Dib is Sick - Chapter 48
Smile widening at Dib's reaction to his kiss, Zim ran his hand over Dib's hair and planted a small lick to his forehead. Wrapping his arm back around him, he then nuzzled the side of his face.
Finally letting his hand fall away from his lips, Dib sighed out contently and closed his eyes, the feel of Zim's cool skin pressed to his warm skin a nice relief.
Running a hand on his back soothingly, Zim continued to slowly nuzzle against him, happy now that Dib was comfortable.
Bringing his legs up, Dib curled in on himself a bit. "Mmm...Can we just...stay like this for the rest of the night?" He asked, not wanting to move away.
"Mmhmm." Zim nodded against him comfortably, nuzzling one last little peck to his forehead before cuddling him closely again. "When all this is over...and you get better again...let's go to outer space in the voot..." He said, wanting nothing more than to just take Dib far away from Earth and all the people who had ever made fun of him growing up.
Opening his eyes, Di
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Jolting when Dib fell off the other end of the hospital bed, Zim stared down at him with fear as well. "Dib...I don't know what's going on here, but whatever happened, I'm sorry!" he moved nearer to Dib, only to make him shuffle away more.
Walking back in with the doctor, the nurse gasped at seeing Dib on the floor before running over to help him and looking up at Zim sternly. "I suggest you leave." She said, not trusting the other to stay alone with Dib any longer.
Still a bit shaken by the situation, Dib's eyes grew even wider at those words. "N-No!" He looked up at the nurse pleadingly. "Please! He fell asleep, had a bad dream, and accidentally knocked me off of the bed!" He said quickly, still not wanting Zim to leave him despite everything that had just happened.
Carefully helping the nurse put Dib back on the bed, the doctor examined him.
Still looking the least bit impressed, the nurse turned to Zim. "Is this true?" She asked, not so sure whether she believed Dib or not.
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Not so sure he believed the other, Dib looked up at Zim worriedly. "E-Exactly what was happening in your nightmare anyways? O-Or do you not want to talk about it...?" He asked, figuring the Irken's dream must have been pretty bad if it had caused his PAK to react the way it had.
Zim stared back at him uncomfortably. "Uhmm..." A blush started to appear on his face as he shifted his eyes to the side, debating on whether or not to tell him before he finally looked back at him. "Well...I guess I owe you an explanation for almost breaking your arm." He looked off to the side again. "Th-They were trying to separate us." He then said in a voice barely above that of a whisper.
Dib looked at Zim a bit confused. "What? Who was trying to separate us?" He crawled up closer to Zim so that he was now sitting in the other's lap, pressed comfortably against him.
Staring down at the bed covers, Zim tensed for a moment when Dib moved into his lap before then relaxing and letting his eyes fall half-lidde
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Smiling over at Dib happily when the human licked him on the cheek, Zim blushed a little bit before giving Dib a quick kiss on the cheek and pulling away to smile at him again.
Cheeks becoming a bright pink at the kiss he received from Zim, Dib pulled back a bit, hiding part of his face in the covers shyly.
Running a hand over his hair apologetically, Zim sat up a bit to put his wig back on, still smiling at him as he leaned himself on him carefully again and sighed. " I wish I didn't have to wear this stinking disguise...Oh well." He shrugged.
"Me too...But maybe later tonight, after we go to bed, you can take it off while you sleep. I doubt anybody will come in while we're sleeping."
"Umm...M-Maybe. I guess it will be okay if I'm underneath the covers completely...But I'll probably want to stay awake to make sure you're okay through the night anyways."
"You could...hide underneath the bed covers with me...that way you could watch over me at the same time." Dib smiled hopefully at him
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Opening his eyes slightly to watch Dib as he slept, Zim couldn't help but smile a bit at having Dib clinging to his uniform top. His mind still racing, he felt unable to drop off as quickly as the other. Before long, however, he finally felt himself drifting off to sleep with the human pressed close to him for warmth.
Letting out a small whine, Dib shifted in his sleep a bit and shivered. "Mmmm...Mom..." He murmured, tightening his hold on Zim's shirt.
Zim frowned in his sleep from all the shifting. "Mm...Mmm?" He peeked his eyes half open at Dib for a short moment before shuffling up nearer to him to get comfortable again.
Tugging at the covers in his sleep, Dib pulled them over his head as though to hide. "Mom...Mommy..." He let out a small whimper.
Opening his eyes fully at hearing that, Zim rubbed the top of his head, blinking sleepily and pushing himself up a little to pull at the covers. "...Dib?" He said, trying to get the other to come out from his hiding place.
His body shiver
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After giving the other's proposal some thought, Dib finally frowned and shook his head. "No! You're lying to me!" he said though Zim wouldn't give up.
"Oooh, come on! How will you know if I am or not unless you let me go and see?!"
"I just know! You always lie to me!"
"Cooome ooooooooon! Aren't you at least a LITTLE curious?"
Dib let go of Zim. "Fine! You can go! I already know you're not going to give me anything no matter how interesting you try to make it sound to me!" he sent Zim a truly hurt look before turning and shuffling away.
"HEY! Zim didn't lie!" Zim grabbed Dib and jerked him back around to plant a big kiss right on his lips.
Eyes growing wide at the small gesture, Dib could only blink a few tears out of his eyes before pulling away with blush, taking a few steps back as he brought his hands up to play with his fingers shyly, gaze fixed on the ground beneath him."Wh-Why did you kiss me? Y-You could have just left without giving me anything." his voice was surprisingly calm
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Leading Dib back to the base, confused as to why it was so quiet but figuring Dib was just being sentimental about something, Zim merely let the others silence slide. "Well, here we are...Uhh...Should I have the computer make you a room? Or would you like to bunk with me?" he asked, looking at Dib questioningly.
