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I Couldn't Be Your Friend by Rocket Man 131

  • Recommended by CMR Rosa
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Dexter is now 17 years old and he's never known love. Baffled by it, he sincerely tries to understand and experience it, but as he socializes and meets new people, Dexter finds out that maintaining any kind of relationship can have its ups and downs. Follow Dexter as he tries to make new friends, finds love, and goes through the experience any one of us has gone through.

Core by Wickfield

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum, Cheedo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Dexter wants to change the world. Dee Dee wants things to stay the same. And neither of them are prepared for what the future really holds. Ego Trip-verse, rated for violence, mild language and innuendo.

Number 1 by Tahkaullus 01

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Who else would Mandark designate as Number 1? Not himself of course. All the way through Ego Trip, there was a sensational lacking of one of the single most important characters in the Dexter's Lab franchise. And no, saying her catchphrase is not enough. This then is the story of Number 1, how she came to be, and the real reason why Mandark keeps whipping Number 12.

Nemesis by Wickfield

  • Recommended by EnigmusPrime
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Mandark has a master plan, but Dexter has a secret weapon. There can only be one boy genius in town, and nothing but an all-out battle will end this rivalry now…or is it just the beginning? Ego Trip-verse, prequel to Core.

Shipping Fics:

And Koosy Makes Three by Wickfield

  • Recommended by Cheedo
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  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Mandark hopes for Dee Dee to ask him to the Sadie Hawkins Dance, and she agrees to do so when he brings back her old friend Koosy. But Koosy and Mandark don't exactly hit it off. And what's been up with Dexter's acting so depressed? This is more of a one-sided romance for the most part, but Dee Dee does come to like Mandark more by the end, even wanting to dance with him.

Crossover Fics:

Lisa's Laboratory By Tziput13

  • Recommended by Amazing Cartoon Hero
  • Status: Complete
  • Crossover with: The Loud House
  • Synopsis: DeeDee's last prank on Dexter results in a physical switch. It's up to them to survive in a unknown house with nine hostile kids, all while Leni and Lisa Loud find themselves in an unknown technological facility and have to figure out where they are and how to get back before someone takes advantage of the circumstances.