Families aren't meant to see each other after they part ways in death. I thought good riddance as the hollow ate away at me, and even laughed as the bone cracked to reveal my espada state. I stopped laughing when the 15th numeros was born. It was then I realized fate was snickering behind my back.
Ilforte always did things I never expected. Said things I never thought I'd hear, it was only when he said that he planned on taking my spot as the 8th espada did I label him as truly spontaneous, as well as an idiot.
We fought a lot. Then again, siblings always did fight. Ours just consisted of clashing zanpaktou's, snide remarks and me getting the upper hand of my brother's short fuse. It was then he realized the truth that he wasn't stronger then me anymore.
I heard him say I live in a fantasy world when I'm in my lab. It's true, with all these new forms of technology around me, the power to execute, experiment and the torture… it was like I was living in a w