Dib finally looked up at Zim at the question. "Ummm...Wh-Whatever you're more comfortable with..." he then looked away to the ground again.
Zim could only look at Dib confused. "Okay...What's wrong now?" he looked worried.
Dib took a few steps back away from the other. "N-Nothing..." he lied.
Zim was really lost now. "Wh-What's wrong?" he asked again, reaching out a little for Dib but pulling back at the last second, sighing and turning towards the house to walk inside, head down. "You can have my room..." he said in a low voice.
Dib took a few more steps away from the door. "M-Maybe I should leave..." he felt uncomfortable now that he was at Zim's base.
"What? NO!" Zim grabbed
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"I wanna come with you! Can I come with you?! Please! Please! Please! Please! Please! Please! Please! Please! Pleeeeeeaaaaaaseeeee!!!!"
"No, Gir. I need to do this alone. Besides...I have another favor to ask you. I don't know how long we have, so if I'm not back in about an hour or so, I want you to go to my house and tell Gaz to take Tak's ship and get as far away from Earth as possible. Please, can you do this for me? A-And tell her that if I don't contact her within 24 hours that chances are I'm dead..." Dib's voice fell with his last statement as he was having a hard time admitting to himself that he may very well die on this mission. "Please, Gir. I just need you to do this for me!" he looked down upon the insane robot with a serious look upon his face.
"Okaaay..." Gir finally gave in before smiling and waving goodbye to Dib as he climbed
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Looking up at Dib guiltily, Zim could only drop his eyes away after a moment. "I'm sorry..." he blushed, knowing he had been getting ahead of himself. "But yeah...I could make you a disguise...You'd have to come back to my base though. The computer has the disguise machine...And...If you wanted...You could stay for a while while you try it out..." he offered, blinking back up at him after a moment or two.
"I-It's alright. I-I just don't want to do something I might regret in the future. But I can go with you to your base if you need me to. A-And if you don't mind, I-I guess I could stay for a few days while I try out the disguise, though I know I won't really be able to go out in public with it."
Smiling at Dib's answer, Zim nuzzled him affectionately. "I understand. So...Shall we go then? Oh! But you might want to pack a few things before we leave..
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Contrary to what Dib thought, Zim could only smile at his words before responding back in a soft voice to him. "But, Dib...Things were different back then. This is special." he leaned in to kiss the boy. "I can wait for this." he assured the other comfortingly.
"Y-You'll be my first...A-And hopefully my only, b-but...But I'm not your first, am I? S-Something was going on between you and your leader, wasn't it? A-At least, something was going on between you two in the past..."
Zim merely chuckled a little, however. "No, Dib. You're not entirely right on that. Yes, I had a fling with my Tallest, before they took over that is...But we never actually HAD sex...We started...But we had never gotten past foreplay." he blushed, a little embarrassed now. "Of course, Pur always hoped we would, so he kept me as an optional mate, which completely infuriate
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A couple of hours passed, one right after the other, until finally Dib started to show the first signs of waking back up, though this time for good.
"Mmm...Zim?" he murmured before blinking his eyes open to look around the room.
To his surprise, said Irken was nowhere to be found. He had gone upstairs while Dib was sleeping but hadn't made it back before he woke up.
So, sitting up in bed slowly when he realized Zim wasn't in the bed with him, Dib looked about the room confusedly. "Zim?" he said again, unsure whether he should get up and look for the other or stay put. Squeezing his legs together somewhat uncomfortably, he squirmed about in the covers a bit as the urge to pee hit him all over again, reminding him that he had needed to go the last time he had woken up.
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Looking back behind himself at the table with the medical bandages and cooling gel on it that the computer had told him about, Dib quickly made his way over to it and gathered them into his arms before returning to Zim's side to press the cool surface of the container holding the gel to the large bump forming on his head. Then, taking up the bandages and looking over Zim's body, he turned to address the computer again. "And where exactly are all these broken bones?" he asked, waiting for the computer's response.
The computer let out a frustrated sound. "Do I have to do everything around here?!" it said before bringing down its mechanical arms from the ceiling to point to all the areas that Zim had broken bones so Dib could begin bandaging them.
Zim didn't know how long it had been since he had fallen unconscious, but he knew it had to have been at least a few hours before he finally began to come around, blinking his eyes slowly open and groaning, his body feeling like it had been run
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Red couldn't believe it. It just wasn't possible. Zim conquering a planet! Absurd! But here he stood, gaping back at two beings, who had agreed on it, in surprise. "So, Zim ACTUALLY conquered a planet...?!" he asked again, looking at Dib while pointing at said Irken.
"Yes! And I-I'm his proof of that! I-I wouldn't be down in his lab if I weren't his slave!"
"Y-Yeah!" Zim then cut in, grabbing hold of Dib and pulling him close. "That's my slave for you!" he smiled back nervously, shifting about in his spot.
"Hmm...Well...If you conquered the planet...I guess it's time for you to come back..." Red said before turning away and shaking his head. "Can't believe he actually did it..." he then whispered to himself under his breath.
"Yes. Seeing as how you've taken over, it's time for you to return to Irk so we can, you know, do something with the planet."
