59. Bitter Silence
Kira Izuru and Hisagi Shuuhei sat quietly in the 3rd Division offices, enjoying one another's company. The two fukutaichou had been quietly and casually seeing one another in the months that had passed since their respective taichou had been revealed to be traitors. They had started out as drinking buddies for Matsumoto Rangiku and then had moved on to spending time alone, sitting in bitter silence, once Matsumoto had gone to the world of the living on a mission. Neither of the men had much to say. They were both disappointed in themselves for having been so blind and following men like Ichimaru and Tousen. But they never had the need to explain that, since the other already knew. They had found a kindred spirit, someone who understood perfectly the feelings they had kept virtually hidden from the rest of their Shinigami comrades.
The silence suited them perfectly. They were both serious minded men for the most part. They were comfortable enough with the other