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"So…" He clears his throat, heart beating frantically in his ribcage. "W-Would you ever, you know… Want to start that future soon?" She beams again.
"It would be cool, but I know you still have to finish your studies. It's okay, I'll wait until you're done. After all, I-"
He cuts her off by pulling out a small box from his pocket, cheeks flushed.
"Orihime… Inoue Orihime," he clears his throat yet again. "I-I don't want to wait… Would you marry me?"
Tears start to sting at her eyes and she questions if she's heard right. With a stiff nod, she hugs him with a smile.
"Of course… Yes, Ichigo-kun…"