Those words had Dib's face paling suddenly. "Wh-What exactly do you have in mind to do with it?" he asked, suddenly worri
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Staring at the bit of sleeve being offered to him for several long moments, Dib seemed to hesitate before finally taking it from the other to wrap tightly around his wounded arm. "This should be good enough for now. I-I just hope it doesn't begin to bleed through at any point." he said before finally looking back up at Zim. "Th-Thank you..." he thanked the other, a small blush gracing his face.
Smiling back at the boy, Zim moved in to kiss him on the forehead, pulling back after a moment or two. "Don't mention it..." he smiled wide at the other before lifting his gaze up to the ceiling to have a look around. "We have to find a way to get you out of here...Then I have to find the Tallest." he said, searching for some safe way to smuggle Dib out of there.
Eyes widening at those words, Dib burst out in disbelief at what the other had just said. "W
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Watching as Zim left with Purple, Dib suddenly felt rather uncomfortable being left alone with only Red, unsure whether he should leave or stay.
Closing the door behind them, Purple then turned to face Zim once they were alone, circling him a few times before slinking up behind him to place two hands with long, slender fingers on his shoulders. "So...Tell me, Zim...You 'like' this Dib-human that Red has been talking about this entire time?" he questioned the other, almost suspiciously.
Zim blushed at having Purple so close. There had been a reason why he preferred to speak with HIM over Red after all, the same reason Red always wanted him gone. "Yes...I like him." he answered back confidently, eyes fixed on anywhere but Purple.
Snaking his arms even more around Zim, Purple then rested his chin on one of
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Hearing his voice through the phone was like an echo of my dream. I could feel my face getting flustered. I took a deep breath, waiting for him to respond. I gulped.
"Yes, it's Zim. Listen pig-stink, I need you to do something for me." He was talking like he called all the time! I felt myself getting a little irritated. Almost like all the aggression I had from our past fights were beginning to rumble together in my head, like an earthquake that gradually builds up.
"Hold on a damn second, Zim!" I felt myself getting a little loud so I looked around real quick around my cubicle. Not only had no one seemed to have heard me, it looked like almost everyone had left for lunch. "Just what the hell are you calling me for? And what gives you the right to give me that tone? What the hell's going-" I was cut off by the robot screaming somewhere off into the background. Zim sighed into the phone agitatedly. I could picture him in my head squeezing two of his fingers on the brid
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I was terrified for a moment when I stepped into the tube. Zim could have been easily tricking me to destroy myself, but it’s been so long. Why would he try to kill me now? He tapped some codes into the touch screen thingy. It was all in irken so I had no idea what any of it said. Afterwards, he walked towards the other tube. He looked so worried. With his antenna whimpered to the back of his head, he was the very image of vulnerable. This was crazy. Why did he even want to be able to be human? Maybe it was for a better disguise. I honestly didn’t care much. I wanted to see if it would work. I wondered for a second on why he didn’t just steal a human if that’s all he needed. He hated asking for someone’s help so why not take someone against their will?
Just as all these question jumbled through my spinning head I glanced over at Zim. He was so pinned up in the tube. His shoulders were tightly pressed near his head in a clinch, almost as
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Resolve came in the form of first sunlight beaming through the shattered hole that was at one point a window. It immediately melted away the shadows and extinguished the coolness that the night had brought. Everything was completely visible now and revealed to the paranoid human.
However, even after the sun had come up, Dib took a while to convince himself that there wasn't actually anything there, and that it had all just been a crazy delusion in his head. After several more minutes of watching everything around him, he had finally convinced himself that he was alone now, which actually relaxed him and made him realize how tired he actually was. It was too late to try and sleep now though since he had to get ready for another dreadful day of school.
He didn't try too hard, though, as he decided to stay in the bloodied and torn cloths from the night before and only ran his hands over his hair in an attempt to smooth it out. He was far too tired and stressed to be concerned
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Dib found himself completely frozen again as the other approached him slowly. It was almost as if time had just stopped completely as each step created more and more anticipation and fear. He could hardly even bat an eye as his gaze was glued on to Zim with no intention of looking anywhere else.
Zim took agonizingly slow steps to him, the laughing dying down to weak 'e' sounds of an eerie laugh. He stopped when he had reached him, eyes turning wild almost instantly. He leaned forward and continued that grin of insanity, looking like he was a wrong breath away from a total meltdown. "I...want to....." The rest turned into garbled nonsense, but he paused, as if he were waiting for an answer now.
Dib didn't seem to catch on to this though as he was too intently focused on the other's horrifying expression, sending shivers down his spine the longer he stared at it. He considered running, but of course his body wouldn't even allow him to move a finger as he stood perfectly still
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Dib’s hurried pace soon slowed to a steady walk as he got closer to Zim’s base. He delayed getting there as he was both afraid and nervous of what he may find here. He actually started to second guess if this was the best thing to do, but he arrived before he knew it. Once it were visible across the road from him, Dib stopped and stared at it for a short time. He drew in a deep breath, whispering unsure words of encouragement before starting closer towards it.
Zim's base looked pretty similar on the outside, except for where his gnomes keeping his house protected had been destroyed. Though, it did seem to have an eerie aura around it which was something that hadn’t been present in the past.
Dib had made it to the front door now, staring upon it as if there were something fairly interesting about it. In reality, he was just preparing himself for what he was sure would be a quite shocking sight. Finally, he pushed the door open and flicked on the lights wi
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After several minutes of just staring at the computer in complete terror, Dib turned to the platform and headed towards it. He shut off the lights on his way out, the computer’s bright monitor illuminating the room now. His head turned to look back at it, nodding once as if to thank it before stepping onto the plate in front of him. The platform rose again for him to take him back upstairs into the wreckage. Now he had an answer as to what happened and why Zim was behaving like he was. The better question was, would he regret seeing that though; seeing the complete self-destruction of his now former worst enemy and now current worst nightmare?
