"Masaki, now an university student, often came to laugh at me, how I looked in a white robe," Isshin narrated his life story. He mentioned how they went to see a movie together, how she was like the sun and everything turned around her. "And then you were born," he concluded.

"Didn't you leave out something?" Ichigo asked.

"Like what?" Isshin tilted his head.

"You don't know?" his son raised an eyebrow.

"No," the old shinigami shrugged. "What?"

"There should have been something before that," the redhead stated.

"Like what?"

"You really can't tell? You left out something rather important from your story."

"I did?" The elder Kurosaki looked confused. "I can't think of anything."

Ichigo sighed. His father could really be thick sometimes. It looked like he had to spell it out.

"So when did you get married?"

Isshin made a funny face and scratched his head.

"Uh... ehm... you see..."