Discuss the (possible) existence of the VL here and try to keep the other threads clean.
I still don't think that the top espada were VL. They could possibly be close to the same strength/evolution of a VL, but I don't think they were. I do not count Ulquiorra into that list.
We need a clean and proper translation of the Databook, not a sketchy hunch translation. Maybe kuroihikai could clear it up?