The re-occuring theme of religion makes me think that Aizen (lucifer) is a "fallen angel" (fallen captain) from "God" (Spirit King) and has decended from Heaven (soul society) and become the leader of hell (Hueco Mundo). Maybe he was the Spirit Kings "right hand angel" or main body guard which would explain his superior abilities to all other Shinigamis. Forbidden fruit = Orb that changes people into hollows. How did he evade the spirit king and become a captain in Soul Society? By disguising his true self with his Shikais abilities. Maybe the Aizen we see (if that is his real name) isn't even what he actually looks like.
Aizen has been orcherstrating ichigo's development for his own gain. He know's of Ichigo's Vas…
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