#12 – Epiphany
It was an epiphany… or at the very least, one of those moments where one slaps themselves on the forehead with the heel of their palm and utters 'why didn't I see it sooner' under their breath.
Though he'd never realized it before that very moment, the most important thing Dib had learned thus far about his enemy in the 14 months since Zim had landed on Earth was something so obvious that even his classmates could see it. It was a fact that was thrown in his face nearly every day since the alien's arrival, but he'd completely overlooked its importance. But now, thanks to the epiphany (and therefore to the rock that collided with the back of his skull that triggered said epiphany), he had the key to stopping Zim. Or at least slowing his evil to a crawl.
He barked out a laugh so Zim-like in nature that under normal circumstances he would have checked himself over to be sure that the Irken's pak hadn't somehow attached itself to him ag