The World Keeps Shifting » by GeekCat Part of the "Touch Starved and Sated" series, sequel to "A Softer Start". Dib's world shifted, of course, the second he chose to go with Zim...and that changed Zim's world, too. But a few encounters make Dib question if the shift was truly a good one...and he and Zim will need to figure out together what the new life they're starting will look like.
T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 11k+, favs: 1, updated: 12/3 published: 11/26, [Zim, Dib] Gir, Gaz
15Secretly Defective » by Deliverer Irkens had long evolved beyond any desire for romance or intimacy. A civilization as advanced as theirs had no need for it. Longing for such things was a sign of a defective. She hadn't even liked him to start and he certainly hadn't liked her! How had this happened? Irkens were not supposed to be in love, least of all the Tallest. But she was. So was he. Now what did they do?
T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 40k+, follows: 1, updated: 12/2 published: 11/24, [Almighty Tallest Miyuki, Almighty Tallest Spork]
87The Future is Strange » by Feedingfrenzy91 You guys remember that episode where Zim found a way to travel through time, but couldn't send the giant robot, so he sent piggies instead? What if Dib found a way to send himself back in time? Or at least he thought he did.
K+, English, Friendship & Sci-Fi, chapters: 23, words: 49k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 11/30 published: 2/14, Zim, Gir, Dib, Gaz
4Help My Husband's an…ALIEN? » by DireWolfEmily In the years following the Florpus incident much has changed. The resistance has grown, Earth and her sister planets are surrounded by a familiar force field, and several have joined the fight against Irk. However, after many years of peace the Tallest have launched an attack that forces them back into war! Can Zim finally end their needless bloodshed? Find out now!
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 5, words: 21k+, favs: 11, follows: 11, updated: 11/27 published: 10/31/2022
5Protocol 27 » by ThisDude What if Zim could grow as a person? What if he realized that torture, maiming, and disfiguring weren't the right ways to go about conquering Earth? What if he had someone watching him? All this and more dwells within the binary. Canon consistent for a brief moment, then major departures that lead to lasting consequences. Possible eventual ZATR, maybe.
K+, English, Mystery & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, updated: 11/26 published: 11/8, Zim, Dib, Tak, Prof. Membrane
19Among Stars » by Sadguychet When Iiek was chosen to be an Invader in Operation Impending Doom 2, she was overjoyed. Finally, a chance to disappear into the vastness of the galaxy, she even had the perfect planet picked out. Unfortunately her ship was attacked and her warp drive was destroyed. Now here she is, stranded on a planet Zim of all people. How fun. Oh well, her plan would work just fine here.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 21k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 11/20 published: 9/11, [OC, Gaz] Zim, Dib
A Softer Start by GeekCat Part of the "Touch Starved and Sated" series, sequel to "To Those Who Wait". Zim's plan to make Dib surrender to him is finally completely successful! Now he can just take some time to relax and enjoy just keeping his human around...and to make sure Dib knows he made the right choice by coming with him.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 8k+, 11/12, [Dib, Zim]
23 Invader Zim: Strength of the Tallest » by Deliverer A mistake had been made in the smeeting process. It was supposed to be an impossibility. Now instead of a single perfect smeet, the birthing pod spilled out two whose perfection was divided. Emotional attachment meant weakness. Irkens were not supposed to be weak. Where there was weakness though, there was strength too. Would that strength last, however, if one was lost?
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 78k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 11/3 published: 9/12, Red, Purple, Almighty Tallest Miyuki, Almighty Tallest Spork
9How did we get here? » by ArkaticTheLost Things have changed after all these years. But are they willing to accept these changes, or will they keep denying them? And when Dib gets the chance to get rid of Zim for good, will he take it, or will the two of them find something else to keep them together. (Zadr story, Teen rating, I don't own anything. Enjoy) (P.S Post Enter the Florpus)
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 22, words: 134k+, favs: 19, follows: 12, updated: 11/2 published: 3/4/2022, Zim, Gir, Dib, Gaz
8Garra y uña » by MarioUchihaMarston Colección al con mini relatos del Zagr.
K+, Spanish, Humor & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 10/30 published: 10/9, [Zim, Gaz] Dib
5 How Bright the Stars Look by Dib07 Zim goes down for some general maintenance and discovers a really bad leak in the deepest parts of his base. Parts of the tunnel are flooded. He is apprehensive, but he gets into his suit and goes down. Oneshot. Disclaimer: I do not own the characters.
T, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 6k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 10/30, Zim, Gir, Dib, Computer
110 It Wasn't About Revenge » by ScriptNinja After Zim is told the truth about his mission and exiled, Tak is ordered by the Tallest to ensure he never returns. This time, with plans for revenge in mind, she heads back to Earth to destroy him for ruining her life. Unfortunately, things don't always go according to plan. Z&TR
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 18, words: 105k+, favs: 132, follows: 129, updated: 10/30 published: 1/25/2019, Zim, Dib, Tak
To Those Who Wait » by GeekCat Sequel to "Chains of Silk". Dib, still trapped by Zim, plots his escape. But Zim has already (metaphorically) sunk his claws into him...and even if Dib runs, Zim isn't going to give up that easily. Even if Dib is able to free himself from Zim's clutches, can he really escape the effect Zim now has on him?
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 10/29 published: 10/15, [Zim, Dib] Gir, Computer
55The Last Irken » by Diet of Wurms After the Florpus Incident, Zim finds himself unable to contact the Tallest or, more worryingly, any other Irkens. With his PAK malfunctioning and the network failing, he resorts to asking for help from the now-distant and disillusioned Dib. But this repair unearths a mystery that leads the pair on a strange journey through the secret history of the Irken Empire.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 92k+, favs: 67, follows: 76, updated: 10/25 published: 10/10/2019, Zim, Dib
89Disillusionment » by andalitebandit-6 Dib makes a discovery about himself that changes everything. He decides to ask Zim to help him leave the planet, but he wants to make sure humanity remembers him before he leaves.
K+, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 18, words: 28k+, favs: 92, follows: 109, updated: 10/24 published: 8/25/2007, [Zim, Dib]
30Charlie's Story » by K-IsForKhaos When a normal girl, Charlie, suddenly has a spaceship land in her backyard, her world turns upside down. With help from paranormal investigator Dib, she learns about this being: Zim. A alien which she must rid as soon as possible. Or is that so? Charlie soon discovers that all is not simple about this particular alien...
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 26, words: 26k+, favs: 24, follows: 24, updated: 10/22 published: 10/30/2012, Zim, Dib
71Ruby Pair » by Zim'sMostLoyalServant After a chance meeting, Zim and Tenn team up. These are their adventures. Eventual Zim/Tenn.
T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 7, words: 78k+, favs: 73, follows: 76, updated: 10/13 published: 12/29/2019, [Zim, Tenn] Gir, Minimoose
25Understandings » by Slurpee Monster Laes finds himself in prison again, but that's the least of his troubles... Now that the real threat has been revealed, the Tallest begins to gather whatever remains of his allies and followers. Will there be a bloody battle, or can the Irkens and the Invaders come to understand each other before more death and carnage happens? (Part 3 in the Misunderstandings series)
T, English, Friendship & Angst, chapters: 22, words: 67k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 10/9 published: 5/14/2021, Red, Lard Nar
10Take Another Step » by mistytales1303 Dib notices Zim suddenly acting strange and investigates, learning that Zim isn't entirely as hopelessly obsessed with invasion as he thought he was.
T, English, Supernatural & Friendship, chapters: 14, words: 107k+, favs: 27, follows: 26, updated: 10/7 published: 6/28/2020
Chains of Silk » by GeekCat Sequel to "Attention to the Forgotten". Dib won't surrender to Zim, no matter how nice he pretends to be. Even captured, he'll fight against...whatever Zim is trying to do to him. Zim refuses to give up on this plan of his, though, giving Dib even more attention and affection. The human will have to surrender fully at some point...
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 10/1 published: 9/24, [Dib, Zim] Computer
1 Misc IZ fic dumpster » by Yo-Snappy Another Invader Zim fic dumpster that doesn't fit into my other ones. Contains ZaDf, but the ships are w other characters.
K+, English, Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, favs: 1, updated: 9/28 published: 7/15/2021, Zim, Dib, Gaz, Gir
4 Irken Courtship Rituals » by GeekCat Dib and Zim have always been mortal enemies, fighting over the fate of Earth. Dib despises Zim, and knows he'll never give up fighting him until one of them finally beats the other for good. Turns out that their fighting is the equivalent of Irken dating. And now, after one big, significant fight, they're pretty much married in Zim's eyes.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 37k+, favs: 10, follows: 6, updated: 9/10 published: 7/9, [Dib, Zim] Gaz
The Empress » by hannahphora [Sequel to EBT] It's been three years since the EBT, and the first universal symposium is about to begin. Hannah is an ambassador for Earth, but she's about to step into an even larger role. Can she balance her heritage and her future in a way that preserves her own identity? Will the Tallest and Lard Nar ever be able to settle their differences? Will Gir take over the universe?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 18k+, follows: 2, updated: 9/9 published: 2/21, Dib, Red, Purple, Mr. Dwicky
3 Embrace the Bacon by WillDreamer GIR really needs to be more polite to his dreams.
K, English, Humor & Sci-Fi, words: 935, favs: 2, follows: 1, 9/8, Gir
4Note From Dib by Harum.sakura96 A serious note from Dib. The wrong interpretations have to stop.
T, English, Drama, words: 217, 9/3