ZADR The Natural Way of Things Ch.6
Ch.6: Murphy's Law
When Dib finally woke up, it was to the sound of loud faux snoring. He sat up slowly, pushing the blanket off his head, aiming a squinting glare in the direction of the noise. "I know you're awake, Zim. You don't snore."
As he grabbed his glasses and shoved them on, he heard a rustle, and a clink of the cord. When he looked again, Zim had managed to maneuver himself into a defensive crouching position back against the wall; but he was still wobbly and woozy from the cuffs. He blinked rapidly as he stared back at Dib, fighting to maintain focus.
When Dib shifted his legs off the bed to stand up, the alien hissed and shifted himself, pressing his back more firmly against the wall. Protecting his PAK. He finally saw Dib as a real threat. The boy sighed, rubbing his eyes and face, trying and failing not to notice how that made his guts hurt.
When he stood up, the alien growled, "Don' come near me, hyuman."
Dib glanced at his alarm cloc