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The L Word
By Medea42
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria freaks out when Tom says "those three little words" to her... then she REALLY freaks out when Trent does the same thing! Also, Daria helps Jodie do a little Kevin-torturing using A/V equipment and subliminal imagery.
Lady Lex
By Richard Lobinske
Category: Alternate History

A retrofic sequel to "Infamy". Stationed on board the USS Lexington, Ensign Tom Sloane gets his first combat experience during the Battle of the Coral Sea.
Lady Quinn
By Bacner
Category: Miscellaneous

After calling Daria her "cousin" just before she and Jane left for Boston, Quinn is writing her thoughts in the diary, about the whole thing. Reading it, one'll learn why Quinn and Daria didn't really stood each other, why Quinn did call Daria her cousin, why she hasn't settled down with a single boy yet, etc. A Quinn-centered fanfic.
Lamps of Lawndale
By Bacner
Category: Miscellaneous

Lawndale is chosen as a "testing-ground" for a new governmental electricity-saving plan. Daria & Co. suspect that something is amiss, and are proven horribly right.
Lane Change
By Ranger Thorne
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

The epic tale of time traveller Daria Morgendorffer and the Last Great Time War. Based on the BBC TV series "Doctor Who" (specifically, the 2005 revival) and stories by Yuri Daoren and Galen Hardesty.
A Lane in Black
By Jon Kilner
Category: Past & Future

Picking up where "A Lane in Red" left off, a grieving Jane has vanished and it's up to Daria and Trent to find her and bring her home. But home, with all its memories, is the last place Jane wants to be.
A Lane in Red
By Jon Kilner
Category: Past & Future

When Jane is in trouble, Daria and Trent come running. But can even Jane's most trusted confidants help her through this crisis? (Set during the events of the story "Jane.") First of two parts, followed by "A Lane in Black."
The Lane That Wasn't
By Di
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

What road would you choose if you were given the choice? Jane Lane is about to find out.
Lane:Miserable
By Emo Fringe
Category: Miscellaneous

A warped and twisted Jane/Tom fic.
Lanes' Honeymoon, Part 1: The Island of Love
By Bacner
Category: Miscellaneous

Amanda Lane returns from her second honeymoon from Cuba, seeking legal help. Helen Morgendorffer is more than eager to help, but first even she needs to know "why?" And so begins a tale of woe and misery. (Part 1 of 2)
Laney
By Asha Williams
Category: Miscellaneous

Liz's cousin Laney comes to visit and immediately falls in with the wrong crowd... namely, the Fashion Club.
Last Dance
By Dennis
Category: Past & Future

All is not as it seems when Daria finds herself out on the town enjoying life with... St. Patrick's Day?
Last Dance With Mary Jane
By Rey Fox
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Daria tries to cope with the fallout from her night at the football team's post-game beer bash, and gets help from an unexpected source.
The Last Days of Solitude [Artwork]
By Jon Kilner
Category: Miscellaneous

Jane is alone and depressed until a new kid comes to Lawndale. See life from Jane's perspective as she encounters the new girl in town: Daria Morgendorffer.
Last Letters
By Katie Binko
Category: Miscellaneous

The writings of three Lawndale teenagers, expressing their feelings about leaving and staying in Lawndale after graduating from high school.
Last Night in Lawndale
By Erin Mills
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

What will you do with the rest of your life... all six hours of it? Depression, revenge, reflection and the indulging of one's wildest fantasies are the order of the day as the citizens of Lawndale literally face the end of the world. Based on the film "Last Night on Earth."
Last Stage Out
By Renfield
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria seeks help in coping with a recent tragedy.
The Last Stupor
By Diane Long and Jon Kilner
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A dark comedy about the mixture of violence and idealism. Very loosely based on the film "The Last Supper."
The Last Summer [Artwork]
By Richard Lobinske
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Past & Future)

High school graduation has come and gone, and college looms in the fall. What's in store for Daria during her last summer in Lawndale? Set after the events of "Is It College Yet?".
The Last Supper [Artwork]
By EmpressEKV
Category: Miscellaneous

Two very odd dinners prove that some people just shouldn't get to know each other better.
The Last Word
By Admonisher
Category: Miscellaneous

A telephone conversation between Aunt Amy and "her favorite niece." An unconventional finish. Followed by a short essay by the author.
The Last Words Heard
By Mahna Mahna
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Based on a PPMB challenge: A chase between Melody Powers and a communist agent ends in an unexpected way...
The Law of Inclusion and Exclusion
By William Gasarch
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria tutors Jane and Stacy in math, and the Fashion Club tries to recruit new members... sort of.
Lawndale 2500
By Atomius
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Daria is brought to the future to stop a war from tearing the Earth's people in half.
Lawndale Abduction
By Emily Bischoff
Category: Miscellaneous

