...apped. Ran's eyes flew wide open when she saw her best friend coming at her. Rukia slammed into her like a ton of bricks and the two women crashed into the wall behind them.
"How dare you cast your eyes upon what belongs to me!" Rukia screamed in outrage as she violently backhanded Ran into another wall.
"Rukia! What the hell are you doing? I'm your best friend!" Ran rose to her feet as Rukia stalked toward her again.
"Best friends do not covet that which is not theirs," Rukia's claws and fangs had lengthened as the demon within her anticipated the impending carnage.
"Rukia, you've got to stop this now! I don't know what is wrong with you …it's not like we haven't shared men before!" Ran shouted as her anger and confusion overwhelmed her. The small virago screeched in rage and flew at Rangiku again.
"Rukia…" Ichigo was once again clad in his black silk pants as he tried to restrain Rukia. How in hell's fire was tiny Rukia able to cause this massive amount of damage-what was she, super midget? He didn't know what was going on here-he just knew that he couldn't let ditzy Ran get pulverized over nothing, so he spoke up. "Stop this, aijin¸ Ran didn't mean anything by her comments-it's just the way she is. Since she says you are best friends, surely you know this?"
Rukia slowly turned her attention toward Ichigo's tall,...