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D.W.I.
Thoughts During a Boring Speech
Category: School Situations

Daria's thoughts during Ms. Li's incredibly long, incredibly boring graduation speech.

Dallas Bolen
(slipknotstonesourmudvayne@yahoo.com)
Dammit!
Category: Miscellaneous

Feeling a little deja vu? Daria and Jane go on yet another trip with Mystic Spiral.
Dammit! Part 2
Category: Romance

Daria, Jane, and Mystic Spiral finish up their trip.

Daniel Callahan
Daria Morgenpotter & The New Same-Old, Same-Old
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Mix a little "Daria" with a little "Harry Potter" and what do you get? Well...

Daniel O. Gilbert
The Mission
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Daria helps the love of her life, Trent, save his mother from rebels in Central America, with the help of John Thomas Rourke of "The Survivalist Series."

Daniel Suni
(daniel.suni@kolumbus.fi)
End Weekend, End
Category: Miscellaneous

Jane gets sick. Daria gets bored. Helen gets worried, and demands that Daria attend a course in positive thinking. Matter and anti-matter collide on a weekend that just drags on and on and on...
Hotter than Hades [Artwork]
Category: Miscellaneous

Things heat up when an unusually intensive warm front descends upon Lawndale.
How Deep It Goes
Category: Miscellaneous

An introspective, six-part story on the meaning of life, as Daria tries to cope with the suicide of a close friend and the reasons behind it. Warning: if you're looking for a light read, look elsewhere, as this story is guaranteed to make you think.
A Lousy Deal
Category: Miscellaneous

The nurse at Lawndale High discovers a few cases of head lice, and thanks to Ms. Li, Daria, Jane and Jodie end up with the task of informing the school on what to do. But how will the Fashion Club handle this crisis...?
Satura Tota Nostra Est
Category: School Situations

When Daria, of all people, is caught cheating, Ms. Li decides to take advantage of the situation, and Daria finds herself *really* stuck between a rock and a hard place. (And if you want to find out what the title means, you'll have to read the story!)
A Sick, Sad Goodbye
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria and Jane have a discussion about their favorite TV show.

Daniel T. Dey
The Highland Invasion
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Just when Daria thought she could leave Highland behind, the first Lawndale-Highland exhibition football game brings an influx of students, faculty, family and fans from Highland. To make matters worse, Todd's gang, who is running from the law, brought two unflattering memories with them...
The Insubordinator
Category: School Situations

Lawndale High gets a new kid, who's got a bad habit of talking back to the faculty. This trait proves to be quite admirable to many of the students, including Daria, as he tells off teachers like Ms. Barch, and Ms. Li. But where does his hostility come from? Will we find out when Daria is forced to tutor him by Mr. O'Neill? Meanwhile, Mystik Spiral is teaming up with a more successful ska band for a duet album.
Quinn the Brain: Alternate Ending #2
Category: Alternate History

Daria's not satisfied with simply dressing like Quinn to threaten her identity. In this alternate version, she tags along on Quinn's date with the Three J's, and may end up with some of them.

Danielle
(rdda@massed.net)
Trouble with Groupies
Category: Miscellaneous

Trent and Jesse look for groupies.

Danny Bronstein
(dannyclark80@yahoo.com)
Ann
Category: Miscellaneous

Letters to Daria from an obsessed fan. Based on "Stan" by Eminem.
Fast Times at Lawndale High
Category: Past & Future

The adventures of Jane and Trent--before Daria came to Lawndale.
Hell Hath No Fury
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Daria discovers that she has telekinetic powers... on the eve of the Lawndale High prom. Things really heat up in this parody of Stephen King's "Carrie."
Misfit Love
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria becomes friends with the new kid in school, Jared Dorkowitz.
Misfit Love ML20: Twenty Years Later
Category: Past & Future

Daria's old nemesis, Jared Dorkowitz, is back and may be out to get her.
One-Band Town
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A crossover with the TV series "South Park."
Sex and the Cynical Girl
Category: Romance