A UFO sighting and a close encounter of the nauseous kind.
Lawndale and Sandi Griffin's Genie
By cfardell_Brenorenz29
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)

When Sandi Griffin discovers a genie, she unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events that will change Lawndale as she knows it.
Lawndale Arrival
By Richard Lobinske
Category: Past & Future

Set immediately before the premier episode, "Esteemsters," and using material from "The Daria Diaries." The Morgendorffers move into their new home and spend the next few days trying to settle in before starting work and school.
Lawndale Beauty
By Thomas Mikkelsen
Category: Miscellaneous

Quinn fights Jane over Jake.
Lawndale Beauty
By wierdgrrl
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Jake is pitted against his manic, materialistic lawyer wife, Helen, and his sullen, contemptuous teenaged daughter, Daria. Into their lives come two catalytic outsiders. Sandi jolts Jake into a sexual epiphany that blooms into a second adolescence. And an eerily calm young neighbor, Trent, transforms both Jake and Daria with his canny influence. A parody of the film "American Beauty."
Lawndale Death Match
By Steve Mitchell
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

"Celebrity Deathmatch" comes to Lawndale to "get it on!" The lineup: Mack versus Kevin, Ms. Barch versus Mr. DeMartino... and Daria versus Sandi.
The Lawndale Factor [Artwork]
By Vader15280@aol.com
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

With widespread news of mutants, Daria finds that it hits close to home, along with a figure ready to wage war against humans for survival! Based on Marvel's "The X-Men".
Lawndale Fair [Artwork]
By Warpedkjh13
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

Things get pretty crazy when Daria, Jane, and Tom decide to visit the Lawndale High fair.
Lawndale High's Picnic
By Jane
Category: Romance

Daria and Jane go on a school-mandated picnic. Trent and Jesse are there, too. Shipper action ensues.
Lawndale Living Conditions
By Thomas Mikkelsen
Category: Miscellaneous

A collection of short stories.
Lawndale Marmalade
By Ronin
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Quinn recalls a crazy dream in which she and the Fashion Club sing "Lady Marmalade."
Lawndale or Verone?
By IJM
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Jake gets a new job at Grace, Sloane and Page, then Angier Sloane fires him. It's the Sloanes versus the Morgendorffers, and Tom and Daria are caught in the middle. (This story beginning to sound familiar yet?)
Lawndale Rumble
By The Excellent S
Category: Miscellaneous

Thirty of Lawndale High's finest fighters come together for a winner-takes-all battle royal match. Who will walk away with the grand prize at the very first Lawndale Rumble?
The Lawndale Tango [Artwork]
By The New Kids on the Cell Block
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

An all Daria version of the Cellblock Tango from Chicago. A PPMB Iron Chef and a collaboration including several authors.
Lawndale's Finest: The Last Daughter of Krypton
By NightGoblyn
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Crossovers & Parodies)

Even the Earth's mightiest heroes had to grow up, and life as a teenager is hard enough without super powers, strange allergies, and mysterious enemies. At age sixteen, the Girl of Tomorrow learns of her unearthly heritage and must come to terms with her true past while juggling loyalties both new and old.
Lawndale's Most Unwanted
By Lourdes M. Cabrera
Category: Romance

Trent is dating a girl named Claire, and Jane is dating Tom, leaving Daria even more alone and depressed... until she meets a new mystery man who is full of surprises.
The Lawndalenationale (*)
By Nick Gaston
Category: Miscellaneous

A Daria "songfic" that "they" said shouldn never have been written. "They" were probably right.
Lawntropolis (*)
By Milo Minderbinder
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Enter the world of Lawntropolis, circa 2026, in this parody of Fritz Lanz's fantastic vision of the future, the silent sci-fi film "Metropolis"... it's possibly the world's first "silent fanfic"!
Lead Us Not Into Temptation
By Richard Lobinske
Category: Miscellaneous

During the summer after their freshman year at college, Mack and Daria meet by chance in Pizza Prince. (Round 2 of the PPMB Angst Guy/Bug Guy Write-Off challenge.)
The Leader of the Pack
By Canadibrit
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Trent Lane is a "wild man," or the closest thing to one that Lawndale will ever produce. But one fateful weekend, Daria and Tom find out just how wild Trent Lane can be.
Leaves
By Wyvern337
Category: Past & Future

