When the strange, split reiatsu flooded over Jyuushiro's doorstep, he felt Shunsui, who had been asleep on the roof, suddenly stir and appear by his side in a pop of flash step.
They opened the front door together.
A slender man with long dark hair and a girl with a smile like new morning stood there. Jyuushiro stepped out into the sunshine and handed her a piece of candy.
"You two survived us," the man stated.
"Can we stay with you?" asked the girl.
"Certainly," Shunsui answered.
Jyuushiro thought that answer for both, but added his own touch. "Welcome home."