Daria feels pressured to have sex with her boyfriend Trent.
Thicker than Water
Co-written by C.E. Forman
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria and Quinn learn about the Morgendorffer and Barksdale family histories when they have to produce a family tree for Mr. O'Neill's class. They get a little help from a visiting Aunt Amy, who gives in to a wild impulse and has a one-night stand that could turn out to have serious consequences.
Who Shot Principal Li? [Artwork]
Category: Miscellaneous

Ms. Li's latest unpleasant changes to the school (which includes the installation of a genuine electric chair) result in a turn of events that leads everyone to want to murder her. A homage to the classic "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" two-part episode of "The Simpsons."

Dante Tremere
(whyteagle@hotmail.com)
The Path Less Trodden
Category: Past & Future

A letter to Jane from Daria in the future.
The Story In Which Daria Goes to a Party, Gets Drunk, and Does Bad Things, Revisited
Category: Miscellaneous

The title pretty much tells the story, written with the "anti-shippers" in mind. NOT your average story!

Daria C. Montello
A Cruise Gone Wrong
Category: Miscellaneous

Go inside Daria's journal as she goes on a family cruise. Find out what happens to them when they are marooned on an island in this multi-part story.

Daria's Double (C.F.)
The Future Lawndale High
Category: Past & Future

The futures of the characters.

Dark Kuno
Two Halves
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Alternate History)

The continuing story of everyone's favorite family and their sarcastic leading lady... with one interesting difference. Life in Lawndale is now twice as cynical and sarcastic thanks to the presence of Quinn Morgendorffer's brother and sister, twins Daria and Alex.

Dark_One Shadowphyre
(darkone2813@mindspring.com)
In Dreams
Category: Romance

A late-night conversation between a young girl and an older musician turns to talk of romance.
One Night (prose version)
Category: Romance

Daria and Jane attend a party at Mystik Spiral bandmember Max's house. Daria ends up drinking too much of the spiked punch... and has the mother of all regrets when she wakes up the next morning. Original story by WWMyra.

Dave Hines
(boffo97@mail.com)
The Glory of Lawndale High
Category: School Situations

A new student shows up at Lawndale High, but he's not the same as the other students. How will Daria and company deal with a bully, especially when people in high places are protecting him?
The Revised Daria Fanfic Cliche Drinking Game
Category: Miscellaneous

A revised (with permission) version of the original by Aaron Solomon "Hierargo/Nails" (ben Saul Joseph) Adelman, now sorted by topic and with updated entries. How many drinks can come out of your favorite fanfic?

Dennis
(dkhigbee@comcast.net)
Across the Violet Sea
Category: Past & Future

An AU take on Daria's reaction to September 11, 2001, as a graduating member of New York University's Class of 2003.
Calling Calliope
Category: Past & Future

A chance encounter gets Tiffany mixed up with someone from her past. What does he want, and will it cost her?
Diary of a Mad Cat Lady
Category: Past & Future

A ficlet looking back on a life gone not quite according to plan.
A Family Deal
Category: Miscellaneous

Sure, Daria and her family can have a pleasant card game... in a story. But what would a Morgendorffer family card game look like in real life?
Girls Together Sarcasticaly
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Past & Future)

Daria's in Boston and in a band with some familiar faces, some expected and some surprising.
The Griffin Variations
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

A series of unrelated ficlets focusing on Sandi Griffin, her family, and the relationships among them and the rest of Lawndale.
Heartbeat in Iambic
Category: School Situations

Sandi realizes something she never knew when she submits a poem to a magazine for publication. Set during and after the fifth season episode "The Story of D."
Last Dance
Category: Past & Future

All is not as it seems when Daria finds herself out on the town enjoying life with... St. Patrick's Day?
Lie! Lie! My Darling!
Category: Alternate History

What if Tom had been the one who was honest about The Kiss? An alternate version of "Die! Die! My Darling!" where one change leads to a very different place.
Mata Dari
Category: Past & Future

