Not Quite as Planned is a For Want of a Nail Bleach fanfic written by cerokun.The story begins with Ichigo in the Shattered Shaft, trying to regain his Shinigami powers. Unfortunately, it takes Ichigo a little too long to figure out how to find his powers in his crumbling Inner World. Fortunately, he manages to grab his powers at the absolute last second, becoming an Arrancar instead of a pure Hollow. Being Ichigo, he doesn't let this little setback stop him and the planned invasion of Soul Society continues... with a few modifications. Epicness and hilarity soon follow.Not Quite as Planned covers the entirety of the Soul Society Arc. The sequel, Still Not Going as Planned, picks up immediately after the first ends.
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