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        "Dib?" asked a strangely soft voice over the device in the human's hand.

        "What is it space-boy?" Dib asked spitefully. He hated the irken, and how the alien had gotten his phone number was beyond him.

        "Dib, Do you think," There was a short pause and a shuddered breath could be heard from the cell phone, "Dib do you think I'm a good invader?" The irk finally asked.

        "What does that have to do with anything?" The human asked irritatedly after a long pause. The alien was always so vague and it ticked him off almost as much as the alien's screaming.

        "I just have to know." Zim replied softly, trying to keep his voice level and calm.

         "Well if you must know, I think you're a horrible invader and I wish you'd just get off this fucking planet. Now leave me alone so I can get some sleep." The teen snapped, letting his thumb hover over the 'end call' button.

        The irken sucked in a sharp gasp as though he'd been hurt physically. He'd been ready for the human to say no, but to swear at him and just brush him aside was another matter. His body trembled as he tried to hold back his tears and he closed his eyes to regain his composure. "Alright." He whispered, his voice sounding broken, "Goodnight Dib."

        "Whatever." The human mumbled irritatedly as he shut the phone with a loud snap, mumbling about how stupid the alien was acting.

        "I love you." Zim whispered more to himself. He finally let the tears he'd been holding back all day spill over his cheeks. The alien shut the phone with a less harsh sound and extended the hand holding it out in front of him. He let the phone slide from his grip and it fell. It fell the 200 feet down before plunging into a river of icy cold water.

        The alien stepped up onto the first rung of the bridge's railing, letting the soft wind tickle at is face. He had always called the planet horrible and ugly but in truth he thought it couldn't have been more beautiful. The vast forests and oceans, the sunsets and the nights of watching the stars by himself; they were all beautiful.

        He let his right claw rest on the beam next to him to steady himself as he stepped up onto the next rung. 'How ironic,' he thought to himself, 'that I would die doing a human tradition.' He had heard the word a thousand times in movies and even mentioned among the more depressed teens at the hi skool, but he never thought he would do such a thing as suicide. The alien had always thought that the people who committed suicide were stupid, but now he knew their pain. He understood the pain of every last one of them.

        He looked down at his pocket making sure that the note he'd written was secure. The irken knew the humans would find his body. He just hoped they would find the note and give it to dib. The only thing on the note that was in English was Dib's name and the rest was in irken. He was sure the human could read it, no he was more than sure. The human's obsession with is language and other aspects of his culture were almost frightening, yet at the same time flattering, so he knew the human could read it.

        He let both of his feet rest on the top rung of the barrier between him and the watery abyss below. The only thing that could stop him now was Dib himself, but he knew the human would not come to save him. The human wouldn't have come if he'd known what the alien was doing. In fact when he found out he'd probably throw a party, and that was the thing that hurt worst of all. The fact that the human did not care for him at all and probably never would…was the thing that caused Zim to finally take the last step.

        He plunged through the air and the world became a blur of color. The harsh wind whipped the wig from his head and he smiled at the exhilarating feeling. The water was coming up fast, but Zim still saw the reflection of the stars and moon. 'Dib loves the stars.' He thought to himself before he plunged face first into the freezing cold water.

        There was a few seconds of agony as Zim's pak tried to heal him, but the water was eating at him like acid. For those few seconds he knew nothing but pain and he wanted to scream but when he opened his mouth the water came rushing into his lungs and it hurt more. Eventually the device on his back became too waterlogged to function and it shut down.
OMG SUPER DEPRESSING!
Anyway after I finish the ending you guys will get to find out the other reason why he killed himself, what the note says, and what Dib's reaction will be. (I made Dib look like an ass lol)

This was semi inspired by the lyrics to a song by Atreyu...don't know the exact name but here's the part that inspired it.

