Thinking about the more recent chapters on the manga, I think I've come up with a possible explanation for all the strange happenings centered around the Soul King, Pernida Parnkgjas, and Yhwach. The Soul King is shown to have no limbs, but two of them have been seen, being Mimihagi, his right hand, and Pernida Parnkgjas, his left hand. Pernida, however, is on the side of the Quincies, the people who killed the Spirit King, and Yhwach, the first Quincy, has called the Soul King "father". All of these facts confused me, at first, but I think I may have a theory that explains them.
I remembered when the manga briefly talking about when Yamamoto and Unohana were younger, when the Gotei 13 had just been formed and I thought if maybe it had all …
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