The rabbit and the strawberryThick scents of flowery perfumes filled the air. The sound of cash registers and screaming infants rang out. And a foul smell that no one dared to ask about hung like a looming cloud. The outlet shopping mall; a glorious place to spend all the money you don't have on items you don't need. Ichigo glanced around the crowded mall, trying to map out the easier routes of escape. He hated this place with a passion, but today he had no choice but to venture into the dark depths of half off sales and clearance racks. Rukia had given him a Valentine's Day candy, and Ichigo had no choice but to get her a gift in thanks.More Like This
"It was just a stupid lollipop, but I can't not buy her something," Ichigo grumbled to himself as he peeked in his wallet. He could have sworn he heard his credit card cry out, but then again that could just be the child in Hello Kitty throwing a fit.
The first shop on Ichigo's list was a pet store. He knew that Rukia loved rabbits, despite their horrid smell and eerie red eyes.