If you have a Facebook account, click here to continue logging in.


If you don't have a Facebook account, click here to log in with your Neopets information.
Storytelling Competition - (click for the map) | (printer friendly version)

If you have any questions about the competition then read our awesome FAQ!


Week 754
You are on Week 755
Week 1

Every week we will be starting a new Story Telling competition - with great prizes! The current prize is 2000 NP, plus a rare item!!! This is how it works...

We start a story and you have to write the next few paragraphs. We will select the best submissions every day and put it on the site, and then you have to write the next one, all the way until the story finishes. Got it? Well, submit your paragraphs below!

Story Seven Hundred Fifty Five Ends Friday, January 20

Mirynna and I have been best of friends ever since our days at Neoschool. I came to know her in our first week, when she had defended me against a bunch of bullies. We just sort of clicked after that. Her courage, trustworthiness and understanding traits still remain within her to this day, which makes me feel all the more guilty for what I am about to do to her.

I watch the brown Ruki's slender profile as she leads the way down the dimly lit corridor. I slither behind, my mind wandering off to the time when the both of us had decided to work as sleuths and promised to support each other's backs. Right now, we are heading towards a room believed to have the evidence that might lead to answers as to where the victims are.

But in actuality, that was an excuse I fabricated. Instead of possible clues, that room holds several booby traps meant for the capture of anyone who trespasses the grounds. Mirynna has no clue that I will betray her.

"Maccain!"

"Huh?" I snap to attention, realizing that I've been inattentive when she called me.

"Are you alright? You're blurring out."

"Yeah, I'm fine," I murmur.

Always worrying about others. I chew my inner lip. I feel really sorry for her but I swear that I will save her after all this is done.

"There's the room," Mirynna says a moment later, pointing towards a door in front of her. That door was a dead end to the hallway.

We reach the doorstep before Mirynna pipes up again.

"I'll go in and investigate while you guard outside?"

"Mmhmm." I feel relieved that she suggested that because guilt and shame are already gnawing at my insides. It makes me want to retch but I hold it in.

Once she steps into the room, I know that this is it. I cannot back down now if I want to succeed in this mission.

"I'm really sorry, Mirynna," I mutter my sincerest apologies as I lock the door as quietly as I can and slither away in a hurry.

I'm not doing this out of revenge or betrayal. My actions now, and for the rest of this case, is for one reason only, and that is ...

Author: rurirawr
Date: Jan 16th
..to save myself. Somebody has to be the prisoner in order for the rest of us to escape from this horrible reality. Unfortunately, that person is Mirynna. It wasn't supposed to be this way.

It all started a few months ago when Mirynna and I had decided to work as sleuths. At first everything was great. But then dark things began happening.

Our co-workers began disappearing for days on end. when they returned it was like they were different people, like they were almost robotic. Their minds were completely gone and any sense of individuality they had was completely washed away.

At first I thought brainwashing neopets into clones was a rumor, it sounds so crazy. But then I began to investigate and the truth I discovered was even more horrible than one could imagine.

My first clue to what had been going on was..

Author: she_chose_love
Date: Jan 16th
...the letter that had been slipped through the door of my Neohome.

It had been just after Mirynna and I had investigated the latest clue we'd dug up. Though it had turned out to be a dead end, we had managed to get one step closer to the truth, and they were planning on chasing down some more leads the next day.

Being in the job I was, I was immediately suspicious of the note. I checked through the peephole immediately, but no one was there. Whoever had dropped it off had scampered off real quick. That was a hint in itself, since there were only so many Neopets with that kind of speed.

So, I turned my attention to the note. A cursory examination proved there wasn't anything wrong with it, like poison or a curse, so, warily, I decided to take a peek. It said:

"Meet me at the Deserted Fairground, behind the carnival rides. Midnight. Come alone. I know what's happening to your co-workers."

It screamed "trap", and I thought about taking it to my boss, or Mirynna, but I was worried they would find out and the lead would be lost. Though it was risky, I was determined to have answers, so I threw caution into the wind and decided to go...

Author: kahlen369
Date: Jan 17th
... I was nearing the Deserted Fairground now; nothing moved, the only sound was the desolate whistle of a haunting breeze. No one in sight. I ventured further in.

