A story commission from Mashugana.
Hayden sighed, adjusting his bag on his shoulder, wishing, for a moment, that he'd decided to drive, even if it wasn't raining today.
It wasn't bad out... Summer was coming to a close, so it wasn't too hot, even in the middle of the afternoon. This morning, when he'd headed to campus, it had been perfect, and the decision had been easy; now, after a day of college, and his work-study at the library, he was less certain. It would have been nice to be able to just get into his car, drive the couple minutes to the apartment he was renting, and be done with it.
Of course, the ability to walk there and back was a big reason why he'd decided to go off-campus in the first place. If he'd gone too far from school, he'd have to find the money for rent and gas... The apartment wasn't too much more than living in a dorm, which he'd hated in his first year there, and he could swing that... Unfortunately, as convenient as it would have been, he couldn't afford it and the gas to drive back and forth every day.
The walk wasn't that long, but, compared to how quickly he could have made it home on wheels, it felt like it at times. He still needed to finish up the homework he hadn't gotten done while he was working, and then he'd have to walk in the other direction for his part-time job at the local sandwich shop. The place was nice enough, as were the owners... All of it, combined, however, seemed like the trip to campus; he could do it, it was just starting to feel old. He wasn't sure how he could have time to be bored, when there was no time to do anything else, yet somehow, he was managing it.
He sighed again as the music in his earbuds shifted to a song he didn't like, reaching for the controls on the wire connecting them to the phone in his pocket. There was about a 50/50 chance of them actually doing what he told them to do, so, obviously, they skipped back to the beginning of the song again, only to do the exact same thing when he tried the other button. Holding the second button down turned the volume up, and left the music playing.
"Come on," he rolled his eyes, stopping in his tracks. He would have thought, by now, he'd know how to work the dumb things... He didn't know if they were broken, or simply incompatible with his phone, but they only sometimes obeyed his commands. There were cheap, new pairs at the campus bookstore he could have bought, if he weren't so stubborn, and determined to figure out the secret to these ones... That, and he'd rather save up for a pair of wireless ones.
He unlocked his phone, preparing to skip the song manually - even though the earbuds were supposed to keep him from having to do that - when he saw a flash of light from the corner of his vision. He turned, just in time to jump out of the way as somebody nearly ran straight into him. He was surprisingly used to that, although it was generally some douchey frat bro on a jog or something, expecting him to get out of their way instead of bothering to alter their path.
This time was different, however... For one, it was a girl, a beautiful one with long legs and a tiny skirt, who was breathing hard, but didn't seem to be running. For another, she hadn't been coming down the sidewalk towards him, or from behind; she'd appeared from the side, somehow, despite the fence that ran along the opposite side of the sidewalk from the road.
"Whoa!" he exclaimed, seeing the girl nearly lose her balance after trying to avoid him, coming close to tumbling into the ongoing traffic. He stepped forward, grabbing her by the arm, keeping her on her feet. "Are you okay? Where did you...?"
He turned back towards her, words failing him as he got a better at her. She seemed to be around his age, and like the kind of person he'd never get up the courage to speak to, in normal circumstances. The first thing his eyes had been drawn to were her legs, likely because so much of them were bare beneath her skirt, but she was completely gorgeous, despite the strange outfit she was wearing.
He'd never seen anyone wearing anything like it in real life, unless it was from a picture of somebody cosplaying an anime character. It looked like a Japanese school uniform, except with a skirt far shorter than any school would possibly regulate, and made out of a shimmering, blue fabric that matched the girl's hair. It must have been a wig, he thought, since he couldn't imagine any hair dye managing to produce that shade...
The strangest part, however, wasn't that; it was what was beneath the girl's skirt. He wasn't trying to look, but, really, it was impossible to miss, bulging beneath it, the tiny bit of fabric barely attempting to hide it. It was clearly a diaper, pure white except for the landing strip for the tapes, which matched the girl's hair and skirt perfectly.
Was this a prank?! Or maybe some anime fans filming something for Youtube. But... Those clothes, and the wig - if that was what it was, although the longer he stared at her hair, the more real it appeared - looked almost too real. "Are you a cosplayer?" he asked automatically. What anime would have one of its characters wear a diaper, though? He didn't watch a ton, and he'd never heard of any... He supposed it was possible, no matter how unlikely it seemed.
She blushed, realizing his gaze had shifted from her hair back down to her diaper. "Stop staring, idiot!" she commanded, tugging at her skirt uselessly, her tone more authoritative than he would have expected from anyone wearing what she had on. "Look, I'm sorry for almost running into you, and thanks for helping me out, but I don't have time for this."