Standing on the edge,
battle in my head,
I'm dying to know
I'm dying to know


If I take this leap,
to fail or succeed,
I'm dying to know
I'm dying to know

This is it, I've shaken.
My body's aching,
I lose my hold,
I will let go.
This is it, I'm falling.
My wings need to grow.
I lose my hold,
I will let go.
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HisFavoriteDarkAngel Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm crying... I'm crying.... TT^TT
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Pandapaws12 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
damn...........i was having a pretty good day and then i read this........now im sad...............);
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Spacesis Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i read this while listening to sacrifice by tatu......i love this story so much and i will never get tired of reading it
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Crazy-cartoon-nut Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Is there a sequel?
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WinterRaine Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
You made me cry!! :cries: But it was SO GOOD!!!
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zadrfreak912 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012   Artist
wow
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PnFfan1 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
So sad but so good.
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TomokoGirlAgain Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
oh my goodness, it hurts! but it's a good kind of ache because it's so good! great job!
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RykaNyth Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
lovely. good job!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010
Thanks I'm glad you enjoyed it =3
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DarkGamer72 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm not sure how to convey all my sadness at this well written depressing story without longer space to type it in.. very well written, + that does sound like a good song, but I almost wanted to cry, why must Dib hate him !? He must love Zim ! LOVE HIIIIMMM !! :D
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010
Lol I think I have the second part of this written out, someone convinced me into continueing it >.>
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DarkGamer72 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh the sadness (:
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Amaya1772 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010  Student General Artist
:'(
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pinkpearl110 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWESOME but why was Dib such a jackass? poor Zim very hurt and heart broken. WRITE MOAR!!!!!!! I wanna know the rest! :iconlove:
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010
There's a chapter two >.>
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pinkpearl110 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD sorry I found it. ( stupid me )
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010
Lol
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Hetaliacosplayerkk Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010  Student Digital Artist
omg, you are so friggin depressing! you made me cry!!!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010
I'm sorry D=
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Hetaliacosplayerkk Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010  Student Digital Artist
is ok. if it was good enough to make me cry, then that's a good thing!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010
Yay!
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Hetaliacosplayerkk Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2010  Student Digital Artist
hehe!
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EmoChick4427 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010
i love atreyu and when i read the author comments i had to look it up so i obsessed over it all night and the song is Lose It (and just to conclude my theory i looked it up on a lyrics site so heres it is >>>> [link] ) (P.S. love the story !! when will you upload the 3rd one?)
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2010
I dunno when I'll be uploading the 3rd one, I'm not giving up on this fanfic it's just that I have so many others to finish T.T
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rejectsuperstar Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2010
so...heartbreaking... Dib would have answered like that, too... very IC.

Gotta read Reproductive Joos to cheer up now LOL chaser
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010
Lol, hooray for cheering up with Reproductive Joos xD
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Kage-Arashi Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010
gasp!!do you have the next part up yet!!??!!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010
Yup, but it's not the end of the story >.<
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Kage-Arashi Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2010
gasp!!
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InvaderD Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
XU CURSE YOU!!!!!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
Please don't kill me o.o *hides behind a couch of doom.*
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InvaderD Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
>:U I know your there. Get out! -pokes couch with a carrot-
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
AAAAH NOT THE CARROT!!! *Clings to ceiling fan.*
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InvaderD Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
>:U Yes! I gotz me the carrot of DOOM! How dare you leave us a cliff hanger in the story!?

-throws carrot at you but misses- -3- Rats...that was my only carrot.
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
Cliffhangers are fun to right =3
*shields face in case you find more carrots.*
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InvaderD Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
:U That was a pretty good cliffhanger. -has peanuts-
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2010
Not peanuts!!!!!! *climbs up on ceiling fan and hides.*
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kikyo999111 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aww!! not fair! cliffhanger!
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
*evil laughter*
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kikyo999111 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol but ouchys the water was painful
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
I know but I suck at writing pain and emotion >.<
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kikyo999111 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no You dont! i mean the water part actuly was pretty realistic
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
Really? When I go back and read anything I write I either think I messed it up completely or put too much detail in it and made it sound cheesey.
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kikyo999111 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well I liked how you put it even though the part where the water filled his lungs actully seemed that It would happen (iff he actully jumped i mean)
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HettyBobcat Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
:dead: o m g so sad. :( :( :( :( :( :(
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009
Sorreh it's supposed to be sad.
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HettyBobcat Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah. You did a good job.
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Kiatonasy Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009
Thanks ^.^
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benjiisadogsname Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I... But... NOOOO! NO, GODDAMMIT, WHY?!?!?! He can't... he can't fucking die! No offense, it's very well written, but that's not ZADR! It's not ZADR unless Dib reciprocates his love! He must love him back! HE MUST!! GAH!

I like it though...
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