Hi son! Sorry I can't be here to see you off, I was called into the labs last minute. Send me a text once you've settled in. Don't be a stranger, you and your boyfriend can come over anytime you like.
Happy birthday! Love Dad
Even after a lifetime of neglect it still held a sting. His room was like a chasm now; everything was packed away, safely stored in Zim's base just waiting to greet its new home. Only a single suitcase remained, that and his beloved laptop. His room smelled so strange, so very clean. The abyss took place of the one that once made up Dib's heart. That chasm was filled now.
It was filled by Zim.
With a initiative smile Dib moved along, bags in hand and ready to go. Oh, how he'd yearned for this day. The house was so eerily quiet – save for the gentle drumming of a d-pad.
“Not so alone, I guess.” Dib smiled again, lingering upon the border of hell on Earth. “H-hey . . . Ga-”
“Oh. You're still here?” The d