Across The Line-Chapter 4-Across The Line by oodgal129
Dammit, don't run away so quickly! There's a point to all this, you know! Dib thought as he chased after Zim. The teen was walking quickly through the parking lot, backpack in hand, showing no sign of turning back.
"So you arrived three hours late just to skip? What was the point of coming at all?"
"Silence, hideous worm-child. Do not question Zim's logic."
"Logic my ass. I didn't show you just to say hi and be brushed off you know. I've got something to say."
"Then spit it out and get out of my face."
Zim stopped, incredulous. "What?"
"I said thank you."
"Well you should be thankful! Not everyone gets to be locked up and beaten by Z-"
"No. For taking me inside, away from prying eyes, and saving my sister. Without you interfering we probably would have just bled to death out on the path before being taken by the authorities."
The boy's face was deliciously contorted with rage. This is a proud one, never willing to admit to helping the enemy. He
Across The Line-Chapter 3-Across The Line by oodgal129
Zim woke up to see his robot sitting on him, eyes wide and mouth thin set. "Gir! Get off me this instant!"
Nothing. Neither moved for a fraction of a second before a bellowing screech escaped the android's mouth.
"You've been sleeping for a long while, Mastah! You don't look so good."
He tried sitting up. It didn't work. Now he was starting to panic. "Why can't I move?"
He was answered by red eyes and a drawn-out phrase. "It looks like your spine got snaaaapped!"
"Then FIX IT! Zim is of no use lying uselessly on the ground! So much to do, so much to buuurn."
A sharp pain near his jugular made him tense. An empty injector lay on the floor near Gir's left hand. That tiny robot could be awfully quick when he wanted to be. As the feeling returned to his body, Zim breathed a heavy sigh and started to calm down.
Zim pushed Gir off his chest and sat up stiffly. Come to think of it, he didn't feel that great. He raised a hand to soothe his aching head and felt blood.
"Gir, what did