Tied for "Favorite Romance - Straight" story in the 4th Daria Fanworks Awards
On the flight home from Pepperhill, Quinn encounters Quinn Gilstad, a new graduate student at UC-Lakeside and a sudden attraction. After applying for an archeology internship at the Freedom Trail, Michael rides with Daria to the airport and his flight home. After their goodbyes, Daria drives to the Baltimore airport to pick up Quinn and give her the news of the engagement. As Michael and Daria tell their families about the news, almost everyone wants to get involved, which makes it difficult for Daria to ask her parents for a special favor.