Daria is nearing 30 with a dull job and a familiar boss who she hates. But is all as it seems?
One Step Forward
Category: Past & Future

A chance encounter on Dega Street leaves Daria with a decision to make about one of her old teachers.
Pluck'd a White Rose
Category: Romance

A different kind of Daria/Tom shipper. How different, you ask? Well, for one thing, it's set more than 500 years before the show.
That I Can Depend On
Category: Past & Future

Why does Jane get so angry when Tom eats her gummy bears in "Mart of Darkness?" And why can't she stand blue M&Ms? The answers lie with a younger Jane.
Tom's Eye View
Category: Miscellaneous

The events of "Dye! Dye! My Darling," as seen from Tom's point of view.
Turnabout Confusion
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (School Situations)

A heated argument leads the Sisters Morgendorffer to walk a week in each others' shoes. Will anything be left of Lawndale High when they're done?
A Twisted Little Corkscrew
Category: Past & Future

"How about the success, stardom, and eventual alcoholism?" Daria is a successful journalist, but the trappings of success are more like traps. See how she deals with one such trap in this ficlet.

Deref
(bfderef@yahoo.com.au)
Antipodean Daria
Category: Miscellaneous

Dinnertime at the Morgendorffers... with a twist.
The Kiss of Soft Wings
Category: Romance

A microfic in which Jamie takes Quinn for a fine dining experience.
A Pet for Quinn
Category: Miscellaneous

Quinn gets a pet. The word "unusual" only begins to describe it.
A Romantic Conversation
Category: Romance

Two lovers have a little romantic chat. An entry in one of the PPMB's "Iron Chef" contests.
Valentine's Day
Category: Holidays

Jane gets a Valentine's Day gift. An entry in one of the PPMB's "Iron Chef" contests.
Were Oh Were
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

A ficlet. Daria's having a bad day.
Writes of Passage [Artwork]
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

Love is never easy, true love even less so.

Note: This story includes content (language, violence, or sexual situations) that may not be appropriate for some readers.

Derek
Celebrity Jeopardy: Daria Edition
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

In the grand tradition of "Saturday Night Live" comes this wacky series of parodies of the celebrity editions of the venerable game show "Jeopardy!", this time starring characters from "Daria" and various personalities in "Daria" fandom. (Each episode is co-written by various guest authors.)

Dervish
(janerhynn@hotmail.com)
Call of Quinnthulhu
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Quinn has a secret of what life was like for her before she came to Lawndale. But now her secret can no longer be hidden, and she finds that it's part of an awful and awesome legacy that not only terrifies her, but threatens the very existence of all humanity.
Cries for Help
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Lawndale is in trouble when Mr. O'Neill discovers his monstrous potential. Alison, Wind, and Link guest star.

Note: This story includes content (language, violence, or sexual situations) that may not be appropriate for some readers.
An Ill Wind
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Daria finds herself in big trouble as she becomes the focus of a malevolent poltergeist. Daria horror inspired by the Bell Witch and the Amherst poltergeist.
Something To Shoot For
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

A shooting at Lawndale High shocks the nation, and makes everyone (especially their mother) wonder who Daria and Quinn Morgendorffer are. A three-part story with some minor crossover elements from "Beavis and Butt-Head Do America."

Devarie Hunter
Bloodshot [Artwork]
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria takes a blood type test in Ms. Barch's class, and is shocked at what she discovers.

Di
(dltbow@aol.com)
"Gifted" From Jane's POV
Category: Miscellaneous

The episode "Gifted," from Jane's point of view. A response to Dark Kuno's Iron Chef Challenge: The POV Shift.
Between the Boards
Category: Miscellaneous

Response to the PPMB Write-Off Challenge: What if Quinn was a jock?
Christmas Snow
Category: Holidays

A sequel to The Angst Guy's "April Is The Cruelest Month." It's the Christmas after the Colorado trip. How do Daria, Jane, Trent and Daryll celebrate it?
Correction
Category: Past & Future

