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Kara Wild
(kara.wild@gmail.com)
A Desperately Needed Ending to "Depth Takes a Holiday"
Category: Alternate History

It's the ending that puts the whole sorry mess that was "Depth Takes a Holiday" into perspective by saying: IT WAS ONLY A DREAM!!! And wait'll you see: the reality was even worse...
The Driven Wild Universe [Artwork]
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

Kara's "Daria" continuum, set mostly before the end of Season 4, which focuses more on relationship issues and "what makes the characters tick."
I Don't (The Aftermath)
Category: Miscellaneous

Amy recalls what happened after she and Daria left the Wedding From Hell for cheese fries. A scene originally cut from the Driven Wild Universe episode "All But Forgotten."
Mother's Milk
Category: Miscellaneous

In this ficlet set in the post-Driven Wild Universe, a year after "Memory Road," Daria and Quinn get the urge to try their Aunt Amy's breast milk... with unexpected results.
Revision
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

A horror-comedy tale of what happens when Helen tries a little too hard to be young, and the consequences it has for a fledgling Daria/Trent relationship. Set between "Dye! Dye! My Darling" and "Is It Fall Yet?". Part of Thomas Mikkelsen's "Tales From the 'Burbs" collection.
They Came from Planet Xulfanex (*)
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Quinn learns that her math teacher is an alien, and from there things only get crazier, as she and Daria discover the truth about their family origins. A "B-movie fanfic" set in the Driven Wild Universe (a few weeks after "Memory Road"), but not part of the Driven Wild Universe continuum.

Kathrine Ritchie
(mln81@yahoo.com)
Greenpieces
Category: School Situations

Lawndale High saves the planet... um, well, not really.
Tanfastic
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria goes to the beach, with some unwelcome company...

Katie Binko
Last Letters
Category: Miscellaneous

The writings of three Lawndale teenagers, expressing their feelings about leaving and staying in Lawndale after graduating from high school.

Kayla Jones
(jkj2@home.com)
Twist of Fate [Artwork]
Category: Romance

Trent realizes his feelings for Daria, while Quinn is in the opposite of kitty heaven sitting for Sandi's cat, Fluffy, while she's out of town.

Kelly
(cjiskelly@yahoo.com)
Battle of the Bands
Category: Romance

Mystik Spiral had entered a Battle of the Rock Bands, but the thing is they must have a girl in the band or they will get disqualified. So they ask Daria, but when the Battle finally comes up, so does Monique. Can Daria deal with Monique getting up on her man?
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria has some adventures -- make that misadventures -- and things make a change for the better... or worse, depending on your point of view.

Kemical Reaxion
(kemicalreaxion@yahoo.com)
Barely Tales
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

Fairy tales. We've all heard them... but not like this!
Cheese Is The Word (*)
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Daria and the gang are seniors, and are wreaking havoc on the town of Lawndale. Yes, this is a parody of "Grease," but it's NOT your average musical! Five parts plus footnotes; links to each are at the bottom of each story.
Cyber Stacy (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

Stacy meets a guy in a chat room. Everything is great, until she agrees to meet him in person. Meanwhile, Jane has been acting strange around Tom and Daria, but only Jane knows why.
On Guard (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria takes on the job of crossing guard as part of her forced participation in Career Observance Day, while Jane seizes the opportunity to humiliate Quinn by bringing her modeling career to a screeching halt.
One Hundred Percent [Artwork] (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

After the events of "Dye! Dye! My Darling," Jane finds herself alone with no one to turn to. Reluctantly, she finds a friend in the most unlikely of people -- Monique. But after confiding in her, Jane realizes Monique has a few secrets of her own.
The QB Next Door (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria gets an unexpected visit from the QB. But what could he possibly want from her? The answer might just surprise you.
Why 2K? (*)
Category: Romance

On New Year's Eve 1999, as Lawndale loses electricity, anything can happen. Hearts are broken, secrets are revealed, and somebody gets a much needed shower. It's the party of the Millennium, baby!
Would You Like to Take a Survey? (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

You know those annoying email surveys you're always getting? Daria, Jane, Trent, and Quinn answer some rather insightful and ridiculous questions in their own unique, ridiculous ways!

Ken T.
The Wizard of Ug
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Daria and Jane find themselves in the land of Oz, 60 years later.