Set when Daria was a very young child. On observing certain aspects of Daria's behavior, Helen begins to suspect that there might be something... *wrong* with her elder daughter...
Legacy
By getrealordie187
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Alternate History)

What if Daria had been sent to Buxton Ridge Military Academy? Featuring love, intrigue, angst, and flashbacks to Daria's time in school.
Legion of Lawndale Heroes
By Various Authors
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror)

In this sci-fi/alternate universe series, the major characters of "Daria" have acquired superpowers and are convinced (or manipulated) into forming "the Legion," in order to combat threats on Earth (and beyond).
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
By Kelly
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.
Let There Be Light
By Mitch
Category: Past & Future

Helen and Jake have their first child, but soon become concerned about little Daria's behavior.
Let's Be In Love
By Wouter Jaegers
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Romance)

What happens when Quinn and Stacy take their friendship to a completely new level?
A Letter to Daria
By Bacner
Category: Miscellaneous

Quinn writes a letter to Daria.
A Letter to Mr. Ruttheimer
By Brother Grimace
Category: Miscellaneous

An Iron Chef challenge finds Charles Ruttheimer, aka "Upchuck," receiving mail from behind the fourth wall.
Letters
By Jane
Category: Romance

Letters get exchanged -- inadvertantly -- between Jane, Daria, and Trent.
Lie! Lie! My Darling!
By Dennis
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.
The Life and Death of Stacy III
By Kristen Bealer
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.
Life As We View It
By Sarah Lane
Category: Past & Future

Jane coerces Daria into coming home for the summer. When she does, she learns that sometimes a second look at someone you thought you knew can provide a whole new view.
Life Beyond High School
By Bacner
Category: Past & Future

A tale of life of the young Lawndalians after the movie "Is It College Yet?" Also, the impact here is on how cash affects all their lives. A sequel may be coming.
Life Is Good (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Miscellaneous

A very short tale of an evil Daria and a sympathetic Tom. Sort of.
A Life of Bit Parts (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Miscellaneous

What if "Daria" had been a scripted, live-action TV show? Where might the actors be now? Through an interview with his sister, we look into the life of a one-shot actor whose character everyone recalls.
Life's Meandering
By Yui Daoren
Category: Miscellaneous

Life's good - then it takes some bad turns for Daria, with positive consequences.
Like a Circle in a Spiral (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Miscellaneous

Mystik Spiral hits it big--but not in the way they had always expected. This post-IICY tale spins off from the Daria episode, "Speedtrapped."
Like Angels' Visits, Short and Bright (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Amy Barksdale and two girlfriends are in a spot of trouble, with the fate of Earth at stake, in this way-over-the-top crossover of "Daria," "Charlie's Angels," Robert Heinlein's "Starship Troopers," the USAF Space Command, and H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu stories, if you will.
Like Father, Like-- (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Miscellaneous

What personality quirks did Daria inherit from her father, Jake? One possibility is explored in this ficlet.
Like Jello
By Carol Marino
Category: Romance

Daria and Jane go to Mystik Spiral's gig at the Pizza King, where Trent writes a song that reveals his feelings for Daria in a strange way.
Link
By Warpedkjh13
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

A "spin-off" series of sorts that explores the character of Link, the troubled boy from "Is It Fall Yet?".
A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing
By Kristen Bealer
Category: School Situations

Just another uneventful day at the LHS library. Aside from the ghost, that is.
Little Sister
By The Unknown
Category: Miscellaneous

See Trent when he was five. See his screwed up family. See when Jane was born. Most importantly, see a ripoff from "The Simpsons."
A Little Vacataion
By Doggieboy
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.)
Live on TV
By Queen Jossie
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria, Jane, and Mystik Spiral end up on an episode of "Sick, Sad World."
Live the Life of Quinn
By Chris Mack
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

Quinn and Daria have a "Freaky Friday" experience when their bodies are switched, and each gets a glimpse into the other's life.
Live the Movies
By MFC
Category: Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror

Set shortly after "Hell in a Handbasket." Chris has returned, and in his thirst for revenge, he casts a spell that forces the residents of Lawndale to enact the plots of various movies.
Living Dead Girls
By psychotol
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

Vampires, demons, witches, slayers, watchers, and Generally Evil Things. It's all in a day's work for Daria and newly minted vampire Jane after encountering Buffy, Angel, and their friends (and enemies) in this series crossover with "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel."