The thing that made seeing that video so traumatizing was that he had actually grown to some what care about Zim. Yes, they were enemies both out to stop each other at every turn, but before Zim, he didn’t have a reason to get up every day and go to school. Zim was everything he had always wanted; an alien that had found
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Dib walked down the sidewalk appearing more disturbed than he had since this had started. The lingering taste of Zim’s blood seemed to keep him in an almost trance like state as he walked almost unnaturally down the sideswalk. Of course, the boy’s unsettling demeanor attracted more stares from the people around him.
People went from being distasteful and scowling at him, to almost frightened and concerned for the boy. He'd been progressing so quickly to lunacy lately that some people believed it was time he saw someone about it.
This thought of going to see someone though seemed to be out of the question in Dib’s mind. He knew a doctor would only blame it on schizophrenia or just plain insanity and not even try to believe that something was actually going on. He would only be prescribed some drug to try and rid him of ‘the images in his head’.
Perhaps that's what he needed to stay sane though; receive some counseling and a bit of medicin
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Upon arriving home on that quiet, eerie night, Dib was relieved to find that no insane Irken had followed him. He was alone now, and he had the feeling he would have a peaceful night in contrast to the others he had experienced.
As Dib had made his way into the house and up to his room, the lingering smell of day old blood hit him. It wasn’t quite as harsh and foul as the pile of junk found in Zim’s closet. However, it was enough to make the boy groan in both agony and nausea, but the smell didn’t seem to stop him from hobbling to his bed and allowing himself to collapse upon it.
At least he was safe for now, and tonight would be one of the only nights open for him to sleep without much worry. Zim was still too weak to come for him, and the computer was keeping him indoors for tonight.
As Dib lay on his bed with his eyes pealed wide open, he felt himself almost grow drowsy as time proceeded. He even fell into a deep and much needed sleep within fifteen
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"I don't understand your fascination with plants," Zim commented as he grudgingly walked next to the tall human. "Sure, they're pretty. But they don't really have much purpose "
"Don't have much purpose?" Dib repeated. "Dude, they take in harmful carbon dioxide and emit oxygen. Humans breathe oxygen."
"Oh, right. Wait, this is oxygen we're breathing?" Zim looked surprised by this bit of information. "Huh."
Dib sighed. "Didn't you pay attention in science class for the last " He counted the number of years Zim has been here, "Five years?"
"Nope. I already knew all of it and I BSed the tests." Zim leaned down to examine a bee as it alighted on a flower, sucking out the nectar. A thin film of pollen coated its fat body.
"You know, because of a bee's ratio of wing surface area to body weight, they shouldn't even be able
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"That was actually kinda fun," Gaz said, referring to their earlier dance.
"Yeah, I like it," Zim agreed.
"Kinda makes you tired, though." Her hand was pressed to her chest as she took deep breaths.
"It's supposed to. It's an exercise as well as a dance."
"One bottle of water," Zim said to the lady in the concession stand. She fished one out of the ice-filled cooler and set it on the counter.
"One dollar," she said.
Zim dug a dollar bill out of her pocket and gave it to her, then picked up the bottle. The ice-cold water clinging to its outside made him flinch as it burned his skin. He quickly handed it to Gaz and wiped his hand off on his pant leg.
"Thanks." She twisted the lid off and drank deeply. They walked back to where Dib was sitting. "You sure Dib won't get jealous?" she asked.
"Oh, no. It's a dance. He won't care. Dib's not the jealous type," Zim replied. "If anything, I'm the jealous one. I never like anyone near him. Like this one
ZaDRish - It Wasn't a KissZim stood absolutely still, arms crossed, boots planted stubbornly in the sand. He refused to acknowledge even the warm, slightly salty wind that caressed his face.ZaDRish - It Wasn't a Kiss in Romance More Like This
"Come on, Zim!" Dib called from the water. He waved at him. "The water's fine!"
Zim glared at him. "No, I hate Earth water! I didn't want to come to the beach anyway, but you talked me into bringing you here!"
He had used the Voot cruiser to fly them to the East Coast, going down almost to Florida in favor of warmer weather and larger waves. He had bathed in paste beforehand, but he didn't plan on going in the water.
Dib shrugged. "All right, your loss." He fixed his glasses, which were strapped tightly to his head with a band so the waves wouldn't knock them off. Then he swam back out.
Zim eventually sat down in the sand. He was still wearing a shirt and pants, though Dib had convinced him to wear swim trunks underneath, just in case. It was too hot to keep boots on; his legs were getting sweaty. He reached down to pull th
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Zim's eye twitched and Dib ducked out from under the arm, fairly disturbed. "Okay how do you play it?"
"The first person to get creeped out loses," Keef explained. He ran his hand down the side of Dib's face.
"AH!" Dib jolted back and tripped, falling hard on his back. His glasses tilted and hung off of one ear, looking like they would fall at any moment.
"You lose!" Keef shouted.
Zim laughed at Dib before offering him a hand to help him up. It was currently recess, and bored, the two had decided to talk to an old friend and ask him advice on what they should do. They were regretting it now.
"So basically, we feel each other up and the first one to freak out loses?" Zim asked to make sure.
Keef nodded eagerly.
Zim smirked. "Dib-thing, would you like to play with Zim?"
Dib blushed, pushing his glasses a little further up his nose, and nodded.
