To tell you the truth I also stopped watching the anime after the Arrancar arc. The series just mentally and emotionally felt over for me, and Ichigo as a character just seemed "finished" for me and I wasn't motivated to continue. I glance at the manga now from time to time just to keep up with major plot stuff going on but other than that...
Wow you have some very poetic fans Onyx ^_^ I'm hanging out here just to read and reread their quotes Very beautiful picture I always loved masks because they obscure the identity of the wearer while at the same time hinting at his or her personality within
-looks at the piece- You could not have chosen a better time to post a portrait like this.... "...and with a fearful urge and need, she willingly offered her hand to the darkness, to touch the world she knew naught of..."
-nods- Thank you. But question? Would he pull her into embrace, protecting her from all other wretched evils like himself, or simply devower her for himself? When her purity touches his darkness he will desire her in some way or another. Will he more closer to the light himself, or plunge her into the darkness?