...o you can drop the sex-starved act." Ichigo just grinned at her in response. "Have you no remorse for what you've done to Rukia?"
Ichigo's eyes hardened instantly and his smile disappeared. His voice deepened with the rage that still coursed through his veins, "Remorse? You expect me to feel bad about what I did to that deceitful..." Ichigo didn't finish but instead gritted his teeth in anger and leveled a serious stare at Retsu, "Do you have any idea what she did to me? Do you know what she said to my little sisters? The disgusting words she used to describe the brother they loved?" As his voice broke, Ichigo looked quickly away, not wanting the pain he felt to be noticed by the older woman. "She didn't get a fraction of the pain she deserved," he said as he pulled harshly against the chains, "As soon as I'm free, that bitch is going to pay for what she did," he declared grimly.
Unohana Retsu was a very perceptive woman and she saw the deep hurt that he was trying desperately to conceal. Even in his demon form, this young man's pain was a palpable thing and she could not help but feel it. "Ichigo, I'm well aware of what she did to you and it was...horrible. She told me about every hateful word she said but you can't use that as an excuse to lose yourself." She saw him pause in his struggle, "You're a good man in spite of what you've done. I understand why you turned to the drugs and that because of them, you're not yourself. Rukia i...