At that moment, whether it were that gnawing guilt, the creeping fear, or the 7 cans of of lime Achyfi, I heard Mirynna's voice behind my ear, "Come back and let me help."

I gazed on, mesmerized by the voice I had just heard, and the growing shadow that was approaching me. Something told me I was about to meet the little bird who dropped off the note.

The fog grew thinner as the shadow drew closer. Hold on - I knew this figure. Not a second later, we were a few feet apart, and I stared at the familiar face in disbelief...

Author: pegasu_03
Date: Jan 17th
...it was our boss, Andy! The Green Uni walked silently towards me.

"Andy," I said, nodding towards him.

"Maccain," he said without any inflection in his voice. His face was expressionless. "I can see you followed my instructions and came alone. Good."

"Andy, what's happening? Why are all our coworkers--your employees--acting so strange?" I questioned.

Andy kept staring straight at me, unblinking, like a cold, stone statue.

"Do you know who is behind it? Do you know if we can fix this?" My voice sounded panicked, Andy's face was making me nervous. His expression had changed from a fixed nothing to a rather unsettling grimace.

Andy chuckled. His voice was deep and menacing. "As usual, Maccain, you're asking all the wrong questions. That's why you and Mirynna only had dead leads up to this point that got you nowhere."

Mirynna. I felt so guilty that I had left her alone. That I left her to be captured.

Andy slowly took a few steps closer to me. "You should have asked, why did I ask you to meet me all the way out here, in the Deserted Fairground, at midnight."

Andy's laughter seemed to echo off the abandoned structures nearby. In the corner of my I noticed a bit of movement among the shadows.

Maybe it was the guilt, but I definitely heard Mirynna's voice again. This time, her voice seemed loud and clear, "RUN...."

Author: stargirl346
Date: Jan 18th
...I ran, fast as I could, which was, unfortunately, not as fast as it could be since I was slithering.

From the corner of my eye, I could see all too familiar figures chasing after me. My co-workers! They were all here, with that dead-eyed stare, running with surprising speed.

Fyora, couldn't I have gotten the slow-moving zombies instead? I thought desperately, as one Neopet got entirely too close to me.

"Hide!" Mirynna's voice shouted at me.

Slithering faster, I saw an opening in a tent coming up and took my chances, ducking in immediately.

It was dark inside, but my eyes adjusted quickly, and I immediately slithered further inside, trying to find a good hiding place. As I went deeper, however, I realized just where I was.

With horrified eyes, I looked up above me to see...

Author: kahlen369
Date: Jan 19th
...tanks that held all of my coworkers.

They were in some kind of stasis. Eyes closed, tubes keeping them alive. As a hissi i flapped my wings and flew up to get a closer look.

Andy and Mirynna were both here as well as some of the towns people. My eyes widened as a saw an empty tank, suddenly; my stomach gave a heave as I noticed the name inscribed at the bottom of the tank in a wooden plaque.

"Maccain.." I whispered as I read it.

Panic set in, I flew to the back of the tent, it was darker back there.

I glided down into the darkness and nestled myself in between a few oval-ish objects. That's when i felt it one of them move....

Author: o0_x_0o
Date: Jan 19th
It was another tank, being pushed by Edna..but why was she here?

"Edna," I stammered in fear. "What is going on?"

"Shhh," Edna hissed, "We need to speak quietly so they don't hear us."

"What is going on?" I whispered.

"I cant tell you that information." Edna replied. "Although, I can tell you that you are next. Unless of course you help me."

"Help you do what?" I asked.

"We need to get all of the tanks out of here and into my tower." She replied, "then I can whip up a potion to make this all go away. I need you to cause a distraction so I can sneak these tanks out of here."

I sighed, this was very dangerous, but it had to be done if there was any chance of saving the others. I stood up quickly and as loud as I could I yelled "Hey, come and get me then."

I started slithering away as fast as I could. My goal was to get as far away from the tanks as possible.

After a few minutes I looked back to make sure I was still being followed and ran right into...

