Over the Years, Part 1Summary: An Invader Zim story, part of a series of five. Gretchen talks to Dib shortly after Tak's disappearance. One-sided Gretchen/Dib.More Like This
"Hey, did you hear about that Tak girl?"
Gretchen had been gazing across the lunchroom absentmindedly, her eyes (as usual) falling onto one particular dark head sitting several tables away. But Melvin's sudden mention of that name-the name of the very girl she was thinking about-had startled her from her dreary thoughts.
Melvin took a bite of his sandwich; he chewed for a moment before continuing.
"Yeah. Notice how she wasn't in class today? It was on the news last night. Apparently she's gone missing."
He nodded, taking another bite of his sandwich. "Yeah. Her dad was on the news, freaking out. There was also something about a weinie stand and a volcano...not exactly sure how that's related."
He trailed off. Gretchen paused for a