...ia shrieked and elbowed him hard in the ribs, "You had me worried!" Ichigo just chuckled and rubbed his sore ribs while they both sat up and went about getting dressed. When they were both finished, Ichigo pulled Rukia close and inhaled her fresh scent, "I wish we could stay here forever..."
Rukia gasped and raised panicked eyes to his, "Oh no, we have to go!"
Ichigo looked completely confused by her 180, "Why?" he asked, truly puzzled.
"Because, your sisters will be at the villa soon...I sent Ran to help them pack and move over here and we've already been here a couple of hours so..." Rukia didn't finish her sentence as she caught sight of Ichigo's unintentional reaction.
His eyes dulled and his shoulders slumped as though he carried the weight of the world on them. "Ichigo?" She asked cautiously.
Ichigo seemed to mentally shake himself and gave her a smile. She knew right away that his smile was completely forced and her guilt slammed back into her full-force. They may have affirmed their love for one another, but Rukia knew that Ichigo would never forget this betrayal and he would probably never trust her again. "I didn't know what else to do...we told them they would be coming here today, so I thought it might be best to just get this over with and deal with the fallout."
Rukia was unnerved by his vacant star...