Zim decided to start o
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Dib lowered his binoculars and leaned back against the trunk of the tree he was perched in. It was recess and he was doing his usual spying on Zim. They were in Hi-Skool by now and Zim hadn’t managed to take over Earth yet. Not that anyone really expected him to. He’s shown his incompetency so many times Dib stopped worrying about him long ago. He just liked observing the many odd quirks the alien had.
His curiosity was piqued slightly. What function did the antennae serve? As long as he’s known Zim and he’s never really figured it out. He assumed they were for hearing and expressing emotion, as they often shot straight up when their owner was surprised or laid down flat when he was angry. But was that all they were for?
ZaDR - Homecoming Part 1Dib paused as he read the bulletin board near the school's front door.ZaDR - Homecoming Part 1 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"What're you reading?" the familiar voice said from behind him.
Without turning around, Dib reached back with an arm and pulled Zim toward him, holding him close. "Just looking to see if there are any new announcements."
Surprised but pleased at finding himself this close to his human, Zim stretched up onto the tips of his toes so he could rest his head against Dib's shoulder, reading the board too. "Hey, look!" He pointed at a bright flyer. "All applicants for homecoming king and queen need to talk to the principal before January 10th!"
"So?" Dib had no clue why Zim would bring that up.
"So we should go for it!"
"Zim we're both males."
"So? We can be homecoming king and king!"
"I don't think they do that."
"We can ask."
"Well okay, I suppose it's worth asking. It's ten minutes until the first bell. Do you think that's enough?"
"Of course it is. Let's go." Zim grabbed his wrist and dragged him through th
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Dib sighed sadly as he looked at a picture of Zim, standing as proud as he could despite his short stature, hands on his hips and grinning, obviously pleased that his picture was being taken. He was in disguise; the obviously fake black wig and purple contacts normally would have made the teen laugh, but he couldn't now. Not when he hasn't seen the irken for nearly two years...
He closed his eyes as he remembered the last time he had seen him.
It was ninth grade, about halfway through the school year. In an attempt to make school more fun and perhaps revive some crushed spirits, a school dance was held. It was nothing formal, and you could come in whatever you wanted as long as it adhered to the dress code, that is. But no one paid attention to that stupid thing anyway.
Zim seemed somewhat interested in going, most likely because he wanted to learn more about Earth culture or maybe play a few pranks on some unsuspecting humans.
Dib wasn't sure, but he did know he wasn't going to
ZaDR - Homecoming Part 2A few weeks passed, and soon, it was time to vote for homecoming king and queen. Dib managed to convince Zim that they should vote for someone other than themselves, since that wasn't very modest. After much deliberation, they agreed to cast both of their votes on Zita and her boyfriend. Dib even managed to keep Zim from demanding to know who voted for him afterward.ZaDR - Homecoming Part 2 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The day of the dance came. Since they were candidates, they had to go to all of the events before the actual dance, such as the pep rally, basketball, and football games. Though they weren't interested in sports, they agreed anyway. They didn't have much choice, and besides, the pep rally might be fun. It was where the king and queen would be crowned.
"Or king and king," Zim reminded Dib as they walked to the gym. They were already wearing their semi-formal clothes, having changed right after their last class.
"Or king and king," Dib agreed. They entered the gym. Since they were candidates, they had their own area where th
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Zim glared out the window of his house at the deadly white flakes drifting down. They looked so harmless and almost serene. If it wasn't for the fact that they were nothing more than frozen water, which could cause severe burns unless he was prepared. Since he didn't want to take a paste bath, though, he was staying inside where it was toasty warm and waiting until the snow stopped.
GIR was outside building a snowman while MiniMoose looked for rocks to use for the facial features. GIR waved at Zim. "Mastah, come outside! Please?" His voice was loud enough that it was easily heard from inside.
For about the tenth time in the past few minutes, Zim shook his head. "No GIR! The snow can burn me, remember?"
"Then wear a hoodie!"
"A hoodie?" Zim hadn't thought of that. "Computer, my jacket."
Computer threw a red, hooded jacket at him. Its left chest pocket was marked with the irken insignia. He pulled it on and zipped it all the way up, then laid his ante
Always-ZaDr Chapter1 The bell for lunch had rang about 15 minutes ago and the entire school had piled into the cafeteria, eager to throw the free lunch down their throats. Which would have been strange to any person with half a brain because the lunch so happened to be a big pile of what could be a mixture of jello and lunch meat that had gone through a blender. Though there were all the humans in front of their plates, gobbling down the screaming pile of waste as though they were a starving man before a feast.Always-ZaDr Chapter1 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
A certain alien however was not as excited about the 'food', in fact he despised earth food; it was disgusting and he was pretty sure at some point it would jump up and eat him instead of the other way around. He poked at the pile of slime with what the humans would call a spork his stomach lurching slightly when the slop gurgled. He quickly shoved the 'food' aside, no longer wanting it to invade his amaz
Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 6It took Dib 20 minutes longer than usual to get to his house, but it seemed much longer than even that. Each step had been torture since pretty much every human was staring at the high alien; even though half of them looked much weirder.Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 6 in Short Stories More Like This
Dib opened the door to the Membrane household then tugged the alien inside. He finally relieved Zim of the trench coat wrapped around his head after he'd closed the door. He sighed in relief that had been much harder than he'd expected. The human walked over to the couch to sit down, completely content with letting Zim do whatever until he wasn't high anymore.
"Where are the snacks?!" Zim yelled right before Dib could sit down.
Dib let out another sigh, though this time it was more aggravated. "They're in the kitchen." He replied gently.
"Can we watch a MOVIE?!" Zim asked suddenly becoming very hyper once more.
