"Well guys, you see, I've been promoted. I'm the new captain of squad 5, Momo is my lieutenant."
"What? Ichigo, when were you planning on telling us this?" Tatsuki screamed after Ichigo finally told them who the mysterious young girl was.
"Well, you see, I couldn't find the right opportunity."Ichigo explained, secretly hoping his friends wouldn't get too upset. "But the thing is," he continued on, "the situation has changed. There is something happening in the soul society. I have to go help out."
"But Ichigo, what will we tell everyone at school?" Keigo whined, upset that he was invariably going to be left out again. "Oh, you'll figure it out, Asano." Orihime chimed in, unhelpfully.
"Yeah, we're going with Ichigo." Chad confirmed, causing Ichigo to interrupt,
"Momo and I can go through the senkaimon like any other soul reaper. You guys will have to stay behind." He told them, "If I need you, you can come, but if not, you'll be here. Got it? Whenever you're ready, Momo, we'll go, but t