"Okay," he nodded, though he couldn't help his curiosity. "Because you're...?"
She glared at him, not taking the bait. "Don't worry about it." She pulled out her cell phone - although, from where, he wasn't able to tell - and drew a symbol on its blank screen with her finger. It came to life, and Hayden thought, for a moment, the girl must be using some kind of heavy skin, since it didn't look like either Android or iOS.
Suddenly, a hole opened up in the fence, like a black hole had appeared behind it and sucked part of it away, leaving a dark void for a split second before it lit up, a sparkling light tracing the edges, making it look like a circle of lightning, a foot off the ground. "Whoa!" his eyes widened. "I-Is that... Do you have a projector?" He didn't know of any that could have fit onto a phone like that, or could make images that looked so real, but he was sure it must have been expensive, so he likely just hadn't paid any attention if he'd heard about it, since there was no way he'd be able to afford it.
"Thanks again," she gave him a salute, then leaped into the hole.
It should have been impossible... The fence was there, had been there since long before Hayden started going to college, and while there were some small holes here and there, none were big enough for anyone, much less that girl, to fit through. And then, of course, there was the lighting circle itself, which, against all odds, was still there, even without her phone to project it.
"What the...?" he frowned, reaching out tentatively, thoroughly confounded by what he'd witnessed. The light around the perimeter of the hole sparked, grew larger for a moment, and then contracted, getting smaller and smaller, closing itself, vanishing...
Hayden gasped as he saw his outstretched hand doing the same thing, the tips of his fingers appearing to dissolve away into light, apparently having gotten too close to the hole. "Wait!" he had time to exclaim before it sped up, the light racing up his arm. Reflexively, he let his phone fall out of his other hand, earbuds pulled from his ears as the cable reached its limit during the tumble, trying to bat the light away before it could get to his body... But it was already too late.
"Where have you been?!" was the next thing he heard, as he winced, wondering if he was going to hear anything at all after watching his whole body explode into twinkling lights.
"I-I..." he started to answer, even though he didn't recognize the voice, not knowing how to explain what had happened to him. Suddenly, there were four pairs of eyes on him, and, before he knew it, three girls were surrounding him, dressed like the one with blue hair, right down, funnily enough, to the diapers.
"Who are you?" the first demanded. She was the tallest, her hair, skirt, and landing strip of her diaper a deep purple, glimmering brass knuckles glinting on her hands as she balled them into fists.
"Look," the smallest, and youngest by far, whose color seemed to be pink, hissed, hiding behind a shield of light. "He's not wearing a diaper!"
The last one's color was yellow, and, naturally, she fell between the other two in size, though she skewed closer to the pink-haired girl, some kind of wand or scepter with a star on the end clutched in her hands. "What do you think it means?"
"Isn't it obvious?" the purple-haired one rolled her eyes. "He's working with the White Queen!"
"Whoa, whoa, whoa!" Hayden held up his hands, heart pounding. "I-I don't know who that is! O-Or who you are, or..."
"Chill out!" In a flash of light, the blue-haired girl from before was beside him. "It's okay! He isn't with her!"
"Then why wasn't he affected?" the pink-haired one asked from behind her shield.
"Because he's not from here! I panicked, and my portal took me somewhere else, and... I guess he tagged along." The blue-haired girl shrugged.
The yellow-haired girl glared at both of them, then, angrily, smacked the blue-haired girl with her wand. "You scared us, dummy! We thought you were gone forever!"
"Ow!" the other girl rubbed her arm. "I told you, I panicked! It wasn't my fault! That thing was about to hit me, and... Wait, where is it?"
"Where are we?!" Hayden added. "I don't know what's happeni...!"
He hadn't even really had time to process where he was until then, but, as he looked around and saw a classroom, not too dissimilar to the one he'd been in before going to work at the library, the door burst open, and in came...
A potty. A green, plastic, potty, the face of a frog molded into the front, eyes painted on the front in white and black, a wide smile right below it. It would have been adorable, if it were gigantic... Although, honestly, it was still pretty cool.
"It found us!" the yellow-haired girl squealed. "We're cornered here!"
"No, we're not!" the purple-haired one said, turning and punching the window, which shattered into a million pieces of glass, Hayden flinching at the sound. "We'll have more room in the courtyard!"
