A week later.
Silence seemed to take over Zim and Gaz. Zim did not know how to break the silence, or how to talk to Gaz.
Gaz on the other hand wished for Zim to end said silence. She'd rather him make the mess, that she would not have to help clean up. So she waited.
Zim- who could now sit up on his own, but only in moderation- sat up, and decided it was time to break the silence.
He coughed, "Gaz, I have a question."
Gaz opened one eye, "What is it?"
Zim tugged at the collar of his shirt, "Well I just- ZIM would like to know why we haven't spoken much." Zim clenched his fists waiting for the worse.
"I really don't know Zim. I guess it's because I've been think too much." She replied, allowing Zim to settle.
"Thinking about what?" He asked, while she sat on the bed.
"Oh- a couple of random thoughts." Zim smiled at her response, and positioned himself next to her, letting out a huff of pain.
He leaned on her so he could breathe, which was hard for him to do when sitting upright. His eyes were glued to the floor, and his face was an emerald blush. Gaz had a light pink blush about her as they sat there. Zim could hear Gaz's quick and rhythmic heart beat which calmed him nerves, he closed his eyes.
"Zim we need to talk about what happened-" Zim interrupted her.
"Is that you?" He asked while pointing to a picture frame on the wall.
"Yeah. . ." She answered realizing that Zim changed the subject.
"Zim," She paused, "please listen. I need to know- I need to know things."
"Things?" He asked.
"Yeah you know." Gaz sighed.
Zim giggled painfully, "So you want to know more about me, am I that amazing of a guy?"
Gaz rolled her eyes, "ZIM JUST- huh- tell me." She growled.
Zim leaned back against the wall, "Gaz I already told you how I feel. What more could you need to know?"
Gaz frowned deeply, "I want to know- to know- if you're actually going to do anything about it?"
"I will," He started, "but I must warn you, if I do there is no- and I mean no turning back."
Gaz opened her eye, "Do what, exactly?"
Zim motioned for her to come closer, as if it was a big secret, she came a little closer. Zim motioned for her to get even closer, and she did.
Then Zim grabbed her shoulders, "This is what." Then he brought him into a deep, long kiss.
Meanwhile in the moon base.
Tak sat across from Dib, attending to his wounds. "At least it is a little better than when you came here." She commented.
Dib reached down and grabbed her hand, "Tak you're hurting me."
Tak took her hand back, "Sorry, I wasn't aware."
Dib nodded in understanding, she always seems jumpy and nervous when addressing to Dib's wounds.
Tak then began to wrap in back into bandages, "I'm glad you're a fast healer." She noted.
"I'm glad to have a guardian angel by my side." Dib smiled.
"You better be," Tak paused, "There how does that feel?"
Dib stood and walked around a bit, "It feels better, thanks." He smirked.
Tak sat back on her chair, tired and flushed. "You need some rest," Dib frowned.
"No, I need to find a way to become Irken again." She growled.
Dib sighed, "No, you need rest. Since you did such a good job taking care of me, now it's your turn to be taken care of."
"No, I refuse!" Tak yelled angrily.
Dib grabbed her hand, and made an attempt to pull her, but he did not have the strength. He sighed, "Fine! Go ahead see if I care!" He then lay on his bed, "I'm going to sleep!"
Tak opened her mouth to object but instead she found herself lying next to him, in his embrace. "Okay fine, just don't yell at me again."
Dib smiled, "Of course."
Then they both dozed off into a gentle sleep.