~Daring to Breathe~
Shuuhei wonders how it didn’t see it coming, how he missed all of the signs.
Shuuhei mused on it for hours on end before realizing he had nothing left to do but ask.
Dance with the Devil
Friendships deepen as and Shuuhei discovers the honesty in the eleventh division.
The Deep End
Shuuhei thinks he might have lost his rationality somewhere along the way to want to do something this dangerous.
Just like a tide. Swept away in the deluge. Shuuhei had no control over himself, every time he was in this man’s presence.
Heaven Can Wait
This is supposed to be his punishment, but somehow, Gin feels more like it’s the reward.
For rowenstar who was the 33333th hit on “Pandora’s Box”.
It may not have been what Ichigo pictured for himself, but he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Rated: K+He stands in the doorway and watches, breath held, and perfectly motionless, his reiatsu so tightly confined within him that Ichigo swears the loudest thing about him is his heartbeat.
The World of Ruin
The before and the after. The night Urahara leaves Soul Society he leaves some things behind.
Left alone, separated by law, the two suffer. This is their pain through the eyes of their closest companions.
After Aizen’s betrayal, two former lovers meet in neutral ground to catch up on old times. An offer is made.
Banks of the Rubicon
For Urahara, it’s what he wants to do. It’s what he’s doing. It’s what he’s done.
His actions will forever paint him as a traitor. Now, years later, Ichigo is the only one who will ever understand why.
The other side of the coin. Taking another look at the events in Parallax, this is a ‘could have been’.
Desc: It’s worse in the dead of night, when the echoes of Sousuke’s presence prove strongest, and Souheki is curled in sleep.
Characters: Tatsuki, Orihime
Description: There is always someone waiting.
Characters: Ichigo, mentions of others
Description: All that matters in the end.
Characters: Uryuu, Chad
Description: It’s all where and what you make it to be.
Characters: Byakuya, Rukia
Description: Stunted forward motion and baby steps define them, but it is progress nonetheless.
Characters: Renji, Izuru, Ikkaku
Description: Conceding defeat and accepting defeat are two entirely different things.
Pairing/Characters: Kenpachi, Yachiru, Ikkaku, Yumichika
Description: It was all Kurosaki’s fault. Yachiru had been perfectly fine before.
Rules of Behavior
Pairing/Characters: Captains of the Gotei-13
Description: “Zaraki-taichou, in the future, please refrain from bringing your children to the captain’s meeting.”
Pairing/Characters: Ukitake, Shunsui
Description: It was all Kenpachi’s fault. He had to go and get a brat and get Jyuushiro’s clock a-tickin’.
Taming of the Shrew
Pairings/Characters: Ukitake, Shunsui, Nanao
Description: It was all Shunsui’s fault.
~Two to Tango~
Five Times Ukitake Tried to Get Laid (And the One Time He Succeeded)
Desc: Dating someone shouldn’t have to be this hard.
Desc: After years of longing, they decide there’s no point in waiting.
Pairings: IchigoxUkitake, ShunsuixYoruichi, Urahara
Desc: The honeymoon is over and now, reality sets in.
Then Comes the Carriage
Pairings: IchigoxJyuushirou, ShunsuixYoruichixKisuke
Desc: Jyuushirou’s been sulking and Ichigo will be damned if knows why.
Desc: The last look Ichigo saw in his eyes was loneliness.
The Thin, Red Line
Desc: Facing the end of his life, Grimmjow contemplates hate, and the lack thereof.
All the Same
Desc: He can’t explain it; he doesn’t even bother to try. Ichigo just knows this is something he has to do.
Anywhere but Here
Desc: He doesn’t really know what they’re doing, what he’s doing, but Grimmjow’s gonna do it all the same.
What Are You Looking For?
Desc: He’s still here. He hasn’t left yet. And Grimmjow doesn’t know why.
One Way Street
Desc: Renji thinks he might be a masochist, or if not, then he’s at least a little sick in the head.
~Fetch and Carry~
Fetch and Carry
Characters: Yamamoto, mentions of others
Desc: There were certain things that a Captain-Commander just knew.
Can I Keep Him?
Characters: Aizen, Gin/Ichigo (one-sided)
Desc: Aizen is usually not surprised by the things that Gin drags in; but this time, he’s not so sure.
What the Fox Dragged In (And Subsequently Kept)
Desc: Ichigo discovers Stockholm’s Syndrome at its greatest.
A Not So Subtle Seduction
The seduction begins and for Ichigo, escape is not an option.
~A Thousand Suns~
Anthem of Our Dying Day
Desc: The betrayal you can see is trivial. What is truly fearsome is the betrayal you don’t see.
Tomorrow in a Bottle
Desc: Kisuke recalls the past, even as he wakes up in the present, fighting a future he doesn’t want to see.
Burning in the Skies
Desc: Kisuke wakes from a memory, wondering what’s truth, what’s lie, and if he’ll ever forget either of them.
Desc: “What do you want most?” As if there was ever any doubt.
~The Furious Case of Ukitake Jyuushiro~
Description: Whoever said that a little honesty never hurt anyone? Obviously they’ve never met Ukitake Jyuushiro.
Description: The aftermath of Ukitake’s fury.
~ A Not So Funny Joke ~
Motivation for Murder
Description: Sometimes, even a little help goes too far.
Description: Renji was certain that someone was out to get him.
Not Quite Emo
Description: Kira is out to prove everyone wrong.
Sooner or Later
Description: Izuru has found himself again. And it’s about damn time.
Wanted: Male, Single, Captain
Description: Because honestly, in her position, her choice of dates was limited.
An Unexpected Date
Description: Funny, Toushirou couldn’t remember sending such a letter.
Description: Shunsui is very familiar with love. But heartbreak… that one is a rather new concept.
In the End
Description: Nothing really matters except the things never said.
~Ps and Qs~
Of Past and Peppermints
Description: Regrets are something Kisuke rarely allows himself, except this one.
Of Present and Proposals
Description: It is the only thing Byakuya has asked of him, and Kisuke wonders if it is something he is capable of giving.
Description: If anyone asked why, Izuru’s answer would be simple: only Ichimaru had wanted him.
Description: An easier decision than expected, Izuru escaped to the only place he had ever been wanted.
Sins of the Father
Description: It is his greatest sin and a secret Isshin keeps all to himself.
Description: There is only one thing in the world that Ryuuken wishes for.
~Next Best Thing~
Description: He yearns and wants and needs but can’t have. So Kisuke takes the next best thing. (Zangetsu/Urahara)
Description: Ichigo’s been having dreams lately. One’s too real to be mere fiction, and a little too close to home.
Description: Fair is fair. Especially when it comes to Benihime and her human. (Benihime/Ichigo)
Is This Seat Taken?
Pairing/Characters: Gin, Aizen, Ichigo, Tousen, hinted IchigoxAizen
Description: Were denizens of evil supposed to be enjoying a nice breakfast at a street cafe?
Description: “Can I just… you know, not be evil anymore?”
Description: Forgive and forget have never proven truer.
The Duality of a Man
Description: Izuru was the sort of conundrum that made a man want to peel back the layers, to find the truth behind the mask.
All the Right Reasons
Description: There was no point in leaving Soul Society if Izuru wasn’t going to change.
Take Me On the Floor
Description: Here in the Living World, Soul Society doesn’t exist, and she’s just a young woman who wants to have fun.
Description: The two of them want a woman who doesn’t exist, but Jyuushirou and Shunsui are determined to prove otherwise.
Not That Innocent
Description: Shuuhei makes several discoveries, only one of which being the importance of locking the door.
One Night Stand
Description: Shuuhei takes denial to a whole new level.