Before Hayden could say, or do, anything more, the blue-haired girl grabbed his arm, pulled him through another portal, and they were outside, staring up at the broken window two floors above them. The pink-haired girl jumped out the window, dragging the yellow-haired one out with her, the shield extending beneath them, making room for both as it gently fluttered to the ground. A moment later, the purple-haired girl flipped out of the window, hanging by one arm for a moment before kicking off the wall, spinning in the air, and landing perfectly.
"What is going on?!" Hayden demanded, pulling free of the blue-haired girl's hand. "Where are we?! Who are you?!"
"Watch out!" the pink-haired girl pointed upwards, and Hayden glanced back at the window, seeing the huge potty sitting at the edge of the windowsill, seeming to stare down at them with its painted on eyes. For a moment, it sat there, doing nothing, then it began to tip forwards, falling, end over end.
"How are we supposed to stop this thing?!" the yellow-haired girl whined as they all ran away in different directions, while the blue-haired girl reached out for Hayden's arm again, teleporting with him behind a bench.
"Seriously!" he rolled his eyes. "I want an explanation! This is insane... Why are you all so afraid of that thing? Do you really not want to be potty-trained that badly?!"
"We are potty-trained, you moron!" she smacked him on the back of the head. "And so was the rest of the world, before this morning..."
Emica yawned and stretched, squirming happily beneath her covers, lazily turning over to look at her alarm clock and see how much longer she'd get to snuggle there.
"What the heck?!" she squealed. "Why didn't you wake me up, you stupid phone?!"
She grabbed for her cell phone, drawing the mystic symbol to summon the spirit who lived in there, who had given her powers in exchange for her allowing it to take up residence in there, but she was afraid she already knew the answer. "Kioka?" she said uncertainly, nibbling her bottom lip when there was no response.
"Ugh," she threw her head back in disgust. "Stupid White Queen!" She tossed her covers aside, wondering what that awful villain had done this time, only to gasp in surprise at what she saw there, sticking out from beneath her pajama shirt.
"Mooom!" she yelled, hopping out of bed, stomping through the house. "This isn't funny! I haven't wet the bed in years! And I'm a college student now, you can't...!"
She froze in the kitchen doorway, flabbergasted at the sight that awaited her on the other side. There was her mother, as usual, sipping some coffee. Beneath her typical suit, however, there was a definite bulge.
"What are you talking about, silly?" she smiled. "There's nothing wrong with wetting the bed. It's only natural."
Emica groaned. "Oh, no," she sighed. Had the White Queen really stooped this low?!
"What's wrong?" her mother asked. "Did you make a stinky? Do you need a change before you go to classes?"
"Classes!" Emica yelped. "I-I gotta get ready!"
She got dressed in record time, her fears confirmed when her underwear drawer was filled with nothing but diapers, and again when she rushed to the bathroom to brush her teeth, and found a changing stand there, filled with supplies, in place of a toilet. Her mother had a piece of toast ready for her as she dashed back through the kitchen and out the door, a bit slower than usual with the unfamiliar bulk between her legs.
Of course, it wasn't completely unfamiliar... Emica blushed, thinking of how she hadn't noticed the feeling of padding until she'd seen it there. When she told her friends about it, she was definitely going to change that part... No matter what she'd said to her mom - and was glad not to be contradicted over - she'd wet the bed off and on all through high school, and, now and then, into the beginning of her college career. It might have been fair to say it had been a year since it had happened, or a bit longer... 'Years', plural, was pushing it.
Mio, unsurprisingly, was the most upset by it. As soon as they all had their first break from class, they met up at their usual spot - an unused classroom in the basement of one of the school buildings - Mio pacing back and forth angrily, the toddle her diaper gave her only making her look more adorable. Emica wouldn't have thought that was possible... Mio was a prodigy, had skipped several grades, was much smarter than any of the rest of the team despite her younger age. She hated to be reminded of the age difference, or told how cute she was... But Emica couldn't help herself.
"Look at you!" she scooped the girl up into her arms mid-stride, Mio's feet kicking helplessly. "Those suit you so well!"
"Stop it!" Mio whined. "You are the worst! I don't know why I put up with you!"
"Leave her alone, Emica," Aneko rolled her eyes.
Emica pouted, but did as she was told. She'd been the first one to get her powers, and was the leader of the group... Aneko was a year ahead of the rest of them, though, and, as their senior, she still had plenty of authority on her own, even before she pointed out, "You're the one who's wet, anyway, so I'd say they suit you better."
"Eww!" Mio wrinkled her nose. "Seriously, Emica?!"
Emica blushed, opening her mouth to defend herself. Thankfully, Sana spoke up first. "What choice does she have? Have you looked in the 'bathrooms'? They're just changing tables now..."
