Yao, just like every other Dark Regime subordinate, although half is because Jun Wu Yao can bestow powers beyond compare in return for absolute loyalty. 

He is very friendly and kind, while being cruel towards enemies, and his only known friends are Ye Sha and Ye Gu who are part of legion protecting the Dark Emperor (Jun Wu Yao).