"Happy birthday, taichou." In which Matsumoto is sneaky, and Hitsugaya is very familiar with a river named Nile. Hitsugaya+Matsumoto.
"Why won't you let yourself rely on anyone else?" Shuuhei thinks far too much for his own good, and Yumichika shows him that it's easy to not be alone even when one is fighting by himself. Shuuhei...
'The first thing Kuchiki Byakuya was ever taught was the emotions are for the weak.' Byakuya is an emotional retard. Hisana knows that, and forgives him. He wishes that it is that easy to forgive h...
'Shunsui was the best at seeing the truth.' In which Shunsui looks at Jyuushirou, and wishes that he's as blind as he is. Kyouraku/Ukitake.
'Kuchiki Byakuya was extremely angry at the world.' In which Byakuya is an emotional retard, and is himself. Barely-there Byakuya/Hisana.
Renji decides to tell Rukia how he feels before her day with the Sokyoku.
ByaRenji. Momentary choice, separated number two. This is a good second love.
Rukia wonders if she's dreaming or if what she's feeling is real.
Hitsugaya makes a smart remark to Matsumoto and learns that science hurts.
The morning routines of Momo and her zanpakutou--and how they intertwine with Aizen and his. Pre-Soul Society arc; no explicit spoilers.
Matsumoto thinks of Gin and of where she would be if she had, in fact, held on a little longer.
Yoruichi and Soi Fong, Byakuya and Hisana, and Rukia thrown like a wrench into the proceedings. This is how some people, or at least Kuchiki Byakuya, learn to live and love.
Orihime gets it in the end, even if she got there differently from everyone else. Tatsuki/Orihime.
Rukia becomes part of the Kuchiki clan. A triangle of sorts. For xerosphere.
Renji and Rukia meet their respective zanpakutou.