"It's rare that anyone deserves to die. Even Hollows and Arrancar, in their own twisted way, are often victims, at least initially. That's why we Shinigami purify them. The person who started their afterlife, and was twisted, didn't deserve such a fate."

He squeezes a bit tighter.

"I promise you two things. I'll do everything I can to help end the threat of the Espada. And I'll do everything I can to protect the remaining Bount. Though, I have to say, I'll probably be focused on watching out for you a bit more than the others."

He winks at this.