Chapter 544: Walking With Watchers
After being silent in the last chapter Ishida actually opens his mouth for a change.
His first question to the king is to why he annouced Uryuu to be his successor, also questioning the way he announced it.
Juha stands up only needs to say a few words to explain his reasoning. He immidiatly asks Uryuu the question; “Why are you alive right now?” That is enough for Ishida to know what he is talking about.
Ishinn explained this to ichigo a while back so no need for me to go into that event again. But in order to regain himself, 9 years ago, he drew power away from all the half-blood Quincy(killing his mother and Ichigo’s mother). Ishida also, is not a pure-blood. So, what did he leave. The only Quincy that survived that ritual.(this makes me think Juha is probably might know that Ryuuken is alive, but he is just playing Ishida atm.)
For Ishida to survive that makes Juha believe that the young man has something special that can surpass the king.
The scene changes to a sternritter who apparently enjoys killing a random subordinate when she is pissed off(we’ve never seen that before…) And it introduces a group of girly girl characters who are probably lower tier Sternritter and acting as her direct subordinates.
Haschwalth arrives as his own quarters, greeted by a worried assistant. The man knows more than the others and explains the reasoning of Juha.
Juha probably doesn’t trust Ishida just yet so he created a situation where basically every Sternritter will be closely watching him, judging him, measuring him. Meaning if he walks around on his own his life could be ended quite swiftly forcing him to the only man the Sternritter wouldn’t want to face. The king himself.
We switch location again to Hueco Mundo. Apparently Inoue and Sado are being kept busy by Urahara Kisuku. Also the mystery Arrancar is still part of the group. I think the most likely person to be that is Grimmmjaw. But we will not be shown that for a little while longer it seems.
Kisuke as usual is not sitting still and seems to be working hard to figuring out the secret behind the Bankai stealing device, by the looks of it.
Hopefully we will see a bit more details of their activities next time out.