Kendra Steiner
Don't Wait Up [Artwork]
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria, depressed and alone, turns to a permanent solution to her problems, and the town of Lawndale is shocked and helpless.

Kenji
(dsteiner@uswest.net)
Alias: Melody Powers (*)
Category: Miscellaneous

Melody Powers. Who is she? Where did she come from? Find out here!

Kero
(tzayas@bitstorm.net)
Flowered
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria wins concert tickets to see and meet the Wallflowers.

KewlDaria
(kewldaria@aol.com)
Daria's Cheap Makeover
Category: Romance

Daria gets a makeover to try to impress Trent.

Kim
(tommygirl71684@yahoo.com)
Daria's Reality
Category: Romance

Daria faces the facts about her feeling's for Trent.

Kristen Bealer
86 Bottles of Beer
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

"I'm sorry, what did you say you do? I thought I heard intelligence, but that can't be right." In this parody of the TV show "Get Smart," Kevin Thompson, CONTROL Agent 86, is all that prevents KAOS from succeeding in its many plots for world domination. God help us all.
All Hallows' Peeved
Category: Holidays

It's Halloween! Young Daria goes trick-or-treating with Helen, Quinn agonizes over finding just the right costume, and Jake prepares to wage a one-man war against pranksters. A precanon fanfic based on a photograph in "The Daria Diaries."
Balletdictorian
Category: Past & Future

Six-year-old Jodie Landon dreams of being the perfect ballerina, but life takes a few interesting turns along the way as she struggles to win her parents' support and attention.
Barch Nemesis
Category: Past & Future

Jake encounters an unlikely kindred spirit. A response to an Iron Chef issued by JoeMerl: Random Pairing Challenge!
Before the Deprogramming
Category: Past & Future

Thirteen-year-old Jane Lane joins the Girl Scouts in an attempt to get out of baby-sitting. She finds it tougher than she expected as she struggles to survive a ruthless cookie sale competition, two hyperactive children, and ten thousand verses of "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt."
Blood, Sweat and Cheers
Category: Alternate History

Chaos erupts when Jane Lane does the unthinkable: she joins the cheerleading squad. An alternate universe story that branches off from "The F Word."
But What About the Baby (Sitter)?!
Category: Miscellaneous

During her first summer in Lawndale, Daria has to deal with two challenges at once: her crush on Trent, and baby-sitting. Will she get over her shyness? Will she learn to change a diaper? Will she survive the experience?
Card Games
Category: Past & Future

Ten year old Daria has a brush with popularity because of... books? A fanfic based on a photo from "Masochist's Memories" in The Daria Diaries: "I always got invited to slumber parties. I was the only one with an adult library card."
Country Wisdom
Category: Past & Future

What really happened during Daria's original stay at Camp Grizzly? A fanfic based on comments and flashbacks from "Camp Fear."
Daria's Inferno: A Not-So-Divine Comedy
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Jane leads Daria on a trip through Hell, in more ways than one. A parody of "Dante's Inferno."
Don't Sweat the Mall Stuff
Category: Miscellaneous

Quinn and Sandi are at their worst while competing over prom dresses. Stacy is at her best while working at a pet store. Tiffany simply is. Just another day at the mall, assuming everyone survives the experience.
Double-Crossed Girls
Category: Alternate History

Val is coming to Lawndale to visit the winner of the "Spend a Day With Val" contest...Quinn Morgendorffer! An AU take on the episode "The Lost Girls."
For Better or For Worse, For Richer or For Poorer
Category: Miscellaneous

Erin is sent to Switzerland when she files for divorce, but she finds the journey more painful than she expected. A story that looks behind the scenes of the episode "Aunt Nauseam."
Fortune's Fool
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A dim-witted football player and an empty-headed cheerleader become star-crossed lovers in a parody of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
I'm Dreaming of A Trite Christmas
Category: Holidays

Helen and Jake decide to stay home for Christmas instead of visiting family, and plan to make it the best Christmas ever. They, along with their four- and three-year-old daughters Daria and Quinn, find that the task is not as easy as they'd hoped.
I've Waited Here For You
Category: Alternate History

What if Daria had asked Trent out at the end of "Lane Miserables"? An AU that turns shipper convention on its head.
The Idiocy
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Getting home is half the battle. Literally. A parody of Homer's "The Odyssey."
It's Like the Beginning of an Era
Category: Past & Future

