Pairing: Rukia Kuchiki/Ichigo Kurosaki
Fic Title: Hello, Again
Author: hello heartbreak
Rating/Warning(s): T / character death
Genre: Humor, Romance, Post-Canon
Why This Must Be Read: Because it's the perfect ending, with Ichigo old and grey ready to die and Rukia waiting to bring him back to the Soul Society. This piece really captures their slightly odd at times relationship, leave it to Rukia and Ichigo to ruin such a solemn moment.
He doesn't bother squinting to find out where she is, because she always enters through the window. It doesn't matter where he is – his room, the kitchen, the hospital – she never uses the door.