I hear that POW. Soul Society's primary reasons for existing is to Balance souls and keep the Universe from crashing (or something like that, but as far as Shinigamis I have trouble thinking they would routinely convert shinigamis to Zanpakutous. I am not even convinced that Ouetsu's comments actually interpret to mean that, besides this page implies that shinigamis who die become humans.
Originally Posted by POW
If they remain in Soul Society as Zanpakutous, then that would upset the balance in favour of Soul Society, I suppose requiring more Rukongais killed in exchange. I guess then it comes down to what Ouetsu was really saying..I could be wrong, but I hope I'm not.
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