"She could hold it," Mio grumbled, crossing her arms. "Like the grown-up she's supposed to be." From the way she was squirming, it was clear she wasn't too far off of sharing the same fate.
"Nobody I've talked to even remembers what toilets are," Aneko told them. "It's like the Queen made them all vanish."
"Then what are we going to do?!" Emica groaned, tapping at her phone in annoyance, wishing Kioka would show up and help her out. Whenever the White Queen had worked one of her spells, though, it created too much interference for the spirit to speak... All it could do in times like that was offer them their transformation power. "I miss the days when she'd just make everyone's toasters come alive and attack them... At least then I knew how to deal with it..."
"The first thing we should do," Sana replied, "is get you a dry diaper so you don't get a rash. Other than that, all we can do is wait."
And wait they did, through the whole school day, all of them, even the big, tough, Aneko, having to give in and wet themselves at least once before their classes were over. They were all much quieter, more subdued, when they met back up again in the empty classroom.
"What are we gonna do if the White Queen just... doesn't do anything?" Emica asked. "What if she just leaves things like this?"
"She won't!" Mio stomped her foot, clutching her tummy. "Sh-She can't..."
"Mio," Sana knelt down beside the girl, putting a hand on her arm. "I know it's embarrassing, but maybe you should just... go."
"Sh-Shut up!" Mio's eyes widened as she looked around at the other two. "Y-You weren't supposed to say anything, dummy!"
Emica frowned. "But I thought you already..." A grin formed on her face. "Oh, my God, Mio! Are you actually going to...?"
"No!" Mio growled, stomping her foot again. "Thanks, Sana!" She grunted, bending forward. "Th-There has to be a real bathroom somewhere in this place..."
"Where are you going, Mio?" Aneko rolled her eyes, watching the smaller girl head for the door. "We don't have time for this, we have to come up with a plan!"
Mio was already gone, managing to wait until she was out in the halls to clamp her hands to the seat of her diaper as she waddled her way down the hall, determined to find some way to escape this humiliating, babyish fate.... Or at least keep from succumbing to it while she was anywhere near her teammates. "I just need a potty," she sniffed, not caring about sounding immature in her desperation, when there was nobody around to hear. "Just one potty..."
And that was when it appeared. It always seemed like the White Queen was listening in on them, watching them, waiting for just the right moment to send her minions after them... Mio didn't know how she was doing that, or if it was simply her imagination, though this was another piece of evidence that there might be more to it than that. She gasped as the giant, green thing appeared in the hallway ahead of her, looming even taller than her - not that it took much - and inching closer...
"N-No!" She felt the diaper beneath her hands expand outwards, her bowels giving in, either from her having tried to hold them too long, or fear, or both, her nose wrinkling as the warm mush began to pour out of her. Her phone, and her transformation, was right in her pocket, but she couldn't move, couldn't do anything except continue to poop her pants, while the potty approached...
"Mio, I'm sorry, all right?" she heard Sana's voice behind her. "They were going to find out eventually, and... Oh, crap."
Mio didn't dare take her eyes off the monster ahead of her - and didn't want to look her friend in the eye while she was in the midst of this - but she saw the flash of light and color that meant Sana was transforming, and, a moment later, a portal opened beside her, Sana stepping out of it, hair blue now, in her uniform.... Which still had a diaper underneath the skirt. "Let's go!"
"W-Wait!" Mio squeaked out, the potty giving one final hop, then starting to shake, before Sana yanked her into the portal, both of them tumbling out into the classroom. Mio's nose wrinkled as she fell flat on her mushy bottom.
"Ugh," Emica groaned. "Even the transformation doesn't get rid of these things?" She poked at her diaper unhappily.
"That's not what's important, Emica!" Sana shook her head. "You need to change, now!"
Emica looked offended. "No, I don't! Mio's the stinky one."
"Sh-Shut up!" Mio blushed.
Before anything else could be said, the door burst open, and the potty was standing there, looking in at them with its blank stare. "Aww," Emica giggled. "It's kinda..."
It began to shake again, and, this time, it split in half at the smile, opening up to reveal a long, wet tongue. "Eww!" Emica quickly changed her tone.
"Transform!" Sana yelled, leaping forward to get the monster's attention while her friends got out their cell phones. She could see Emica getting surrounded by a yellow light, Mio a pink one, Aneko a purple one.... But there wasn't enough time. She opened up a portal behind them that led to another classroom, on a higher floor, shouted at them to, "Go!", then turned, and saw the potty's tongue lashing out at her.