In seventh grade, nothing will keep Sandi from becoming popular... not even volunteer work. Based on a flashback from "Daria Dance Party."
The Life and Death of Stacy III
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Stacy's true motives are at last revealed! Based on the famous opening monologue from William Shakespeare's "Richard III". A response to an Iron Chef issued by Richard Lobinske: Write the cast into one of Shakespeare's plays.
A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing
Category: School Situations

Just another uneventful day at the LHS library. Aside from the ghost, that is.
Mission: Impawsible
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

The cats and dogs of Lawndale fight like...well, like cats and dogs. But they also work hard to defend the town from its enemies. When a strange new danger arises, can they uncover the mystery and protect the innocent before it's too late?
A Monster in the Unmaking
Category: Miscellaneous

Steve Taylor, Brittany's father, is forced to take a good look at his life. He doesn't like what he sees. Story inspired by Mike Xeno's "Irredeemable Daria Characters" PPMB thread.
Moving the Goalposts
Category: School Situations

Sandi Griffin has a serious problem with her best friend. Set during the episode "The Misery Chick."
Out of Fashion
Category: Alternate History

When the Fashion Club disbands at the end of "Fat Like Me," the consequences spread throughout all of Lawndale. An AU story that turns the lives of Sandi, Quinn, and Stacy upside-down.
Over the River and Through the Mood Swings
Category: Holidays

What could be worse than Thanksgiving dinner with a dysfunctional family? How about two Thanksgiving dinners with two dysfunctional families? The Morgendorffers learn this the hard way in a holiday story set six years prior to the series.
A QB Grows in Lawndale
Category: Alternate History

What would have happened if Kevin decided not to rejoin the football team at the end of "A Tree Grows in Lawndale"? An AU story that follows the ex-QB through both victories and setbacks.
Quinn of Hearts
Category: School Situations

While Daria and Jane struggle to find a new after-school hangout, Quinn struggles with the frustratingly stupid Fashion Club and her own frustratingly intelligent brain while working on a school project.
Shake, Shake, Quiver and Quake
Category: Past & Future

A teenage Jake Morgendorffer struggles to survive military academy bullies, a grueling training course, and his first date to a school dance in this pre-canon story.
Something Is Rotten in the State of Lawndale
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Vengeance!? Swordfighting!? Self-esteem workshops!? Daria must avenge her father's death, but there's less murder and more silliness in this parody of Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
Squandered Potential
Category: Past & Future

Anthony DeMartino's first year at Lawndale High School may also be his last. A precanon fanfic that explores how Mr. DeMartino turned into the high strung, eye bulging, syllable-stressing teacher we know and love... sort of.
The Ted Zone
Category: School Situations

We first met Ted in "The New Kid," but then he disappeared almost entirely from the show. Two seasons later, he got one line in a single episode that confirmed he was still attending Lawndale High. What the hell was he doing during all that time? Let's find out.
Tapped Out
Category: Past & Future

Young Daria discovers a new skill in tap dancing class, and decides to find out how it will benefit her at home and at school.
Trix of the Trade
Category: Past & Future

Daria struggles to prove that Quinn's imaginary friend doesn't exist...but the imaginary friend has other ideas. Based on a comment in "Groped by an Angel."
When the Bough Breaks
Category: Past & Future

After becoming a mother for the first time, Jodie finds herself struggling to meet the new challenges she faces.
Why?
Category: School Situations

Kevin seeks the answer to a vitally important question.

Kristin Wegner
(razumihin@hotmail.com)
Have Daria, Will Travel
Category: Romance

Trent is forced by his parents to travel the U.S and become cultured (or else get a job and go to college) and Jane is sent alongside him. Of course, Trent brings Jesse and Jane brings Daria. It's a whirlwind of sightseeing and hijinks with the Daria crowd.
Sappy Holidays
Category: Holidays

It's the Yuletide season in Lawndale, and the Daria crew is ready to do a little celebrating of their own. The Morgendorffers and the Lanes (plus Jesse) have a real-life White Christmas in Racine, WI.

Kyra Dilston
(Kytt126@aol.com)
Turning Out the Lights
Category: Miscellaneous

A short story in which Jane and Trent deal with a painful loss.