How a tragic mistake that occurred in the past was fixed.
Daria - The Next Chapter
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Past & Future)

The new adventures of Daria and Jane, set over six years after the series (post-college).
Daria/Dorian
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)

Because of an ancient family curse, Daria is turned into a guy: Dorian Morgendorffer. How does he/she and everyone around them adjust and handle the change? Series starts between seasons 3 and 4, and is a response to the Iron Chef Challenge: "Genderbend wha!?"
The Graduation Gift
Category: Past & Future

Jane receives a special gift for her college graduation.
The Greatest Gift
Category: Past & Future

A five-year-old Daria receives a special Christmas present from her favorite aunt.
Janet Barch: My Life as a Tween Queen
Category: Past & Future

A little tale about a young Janet Barch and her quest to find a Davy Jones lunchbox.
The Lane That Wasn't
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

What road would you choose if you were given the choice? Jane Lane is about to find out.
The Question
Category: Romance

In response to Roxanne M's Iron Chef Challenge: "The Date." Mr. DeMartino and Mr. O'Neill have been dating for a year and Mr. DeMartino is ready to pop the question.
Tattoos and Tequila Don't Mix
Category: Miscellaneous

Write-off Challenge response featuring two Lawndale students going to a vacation spot for Spring Break. Do they make it back in time... and what do they tell their fellow classmates?
Ten Years
Category: Romance

Sequel to "Undefeated." It's Daria and Jane's ten year anniversary and Jane has a special gift for her wife.
There's Something Furry in Denmark
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Daria and the gang are putting on the play "Hamlet" with some rather, ah, "unique" costume ideas. Write off-challenge response to create a Dark Modern Fantasy.
Undefeated
Category: Romance

Daria and Jane's relationship has been dealt a major blow by an outside force. Can a phone call from an old friend save it before it is lost forever?
The Weight of Conscience
Category: Alternate History

Write-off challenge response. Quinn is in therapy for feeling as though she failed someone. A what-if the episode "Fat Like Me" had ended differently.
Where Do We Go From Here?
Category: Romance

The first prequel to "Undefeated" and "Ten Years." This is where Daria and Jane's relationship changes from friendship to something more.

Diana Morgan
(Mclemcan1@aol.com)
Just Another Day [Artwork]
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria decides to tell us her typical day in a journal entry.
Sick Sad Jamboree
Category: Miscellaneous

Lawndale high holds a "voluntary" picnic on the same day that "Sick, Sad World" premieres a brand new LIVE episode. Will Daria and Jane attend the "voluntary" picnic, or will they stay home and deal with Ms. Li later?

Diana Rajchel
Sew What?
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria has to do some quick thinking when Sandi, after failing to steal Tom away from Daria, tries to kick Quinn out of the Fashion Club as punishment for Daria's "social code violation."

Diane Long
Diane's Daria Continuum [Artwork]
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Romance)

A healthy dose of drama infuses this series of stories that focuses on Daria and Trent's romance, from its beginnings during Daria's high school days to many years into the future.
The Last Stupor
Co-written by Jon Kilner
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A dark comedy about the mixture of violence and idealism. Very loosely based on the film "The Last Supper."
Sea's Sorrow
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

When Daria accompanies Jane and Tom on a Mystik Spiral gig to a quaint bed-and-breakfast on the coast, the World's Biggest Skeptic finds herself (along with the rest of the gang) embroiled in a mystery of supernatural proportions.
The Trick's the Treat
Category: Romance

Sharp knives, pumpkins, and a healthy dose of sarcasm figure into the picture as Daria and Tom further explore their relationship on a chilly Halloween night.