She opened up another portal for herself, hoping her friends would make it through the first before it closed, and leapt in, only to find herself outside, in a whole other world, one where the White Queen's spell clearly hadn't taken place.
Hayden couldn't help himself, glancing over towards the smallest girl. It seemed like her diaper was clean now, at least, probably thanks to the transformation. He was getting a pretty clear view now, too, as she struggled to block the potty's lashing tongue with her shield, while Aneko wound up for a punch behind her, as Emica hid behind a water fountain, shooting tiny, seemingly ineffective, balls of light at it, which bounced off the plastic uselessly. "So... You guys have to stop that thing?"
"That's the idea," Sana nodded. "Just stay here, out of the way, and I'll get you home as soon as we're done."
"Wait!" Hayden exclaimed. "Can I... help?"
Sana paused, looking him up and down. "What are you going to do?"
He didn't really have an answer for that. He doubted many people had experience with what was happening here, and he definitely wasn't one of them... As insane as it was, though, it was definitely more exciting than his normal life, than spending all day studying, or at one of his two jobs...
"Sana!" Aneko yelled. "We could use your help here!"
Sana gave Hayden one more look, then opened a portal and stepped through, appearing behind Mio's shield. She was a second too late, however, Aneko having grown impatient, pushing the shield aside and rushing straight at the monster.
"Aneko!" Sana portalled again, appearing beside her friend just in time to get knocked over by the potty's tongue, right before it wound its way around Aneko's body. The girl gasped, trying to push the tongue away, to punch at it to make it release, the purple color draining out of her hair, her clothes transforming into something more like what a normal college girl would wear, as she was lifted up, dropped into top of the potty's head.
"All right," Emica declared, eyes flaring yellow. "That's enough!" She stepped out from her hiding spot, holding her wand above her head. "By the power of light, and color, I hereby banish you into oblivion!"
A beam of rainbow light shot out of her wand, Sana barely managing to roll herself out of its way, into another portal, Mio stumbling backwards, falling onto her diapered bottom, at the force of it. Hayden had to raise an arm to cover his eyes until it had faded, and, when he lowered it again... the potty was still standing.
"N-No way," Emica gasped, swaying, barely catching herself on the water fountain, exhausted. Hayden found Sana on the other side of the courtyard, trying to catch her breath as well. Mio was still sitting in front of the potty, looking at her friend, too, when the tongue batted aside her shield, wrapping around her tiny body.
"N-No!" she whimpered, struggling uselessly, the pink draining from her.
Hayden surveyed the scene, seeing the heroes seemingly defeated, knowing this was, at least partially, his fault. He still didn't know what to do, but he knew he owed the girls something, so he stepped forward, spotting Mio's phone on the ground where she'd dropped it. As he watched the girl being brought closer and closer to the potty's seat, where Aneko had been deposited, he closed his eyes, trying to remember the symbol he'd seen Sana draw on her phone's screen.
Suddenly, he was surrounded by pink light. His eyes opened, looked down at himself, cheeks burning as he saw that pink light emanating from his feet, creeping upwards, changing his ratty old sneakers into the shoes he'd seen Mio wearing a few moments earlier, looking almost like ballet slippers, especially with the ribbons winding their way up his legs as the light moved further and further up...
Or, rather, her legs. It was disorienting, seeing them there, but it was clear that's what they were, his whole body shrinking, feminizing, as the transformation went on, turning his jeans into the tiny, sailor skirt... Complete with a thick diaper underneath. When it reached his head, his hair lengthened, turned pink, pulled itself into the twin ponytails Mio's hair had been styled in, leaving him... as her.
He felt so small, standing there like this, so bashful, feeling the bulk of the diaper between his thighs, while he tugged at the miniscule skirt... But he didn't have time to worry about that now. He had to figure out some way to stop this monster.
Without thinking, he rushed forward, towards its open mouth. There were lots of strange symbols on the phone screen, but he'd only really seen Mio do one thing with her powers, so he took his chances, shoving the phone forward, pushing one of the icons, and summoning a shield. Another screen appeared, much easier to interpret, and he turned it all the way up, expanding the shield as big as it would go, splitting the potty in half, and cutting a deep groove into the ground beneath it.
The potty monster vanished in a shower of light, Aneko tumbling to the ground, Mio landing on top of her a moment later. Hayden blushed, feeling guilty to have stolen the smaller girl's body, and powers, but proud of himself for having saved the day.
Or so he thought.
