As I turned to face Kiraiaka, she disappeared.
"Mezurashii..." I muttered, turning back to Hikari-chan.
And then a fireball erupted from nowhere and set my tails alight.
I yelped and directed a water stream at the burning fur. It went out, smoke curling upwards in little swirls and wisps.
"Ow," I said, leaping after Hikari-chan, who had set off again.
When we got back to the station, we shifted back to out human forms and ran. Neither of us wanted to run into our nemesis's again.
And then I ran straight into someone who really didn't smell human.
"Konnichiwa," said Hikari. "Who're you?"