Disco 3:16
(disco316@yahoo.com)
Acts of Cupidity
Category: Romance

When Valentine's Day has one too many, chaos reigns among the couples of Lawndale.
The Brain and the Beauty Redux
Category: Romance

In this remake of Ronin's "The Brain and the Beauty," an outcast and a popular girl find their worlds colliding after an innocent bet changes their lives forever.
Once Upon a Time in Lawndale
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A red-haired traveller looking for revenge.A babyfaced killer looking for power.A fashionable outlaw looking to clear her name.A gentleman from the East looking for a better life.It all happened once upon a time in Lawndale.
The Quinn Show
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Inspired by the film The Truman Show, as well as the "Hidden Nature" Iron Chef on the PPMB, Quinn realizes that her life isn't what she thought it was.
Snuffed Animals
Category: Alternate History

When the flames are put out, the fires are just beginning to burn. See how things might have developed had the events of "Fire!" happened differently.

DJW
(mechahead@hotmail.com)
Open Windows
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

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Doggieboy
(doggieboy80@hotmail.com)
Apocalyptic Daria
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

It's the end of the world as Daria and Jane know it, but they're far from feeling fine. An epic multi-part tale that depicts the days and weeks after a global thermonuclear war, and how the two amigas struggle to survive as the threads of civilization unravel around them.
The Cynic, The Fashionista, and The Jackass
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

A crossover western parody about a search for gold, with three of the most unlikely partners in the title roles.
Daria Goes to the Customs Office
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria has to help Quinn when she is arrested for smuggling. But will she?
Daria the Hoosier
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)

During the events of the episode "Daria!," Daria Morgendorffer suddenly finds herself taken from the Lawndale of her time and deposited in the Indiana of 1979. She must find a way to get back home while at the same time find help getting there.
A Little Vacataion
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)

Zombies, teleportation, alternate realities, and let's not forget the requisite mad scientist, all of which combine to create one of the most horrific adventures Daria has ever been on in this multi-part story. (A "Tales of the Ringbearers" story.)
A Night of Bells (But No Whistles)
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A temporary clothing change gets Daria the most unexpected kind of attention. A crossover with the Cartoon Network Adult Swim series "Robot Chicken."

Don Fields
(donothe13th@yahoo.com)
Everything You Know Is Wrong!
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

In a bizzare parody of the Firesign Theatre's audio play of the same name, Daria and Jane get mixed up with a hole to the center of the Earth, alien insurance investigators, and Art Bell fanboys.
It's the Millennium, Stupid! (Part 1)
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A terminally unfinished sequel to "The Sound of One Band Sucking," incorporating all sorts of wackiness from "South Park" and "The Blues Brothers."
Kind of Blue
Category: Miscellaneous

A (kinda) normal day at the movies with the Morgendorffers, among other things.
Somewhere Over the Edge
Category: Miscellaneous

In this dark comedy, Daria gets a good lesson on death, profits and the American Way, thanks to Upchuck and his "friends"...huh-huh.
The Sound of One Band Sucking
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Based on... excuse me, ripped off from Danny Bronstein's "One Band Town." Daria, Jane, and the rest of the Mystik's travel to a gig in South Park to perform at "CowFest '99." They barely survive (the cows incuded).
The Whole Damned Thing
Category: Miscellaneous

A wandering little story about Daria's quest for peace and quiet and other of life's useless things.

Dr T
Tigresses of Lawndale
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Alternate History)

The sequel to "Tigresses of Summer." After her summer at Ashfield, Daria brings a more aggressive attitude to her senior year.
Tigresses of Summer
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Alternate History)

We all know what happened in "Dye! Dye! My Darling." In the end, the experience probably strengthened Daria and Jane's friendship (despite the storms of that summer) and helped Daria mature to where she was at the end of "Boxing Daria" and "Is it College Yet?" Still, given the dynamics of the various characters of the show, was that course the only possible series of events? And, if not, how might that next summer have been different for Daria and Jane? Could things have worked out even better?

DragonPanther
(edgargaribaldi@mail.com)
Essay of Exile
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

In this crossover with "Invader Zim," Zim and Dib are assigned an essay, and Zim turns to the Lawndale citizens for help. A three-part story.

DW Death
(barely_human@yahoo.com)
Prepare for Bore
Category: Miscellaneous

The Lawndale perspective on the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This story has a happy ending; we can only hope that life imitates art.