Author: she_chose_love
Date: Jan 19th


What happens next? (write the next paragraph of the story!)



Quick Jump

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6
Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
Week 13Week 14Week 15Week 16Week 17Week 18
Week 19Week 20Week 21Week 22Week 23Week 24
Week 25Week 26Week 27Week 28Week 29Week 30
Week 31Week 32Week 33Week 34Week 35Week 36
Week 37Week 38Week 39Week 40Week 41Week 42
Week 43Week 44Week 45Week 46Week 47Week 48
Week 49Week 50Week 51Week 52Week 53Week 54
Week 55Week 56Week 57Week 58Week 59Week 60
Week 61Week 62Week 63Week 64Week 65Week 66
Week 67Week 68Week 69Week 70Week 71Week 72
Week 73Week 74Week 75Week 76Week 77Week 78
Week 79Week 80Week 81Week 82Week 83Week 84
Week 85Week 86Week 87Week 88Week 89Week 90
Week 91Week 92Week 93Week 94Week 95Week 96
Week 97Week 98Week 99Week 100Week 101Week 102
Week 103Week 104Week 105Week 106Week 107Week 108
Week 109Week 110Week 111Week 112Week 113Week 114
Week 115Week 116Week 117Week 118Week 119Week 120
Week 121Week 122Week 123Week 124Week 125Week 126
Week 127Week 128Week 129Week 130Week 131Week 132
Week 133Week 134Week 135Week 136Week 137Week 138
Week 139Week 140Week 141Week 142Week 143Week 144
Week 145Week 146Week 147Week 148Week 149Week 150
Week 151Week 152Week 153Week 154Week 155Week 156
Week 157Week 158Week 159Week 160Week 161Week 162
Week 163Week 164Week 165Week 166Week 167Week 168
Week 169Week 170Week 171Week 172Week 173Week 174
Week 175Week 176Week 177Week 178Week 179Week 180
Week 181Week 182Week 183Week 184Week 185Week 186
Week 187Week 188Week 189Week 190Week 191Week 192
Week 193Week 194Week 195Week 196Week 197Week 198
Week 199Week 200Week 201Week 202Week 203Week 204
Week 205Week 206Week 207Week 208Week 209Week 210
Week 211Week 212Week 213Week 214Week 215Week 216
Week 217Week 218Week 219Week 220Week 221Week 222
Week 223Week 224Week 225Week 226Week 227Week 228
Week 229Week 230Week 231Week 232Week 233Week 234
Week 235Week 236Week 237Week 238Week 239Week 240
Week 241Week 242Week 243Week 244Week 245Week 246
Week 247Week 248Week 249Week 250Week 251Week 252
Week 253Week 254Week 255Week 256Week 257Week 258
Week 259Week 260Week 261Week 262Week 263Week 264
Week 265Week 266Week 267Week 268Week 269Week 270
Week 271Week 272Week 273Week 274Week 275Week 276
Week 277Week 278Week 279Week 280Week 281Week 282
Week 283Week 284Week 285Week 286Week 287Week 288
Week 289Week 290Week 291Week 292Week 293Week 294
Week 295Week 296Week 297Week 298Week 299Week 300
Week 301Week 302Week 303Week 304Week 305Week 306
Week 307Week 308Week 309Week 310Week 311Week 312
Week 313Week 314Week 315Week 316Week 317Week 318
Week 319Week 320Week 321Week 322Week 323Week 324
Week 325Week 326Week 327Week 328Week 329Week 330
Week 331Week 332Week 333Week 334Week 335Week 336
Week 337Week 338Week 339Week 340Week 341Week 342
Week 343Week 344Week 345Week 346Week 347Week 348
Week 349Week 350Week 351Week 352Week 353Week 354
Week 355Week 356Week 357Week 358Week 359Week 360
Week 361Week 362Week 363Week 364Week 365Week 366
Week 367Week 368Week 369Week 370Week 371Week 372
Week 373Week 374Week 375Week 376Week 377Week 378
Week 379Week 380Week 381Week 382Week 383Week 384
Week 385Week 386Week 387Week 388Week 389Week 390
Week 391Week 392Week 393Week 394Week 395Week 396
Week 397Week 398Week 399Week 400Week 401Week 402