"What the hell did you do?!" Emica stumbled forward, leaning on her wand.
"I... I beat it," Hayden squeaked, shocked at how tiny his voice sounded.
"You can't just destroy it, you idiot!" Sana yelled at him from the other side. "We were supposed to break the spell on it first!"
"Oh, this is bad," Emica shook her head, fumbling with her phone, which suddenly sprang to life, starting to float, a face appearing on it. "W-We can still fix this, right, Kioka?"
"I'm afraid not," the phone replied. "There's nothing I can do now... I can appear now, which means the White Queen's spell has ended... Successfully, this time."
"No!" Mio wailed, scrambling to her feet and toddling over to the phone, diaper drooping heavily below her dress now that she was no longer transformed. "Y-You mean there's no way to get the potties back?!"
"Not without defeating the White Queen herself," Kioka told them. "And I'm afraid you girls aren't ready for that yet. Wait... Mio, if you're here, who is...?"
Hayden pushed another icon on the phone's screen, turning back into himself. "I-I was just trying to help," he said, offering the phone back to Mio. "I-I didn't know..."
"Oh, my," Kioka chirped. "That's why I told you girls never to let anyone else borrow your phones."
"Thanks a lot, dude," Sana glared at Hayden. "The whole world is stuck in diapers now, thanks to you!"
"What are you guys talking about?" Aneko finally spoke up. "What else would we do, if we didn't have diapers? Hey, how are you making your phone float like that, Emica?"
"This isn't funny, Aneko," Emica rolled her eyes. "You know how Kioka works."
"Kioka?" Aneko frowned. "Who's that?"
"Oh, no!" Kioka exclaimed. "Aneko was captured by the Queen's monster, wasn't she? Since you didn't end the spell properly, she must have had her memories erased!"
"I-It's nothing!" Mio improvised. "It's just a new app Emica is trying out... You don't have to worry about it! Thanks for helping me study today!"
Aneko looked around, confused, then shrugged. "Yeah, no problem." She patted the pockets on her jeans. "Hey, did you guys see my phone?"
Mio shook her head innocently. "I bet it's in your bag still." As the older girl headed into the building, she scooped the phone up off the ground. "Kioka, can we fix her?"
"You'd have to beat the White Queen for that, too, I'm afraid," the phone informed them. "I'm sorry."
"He's the one that should be sorry," Mio glowered at Hayden, who felt surprisingly intimidated by the tiny girl. "We lost a teammate because of him, and we're all trapped in diapers!"
"Maybe you should just take him home," Emica told Sana, "before he does any more damage."
"No!" Hayden shook his head. "No, you're right, this is all my fault... B-But I can help you fix it! If you give me one of those phones, I could join you!"
What was he doing?! Was he really going to agree to live in this world, where only four people even remembered toilets had ever existed, fighting giant monsters?! Honestly, the idea was far more exciting than the prospect of finishing up college in his own world... And he did owe them, after what he'd done.
"We could use a fourth member," Mio admitted. "Remember what it was like before Aneko joined us?"
"It was rough," Sana sighed. "Are you sure you want to do this?" Hayden hesitated, then nodded.
"I'm afraid I can't extend my power any further," Kioka chimed in. "I'm sorry, but I can't imprint on anyone new."
"I could use Aneko's phone!" Hayden offered, with a blush. "I-I mean... I-It's only fair, right? She's the one I'm replacing..." It really began to sink in then, what he was agreeing to... He might be helping to save the world, but he was going to have to do it by turning into a girl every time they had to fight.
"I don't think so," Mio smirked, pocketing the phone herself. "You can keep mine. You're the newbie here, and it is your fault... You can be the littlest for once."
Hayden opened his mouth to protest, but there really wasn't much he could say. "You're right," he nodded finally. "It's only fair."
Mio looked around at the other two, as if expecting them to say something, then giggled when they didn't. "Wow," she said, "I actually can't wait for the White Queen to try something else now! I'll get to be the biggest, and strongest, and oldest, for once!"
"For now, though," Emica teased, "you'd better go get changed, little miss droopy drawers."
Mio blushed. "W-Well, he does, too!" she jabbed her finger at Hayden.
"She has a point," Sana shrugged. "You might as well get used to them... Those underwear you have on are the only pair that exists in this world... And there aren't any toilets for you to use..."
Hayden couldn't help wondering if he'd made a mistake, but, even if he had, it was already done. He'd made a commitment now, and he had a job to do... Even if he was going to have to do it as a diapered, pink-haired, little girl.