Note: This story includes content (language, violence, or sexual situations) that may not be appropriate for some readers.
Living in the Past (*)
By Guy Payne
Category: Miscellaneous

A series of ficlets concerning possible pasts for various "Daria" characters.
The Lock-In
By Catie Powell
Category: School Situations

Lawndale High has a voluntary (yeah, right) all night lock-in for all students. When they ask for chaperones, guess who gets roped in?
Locker Trouble
By im thinking changing myname
Category: Romance

Our two cynics both have a secret. Little do they know they both share it.
The Longest Year
By Greystar
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

A completely unexpected turn of events puts a whole new dynamic into Daria's senior year at Lawndale High, and puts her relationship with Tom into a whole new light.
Longing
By Angel Baby Love
Category: Romance

Jane tries to set Daria and Trent up.
The Look-Alike Series [Artwork]
By Canadibrit and Ben Yee
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

The adventures of Daria & Company after a new girl moves to Lawndale... one who bears an eerie resemblance to Daria. An epic series that has more twists and turns than a winding mountain road.
Losing Daria
By Tazzie
Category: Miscellaneous

Lawndale faces the possibility of losing the most cynical member of their population due to a tragic car accident. Everyone tries to cope with the possibility of life without Daria. Will Daria be okay? Will Trent be able to deal with the guilt?
A Loss of Perspective
By Crusading_Saint
Category: Past & Future

The members of the Morgendorffer household ponder what life is like now that Daria is gone.
Lost Girl Found
By Robert Nowall
Category: Alternate History

What would have happened if "The Teachings of Don Jake" had ended in tragedy? Find out as Daria reluctantly returns to Lawndale for a most unusual family reunion.
The Lost Seasons [Artwork]
By C.E. Forman
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Miscellaneous)

A series written by one of the veterans of "Daria" fanfic. Set mostly during the show's second and third seasons, this series closely follows the parameters of the show itself, with only minor variations.
A Lousy Deal
By Daniel Suni
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...?
Love At First Slight [Artwork]
By Admonisher
Category: Miscellaneous

Love! Passion! Hot torrid romance! Well... no. But Daria does smile. Trent gets a date -- and it ain't Daria! Can Daria salvage the situation without acknowledging a single emotion? God, she hopes so.
Love on the Rocks With No Ice
By Lozzie
Category: Romance

Daria breaks up with Tom and Trent takes his place. It doesn't get more basic than that...
The Love Song of Jake Alfred Morgendorffer
By Gregor Samsa
Category: Crossovers & Parodies

A psychological portrait of Jake Morgendorffer. (A crossover/parody of T.S Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.")
The Love's Labours Trilogy
By E.A. Smith
Category: Series & Multi-Part Stories (Romance)

Can Daria overcome the demons of her past to keep a relationship in the present?
Love's Labours Undone
By Mystik Slacker
Category: School Situations

The school puts on a Shakespeare play, and Quinn and Sandi vie for the lead role, Jane paints scenery, and Daria gets involved despite her better judgment. Third in a series, following "Breaking Strain" and "Strange Bedfellows."
Love, Reign Over Me
By Crusading_Saint
Category: Romance

Living in Washington DC, Quinn's friend Lindy searches for love and happiness. One day, she meets an interesting woman named Alison...

Note: This story includes content (language, violence, or sexual situations) that may not be appropriate for some readers.
A Love/Hate Relationship
By Jill Palmer
Category: Miscellaneous

Quinn is on fashion sabbatical. Again. Via her diary, she takes an in-depth look at her "friendship" with Sandi.
Lovers' Lane
By John Berry
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria finally tires of Jane's little matchmaking act, and tells her to give it a rest (only not quite as nicely). What's a Yenta to do with all that pent-up love-match energy? Set up shop at Lawndale High and find the perfect match for any and all comers! Of course, things never go exactly as planned, do they?
Lows and Highs (*)
By Gabby
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria makes a decision about Tom and Jane, and gets made fun of some more (oh, naturally). Takes place after S4 and before IIFY and S5.
Lucky Quinn
By Belle Book
Category: Miscellaneous

What was Quinn really up to during her speed-rant in "Lucky Strike"? Take a look at one possible theory.
Lunch
By blah blah
Category: Miscellaneous

Daria and Jane make lunch.
Lunch Hour in Lawndale
By Brother Grimace
Category: Miscellaneous

A fic that is to "It's All About Respect" what "Sealed With A Kick" is to "Daria."
Lunchtime, Doubly So...
By Brother Grimace
Category: Past & Future

The Fashion Club, years after their days at Lawndale High. What the hell happened--?
Luuuv Story (*)
By The Angst Guy
Category: Romance

A decade after leaving high school, Daria and Quinn learn that their widowed mother, Helen Morgendorffer, has found someone special in her life... and it's Kevin Thompson. A sensitive and touching portrayal of mindless sex gone wrong.