Note: I don't own Bleach.

Treats or Tricks?

Ichigo had agreed to accompany his two sisters while they went Trick or Treating. Which left Isshin by himself to dole out candy to whoever knocked on his door. So when yet another child knocked on his door, he put on his gorrilla mask again and ran to the door with a huge bowl of candy.

Isshin opened the door and immediately went, "Grr, who's coming to my door!" Now, usually, after that, he'd take his mask off, laugh, and ask the child or children what they were supposed to be dressed up as. But this child was...different. He immediately knew what he was dressed up as.

"Ooh. look! It's a ghostie! One that's dressed up as one of the Captains of the Thirteen Court Guard Squads!" Isshin gasped.

"What the hell?" Hitsugaya Toshiro felt one of his veins pound in his head. "Is that Isshin-dono under that stupid mask and in that even more stupid gigai?"

"Surprise!" Isshin yelled, taking off his mask.

"Where's Ichigo?" Toshiro demanded.

"Well, is that any way to greet your old captain? My son is out with his sisters, trick or treating like normal kids do on this night. But, since you're here, and since you're all dressed up like a captain, how about some candy?"

"I'm dressed this way because I am a Captain!"

"Of course you are. But you'll always be my little child fuku-taicho in my heart," Isshin grinned.

Toshiro was really annoyed now. "Ugh, like father like son! I am Hitsugaya-taicho, both to you, and to Ichigo, and I'd appreciate it if you reminded him to refer to me as such!"

"I knew I'd be leaving Squad Ten in good hands with you, Toshiro-kun. As for Ichigo, I taught him better manners than that! But, I'm afraid I can't remind him to call you Hitsugaya-taicho, because Ichigo and his sisters don't know about my past," Isshin reminded him.

Toshiro frowned deeply. "Don't you think you ought to say something to Ichigo?"

"What for?" Isshin shrugged. "I'm not going back to the Seireitei..."

"Don't be so sure about that, Kurosaki-taicho..." Toshiro responded cryptically, then took a lone chocolate bar and used shunpo to retreat quickly.

"A ghost, indeed..." Isshin breathed, then shut the door.