I love you, Kurosaki. I will protect you, no matter the cost. -341 SPOILERS- IchiHime.

I love you, Kurosaki.

I will protect you.

You don't need to worry about me any more. You've done enough.

But if you need to fight, then that's okay.

Because no matter the cost, I will protect you.

Even if you don't feel the same way, or even if you love Rukia more, I will help you in any way I can.

Because I love you, and you are my world.

I will not allow your efforts to be in vain, I will do everything within my power to assist you.

I love you.

I love you so much it hurts.

It hurts so much.

But if I hurt because of you, then it's okay.

It proves I'm still human.

It proves I haven't changed.

That I'm still yours.

Even if you don't want me.

I don't care anymore. These days living in this empty place, Las Noches, have taught me that I should love and cherish you even more, that I should do more to help protect you- it's not fair that you should save me all the time.

I'm sorry I wasn't corageous enough to tell you sooner.

But I'm doing my best.

So, even if you won't accept my love, even if you don't feel the same, this is my way of saying thanks.

Because you are my world.

And... done. Please tell me what you think of this oneshot, I will accept any comments you have.