"Fine what do you want to watch?" Dib asked, rubbing at his temples agitatedly. He felt like he was babysitting a 5 year old.
Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 5 With that decision Zim danced his way through the crowd and towards the utterly confused human. There were no words to describe how messed up Zim was at this point; he was seeing floating pandas and everything was really bright and colorful to him. He stumbled over someone else's feet, and fell on his stomach in front of someone. He giggled when he realized it was the Dib who had been so lucky as to have him fall in front of him, and he latched onto his leg.Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 5 in Short Stories More Like This
"Hiiiiiii, hyuuuuman. I missed yoooooooou." He said, nuzzling his cheek against the other's boot.
"Zim?" Dib asked, glancing down at the alien confusedly. The irken was overly happy and seemed to be disoriented, he was also not wearing his disguise which both confused and frightened the human for some reason. What the heck was wrong with him? He bent down and picked the alien up by his shou
Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 2 "What is this reproductive joos?" Zim mumbled to himself as he headed towards the Hi-Skool. "Where does it come from?" The irken paused in his walking; tapping his chin as he placed a hand on his hip. "Is it edible?" The irken continued walking then, not noticing a teenage boy in a black trench coat running at him from behind.Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 2 in Short Stories More Like This
Dib tackled Zim to the ground and sat on him declaring a loud "VICTORY FOR EARTH!"
"GET OFF OF ME DIB-BEAST YOU HAVE INTERRUPTED ZIM'S THOUGHTS OF REPRODUCTIVE JOOSES AND SUCH!" The alien screamed flailing his limbs aggressively.
The human yelped when one of the flailing limbs caught him in the face and he rolled away from the alien. He stood up adjusting his glasses, which had been knocked askew, and glared at the alien. "Well, space-boy, maybe you should pay more attention
Always-ZaDr Chapter 2 Dib stood outside the not so conspicuous green house that harbored the irken he wanted to be miles away from. What Zim had said had bothered him..and bothered him..and bothered him..and now he stood there thinking to himself. The alien's demeanor had changed...their usual schedule had been practically destroyed, torn apart, stomped on, then lit on fire. The irken had almost seemed organized in his plot against the human and it scared the teen a little. He bit nervously at his lip piercings, looking uncertainly at the door that was only a couple of paces away.Always-ZaDr Chapter 2 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He almost wanted to abort the "mission" in finding out what the irken wanted, though he was a stubborn human. Two parts of him were battling it out, one side urging him to continue, not wanting him to run home with his tail between his legs, and the other begging him to do the opposite. He wasn't sure what side to follow but he was lean
Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 1 Tallest Purple lounged on his usual chair staring boredly at the ceiling. "Why is being tallest suddenly so boring, Red?" He asked the other tallest, who was currently hovering next to the control panel.Reproductive Joos-ZaDr Part 1 in Short Stories More Like This
Tallest Red tapped at his lower lip with a claw as he thought. He couldn't think of anything, usually being tallest was exciting but today just turned out to be slow. "Maybe we're not torturing the shorters enough." He said finally after a long pause.
"Nah, we've done that today but it's just not fun anymore." Purple grumbled rolling to his side to look at Red. "But something's missing did we run maintenance on the massive?" he asked, his left "eyebrow" raising.
"Yes, we did." Red sighed leaning against the nearby wall out of boredom. "Something IS missing, but I don't know what." The first i
Always-ZaDr Chapter 6Dib awoke with a start, his body sitting bolt upright in bed and his blurred wide-eyed gaze sweeping quickly over the dimly lit room. His startled mind created monsters out of the shadows that he saw even though in the back of his mind he knew they weren't real..or at least he told himself that. His skin was shining slightly with the thin layer of sweat that had his clothing clinging to his form and his breath was ragged and panicked.Always-ZaDr Chapter 6 in Short Stories More Like This
A small involuntary whimper escaped him and he knew it would make him feel weak but he reached over to his bedside lamp and turned it on. The darkness of the room evaporated immediately into a much lighter and more pleasant scene, but the feelings from the obvious nightmare still remained.
After a moment or two the teen calmed himself enough so that he wasn't panting and he swung his legs over the side of the mattress, rubbing lightly at his temples. A small groan of displeasure escaped him before he allowed himself another quick sweep of his bedroom. Con
ZaDr-Reproductive Joos Part 4 A short 20 minutes later Zim was sitting in the depths of his lab, the glow of his computer screen giving his skin an eery greenish glow. He had no idea how he would lure the Dib-human into his clutches, but he knew he had to; his tallest were counting on him to supply them with this...joos.ZaDr-Reproductive Joos Part 4 in Short Stories More Like This
He allowed his head to fall down onto the keyboard with a defeated groan. This was worse than the drama created in those stupid human soap operas, or maybe it was an equal to that drama, it drew out forever and never seemed to end just the same.
Zim lifted his head and banged it back down on the keyboard repeatedly. "Stupid Stupid HYUUUMANS!" He growled before glancing up at the screen once more. The screen had a series of random letters and numbers printed on it now due to his repeated head banging. He grumbled something angrily in irken before pressing do
Always-ZaDr Chapter 5 Dib had to use all of his concentration to keep from allowing his jaw to drop when he heard that. He kept his expression stoic, and remained silent for a moment.Always-ZaDr Chapter 5 in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He understood why the irken would come up with that kind of solution...but why did he have to? Why couldn't the alien have chosen something more pleasant like cutting off his finger or something?
He didn't want to kiss Zim because first off he'd never kissed anyone before and didn't plan on it, and second off..this was an alien. He didn't know what horrible and creepy things lurked on the irken's lips.
