“He‘s a bit of a grump, but he‘s pretty cute. I think he‘ll make a good taichou, don‘t you?”
Needless to say, you were startled. You really hadn’t expected it, but who were you to judge in all honesty? You weren’t, so you kept your mouth shut and listened politely like a good, little girl.
“Please take care of him from now on, alright?” Matsumoto Rangiku said in all of her glory and she smiled broadly at you.
You rose your eyes from the ground, meeting a pale face, shocking white hair and teal orbs. There was no smile on his lips, more of a dissatisfied scowl and it was directed at you. You weren’t sure how you felt about this and the mixed emotions weighed down your chest. Unbelieving, doubtful and distrusting, sure. Confused, taken back, and afraid, obviously. But you realized something as you bowed respectively to your new superior.
You were, to him, undeniably...
“It’s a pleasure to meet you, Hitsugaya-taichou.”