Week 403Week 404Week 405Week 406Week 407Week 408
Week 409Week 410Week 411Week 412Week 413Week 414
Week 415Week 416Week 417Week 418Week 419Week 420
Week 421Week 422Week 423Week 424Week 425Week 426
Week 427Week 428Week 429Week 430Week 431Week 432
Week 433Week 434Week 435Week 436Week 437Week 438
Week 439Week 440Week 441Week 442Week 443Week 444
Week 445Week 446Week 447Week 448Week 449Week 450
Week 451Week 452Week 453Week 454Week 455Week 456
Week 457Week 458Week 459Week 460Week 461Week 462
Week 463Week 464Week 465Week 466Week 467Week 468
Week 469Week 470Week 471Week 472Week 473Week 474
Week 475Week 476Week 477Week 478Week 479Week 480
Week 481Week 482Week 483Week 484Week 485Week 486
Week 487Week 488Week 489Week 490Week 491Week 492
Week 493Week 494Week 495Week 496Week 497Week 498
Week 499Week 500Week 501Week 502Week 503Week 504
Week 505Week 506Week 507Week 508Week 509Week 510
Week 511Week 512Week 513Week 514Week 515Week 516
Week 517Week 518Week 519Week 520Week 521Week 522
Week 523Week 524Week 525Week 526Week 527Week 528
Week 529Week 530Week 531Week 532Week 533Week 534
Week 535Week 536Week 537Week 538Week 539Week 540
Week 541Week 542Week 543Week 544Week 545Week 546
Week 547Week 548Week 549Week 550Week 551Week 552
Week 553Week 554Week 555Week 556Week 557Week 558
Week 559Week 560Week 561Week 562Week 563Week 564
Week 565Week 566Week 567Week 568Week 569Week 570
Week 571Week 572Week 573Week 574Week 575Week 576
Week 577Week 578Week 579Week 580Week 581Week 582
Week 583Week 584Week 585Week 586Week 587Week 588
Week 589Week 590Week 591Week 592Week 593Week 594
Week 595Week 596Week 597Week 598Week 599Week 600
Week 601Week 602Week 603Week 604Week 605Week 606
Week 607Week 608Week 609Week 610Week 611Week 612
Week 613Week 614Week 615Week 616Week 617Week 618
Week 619Week 620Week 621Week 622Week 623Week 624
Week 625Week 626Week 627Week 628Week 629Week 630
Week 631Week 632Week 633Week 634Week 635Week 636
Week 637Week 638Week 639Week 640Week 641Week 642
Week 643Week 644Week 645Week 646Week 647Week 648
Week 649Week 650Week 651Week 652Week 653Week 654
Week 655Week 656Week 657Week 658Week 659Week 660
Week 661Week 662Week 663Week 664Week 665Week 666
Week 667Week 668Week 669Week 670Week 671Week 672
Week 673Week 674Week 675Week 676Week 677Week 678
Week 679Week 680Week 681Week 682Week 683Week 684
Week 685Week 686Week 687Week 688Week 689Week 690
Week 691Week 692Week 693Week 694Week 695Week 696
Week 697Week 698Week 699Week 700Week 701Week 702
Week 703Week 704Week 705Week 706Week 707Week 708
Week 709Week 710Week 711Week 712Week 713Week 714
Week 715Week 716Week 717Week 718Week 719Week 720
Week 721Week 722Week 723Week 724Week 725Week 726
Week 727Week 728Week 729Week 730Week 731Week 732
Week 733Week 734Week 735Week 736Week 737Week 738
Week 739Week 740Week 741Week 742Week 743Week 744
Week 745Week 746Week 747Week 748Week 749Week 750
Week 751Week 752Week 753Week 754Week 755 


IMPORTANT - SUBMISSION POLICY! By uploading or otherwise submitting any materials to Neopets, you (and your parents) are automatically granting us permission to use those materials for free in any manner we can think of forever throughout the universe. These materials must be created ONLY by the person submitting them - you cannot submit someone else's work. Also, if you're under age 18, ALWAYS check with your parents before you submit anything to us!