He glanced at them through his peripheral vision a small shudder of disgust raking through his body. He didn't want his lips anywhere near the irken let alone on Zim's lips.
When his statement
Reproductive Joos 3"Why would you show THIS to the great ZIM?!" The alien cried in horror shielding his eyes from the horrid scene in front of him.Reproductive Joos 3 in Short Stories More Like This
"Well...you wanted to know what reproductive joos was." the human replied pulling up a new page which caused the speakers to make loud moaning noises.
"ZIM DOES NOT WISH TO WATCH ANYMORE!" The irken screamed, putting his hands atop his wig to muffle the sound.
"Awww, come on Zim don't be such a baby." Dib said, turning the sound up. 'ah...AH! Harder!', the speakers yelled.
"Zim is no smeeeeeeet." the alien replied opening his eyes a fraction to glare at Dib.
"Then stop freaking out every time the computer," the rest of the scentence was cut off by a pleasured scream from the speakers.
"But this is disgusting! This is how you humans mate? Looks more like you're wrestling for dominance...." Zim paused looking at Dib strangely....he could do wrestling for dominance...he did that with the dib-beast all the time, just this time he'd need to gather repro
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Zim and Dib were sitting on Dib's couch, watching a show on cats, because nothing was on at 3:00. They wanted to see how late they could stay up.
"It's weird how people still don't know why cats or even how they purr. And the fact that cats purr." Dib pointed out.
"Ha, I don't think it's weird. I purr. I have an organ in my chest that makes me purr." Zim said.
"You purr?" Dib asked, completely shocked. "I've known you 6 years, and I never knew that!"
"Heh, silly human. I don't show you everything I can do. I know you still think about cutting me open, so I kinda don't trust you." Zim smirked as he looked at Dib, he looked shocked and sad.
"What? I never want to cut you open Zim! Yes, I'm still curious, but never will i cut you open...you're my only friend. Why don't you trust me?" Dib said, he was completely hurt he looked like he was about to cry, not that was gonna.
Zim chuckled and said, "Geez Dib-Stink. I trust you. I was just...kinda joking. Don't
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Zim and Dib were sitting on Dib's couch, as Zim played Destroy All Humans. Dib watched, giggling from a thought he just had.
"What?" Zim asked. Glancing at Dib who sat at the other end.
"Oh, I was just thinking how you would try and take over the world. Really, a lot of your ideas would have worked. Even some of them that weren't even plans to take over the world."
"Hm? Like what ones?" Zim turned his head to look at Dib, and Dib glanced at Zim, but turned his head back to the screen. So, Zim did the same.
"Well, like when stole all the organs from kids in school, and when you stole money from people around town." Dib shrugged, "If you kept at it, everyone would have gotten sick or would have died. With the money thing, people would have no money for food, so everyone would starve."
"Heh, if only my mission was not a lie, I would have let you help me take over the world." Zim laughed and so did Dib.
"Yeah, well, I would have to go against you. I still won't let y
ZaDr- HeartIt was a normal horribly doomed day at skool. It was recess time, and Zim was behind a tree working on something.ZaDr- Heart in Fan Fiction More Like This
Dib was watching Zim, like always. He wasn't sure what Zim was working on, be he new it was something bad. Dib walked over to Zim, and hovered over behind him. "What are you making Zim?" Dib said harshly.
Zim turned around and put what ever he was working on behind his back "AAAH!!" Zim threw a small rock at Dib's head, it bounced off, not really doing anything to his large head.
Dib just glared at Zim. "That was pathetic Zim." Dib crossed his arms, in boredom.
"Whatever Dib-Stink!" Zim looked away blushing. 'He almost saw.' Zim thought to himself.
"Whats the matter Zim?" Dib said in a voice that sounded caring. "What are you making?" Dib said harsher, looking behind Zim.
"Nothing Dib! I can't show you!" Zim couched, "yet." He said quickly with a weak smirk.
"Yet? Zim, stop trying to kill me! It's not going to happen!" Dib new it was something to destroy him.
Zim looked up
Sex Tube - ZaDr"Why are we doing this?" Zim whined as he pouted at his best friend. They both walked down a path in a small park.Sex Tube - ZaDr in Romance More Like This
"I wanted out of the house. and, it's not that bad. I'm just happy we can be alone together." Dib said, blushing a bit, noticing how gay that sounded. He shrugged a bit, as he smiled at Zim weakly. Zim rolled his eyes, putting his hands in his pockets of his red sweatshirt that Dib gave him for Christmas because he hated seeing him freeze to death and him always stealing his trench coat. Just for Zim, he painted the irken symbol on it and "I AM ZIM" below it, this just made Zim so amazingly happy, he lunged at Dib and told him he was going to kiss him to death for it. Dib knew he was joking completely though.
"We were alone in your room...Why did we have to come to this park of FILTH?!" Zim shouted, crossing his arms.
Dib rolled his eyes, wrapping his arm around his shoulder and pulling him close into a hug. "Come on space boy! It's not all that bad. Trust me." Dib let go
Hula-HoopsAfter a long walk in the hot sun, Zim and Dib and their whole 7th grade where out side, having some sort of 'party'. Horrible annoying music played as Dib- Played with hula-hoops. Zim kept watching Dib, moving so slowly, making that-thing- move around his form. Zim couldn't help but ask what it was.Hula-Hoops in Humor More Like This
"What is that, Dib-Stink?" Zim asked, almost scared of the hoop.
"It's a hula-hoop, Zim."
"How are you doing that?!" Zim asked, watching Dib move faster as the hoop, moved up and down his body.
"Easy. I just move my hips." Dib slowed a bit, "See? Doesn't take much movement really..."
"I still don't understand..." Zim said, watching Dib in a daze of wonder.
"Try moving your hips." Dib said.
Zim shook his head, looking away, "I rather not."
Dib sighed and let go of his hoop, and walked over to Zim, placing his hands on his hips. Zim didn't fight to struggle to get away, but stared at Zim, curious of this strange 'hula-hoop'.
"You just move your hips like this," Dib started to move Zim's hips,
Antenna Hate - IZ"Zim, sssssh, calm down." Dib patted at Zim's back gently, barely touching him because he was too scared of the worked up alien.Antenna Hate - IZ in General Fiction More Like This
"NO!" Shouted Zim as he waved his arms up in the air and yelled, making poor scared Dib flinch. "ZIM IS NOT GOING TO CALM DOWN OVER THIS!"
"Dude!" Dib glared at Zim and backed away. "Zim, calm the fuck down already. You aren't alone you have me."
Zim hissed, turning around to face Dib, slamming him into the wall behind them of Zim's base. "THIS IS A HUGE FUCKING DEAL, DIB! MY MISSION WAS A LIE AND MY TALLEST NEVER LOVED ME BUT HATED ME! I'M A DEFECT! I'M STUPID, STUPID, STUPID!" Zim covered his face and slid to the ground by Dib's feet as he sat on his knees.
Dib frowned down at Zim, sadly. "Zim...I'm here for you. I'm your friend, I'm here for you forever and always." Dib got down on the floor with Zim, even though he was worried Zim would scratch his face up and tare his neck out.
Zim sobbed into his hands, feeling Dib's hand rest on his back as it rubbed u
First Meeting - ZaDfZim ran down the street as his enemy, Dib chased behind him. As he ran, he made his way to a forgotten park. The park was empty, no one else was around. The white ground of the basketball hoop area was glowing orange from the seating that wrapped it's self around the park, which felt like it was on the edge of the world. Zim ran right to a wooden planked wall that stood in the park. He saw Dib's shadow grow over him as he turned, seeing Dib smirking at him with his eyes narrowed.First Meeting - ZaDf in Sci-Fi More Like This
"It's over Zim! I got you know!" Dib said, walking closer to Zim as Zim backed up against the wall. He squeaked as ran away quickly, ducking under Dib's arms as they tried to grab him.
Zim stood far out on a field, near a tree. Zim smirked and narrowed his eyes at Dib. "What now Dib-Worm?! I'm all the way over here!" He waved his arms around like a moron.
Dib's look was blank, eyes wide, and mouth open.
Zim stopped waving his arms as he stood there, with his head cocked to the side with confusion. "Dib?" He as
New Year 11 - ZADRZim let go of Dib, with a faint green hew on his face from the hug he just gave the human before him. Dib smiled at Zim shyly, and Zim returned it awkwardly, so not used to giving the Dib a friendly smile.New Year 11 - ZADR in General Fiction More Like This
Dib's smile fadded some, as he stared at Zim's bruised and bleeding face from the rain the night before. Reaching out, completely out of the right state of mind, he stroked Zim's cheek, making the smaller male flinched from the hand touching him. Although, he didn't pull away from the human. "You shouldn't have left last night." Dib said, in a sorrow tone, stroking a cut before pulling his hand away.
"Zim can handle it." Zim said seriously. "I've done worse things to myself then that. Don't worry about Zim, he can take care of himself." He nodded, his face turning serious as the smile faded to nothing, making Dib frown a bit at that. "Well," Zim said, shoving his hands down his pockets, rocking on his heels with a small pout. "What do 'friends' do?" He asked. "I failed with my last f
Lost in SpaceDib was sitting at his computer, playing Space Invaders, drinking coffee in 1:00 in the morning. Dib was now in his 20s and leaving alone. Zim left earth when he was 18, and Dib forgot about Zim. But once in a while, Zim would randomly come into his mind, making his heart sink deep down in his ribs, and knock around the bones, getting brused and broken. This feeling was so strange to Dib, he never understood it. He always wondered if he missed Zim. Yes, at times, but why?Lost in Space in Sci-Fi More Like This
Dib quite his game, got up to go to his bed. "Mmffh!" Dib tripped over a old cardboard box, the box falling with him. Dib turned his head, seeing pictures of Zim, info, and drawings he did of the green alien when Dib was 10. Dib smiled, as he got up and picked the box and stuff as well. His smile never went away, but his heart hurt inside of him as he looked through the pictures.
"Why did you have to go, Zim? I wonder how he's doing now... I wonder what we would be like now, sense we're older...my guess, fight...like
New Year - ZADRIt was a cold morning, as the first day of 8th grade played out for this boring day for Zim. Zim walked out of his first class, which was Computers. He had listened to his teacher rant on about the boring rules he didn't care about. He didn't care about treating those weak machines with care and not talking when the teacher was. He huffed and scowled the whole time until he was let out. He was happy to get away from those boring humans that surrounded him. His next class was Choir, he had it last year and he clearly hated it! He was always forced to sing and when he did he was too quite to hear. He hated singing he wanted to just disappear every time he had to. And some of the 'best' singers in the class, truly sounded horrible! Zim's antennas stood on edge from there stupid probity voices. Low then high, then low again. What the fuck was wrong with human's voices?!New Year - ZADR in General Fiction More Like This
Matching his tall lanky body to Choir class he scowled at every human who went in the same direction. Kids from last year