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Week 741
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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 Forty Two Ends Friday, September 2

One crime.

Twelve Neopets.

Eleven were regular- no, anything but regular party-goers.

The other one is me.

My name is Allison, and this is my story.

It all started as you'd imagine how any classic mystery stories start - at a party. Like the rest of the guests, I was invited. I admit, going to the party when I didn't know who was the host was not the wisest choice. Still, my detective side made me check it out, out of curiosity. I've been working hard, I deserved a break. A party would be fun.

Little did I know what I would be getting myself into.

This place was pretty impressive. It was a nice mansion outside of Neovia. Despite the dreary outside, with the thick fog and dark night adding to its eerie look, the interior was very ornate, very cheery. It was something about the gold walls and the ornate tapestries that reminded me of homes I've seen in Altador. It felt very refreshing from my usual surroundings in this town.

After looking through some of the building, I joined the rest of the Neopets in the gallery. I took count of the Neopets and I realized I didn't know any of them. I recognized a few well-known Neopians that lived here in Neovia, but I decided against starting a conversation with any of them. Instead, I looked at some of the paintings. These paintings were really nice. I liked the detail of them.

Looking at paintings quickly lost its luster. I decided to explore again. I was more interested in the architecture of this mansion. As silently as I came in, I left. How I decided where to go was something I didn't know.

Somehow, I made it up to the observatory. It was exceptionally dark. Despite the fact that fog encircled the ground, the sky was clear. As well as star-freckled sky, the full moon was glowing a dark red. I knew there was a lunar eclipse tonight and I wanted to see it. It looked nice.

Suddenly, I was snapped from my lull of the sky. I heard something from downstairs - something I heard too often in my job as a detective and it never meant anything good...

Author: chasing_stars44
Date: Aug 29th
At the sound of the scream, I abandoned the solar eclipse and went racing back down the stairs to the source of the disturbance.

Nine of the guests were circle around what looked like a statue, whilst a Xweetok - I guessed she was the screamer - was sobbing hysterically into a handkerchief being comforted by an anxious looking Lutari. I remembered the Lutari from earlier, he'd been entertaining everybody with a tale of his homeland and the festivals they held on the Island. He looked like he'd much rather be there than in this dark, fear filled room.

I turned my attention to the rest of the guests, stepping closer to the statue to see what in the name of Sloth had given them all such a fright. They were paler than ghosts.

At first, it didn't click. I was staring at the statue, and nothing was making sense. It was an exceptional piece of work, with exquisite detailing. There was something hauntingly familiar about the statue, like I'd seen it before. Impossible though, because I'd never been to the house before. He looked just like Mr. Gloomstone from Upper Neoivia...That was when I realised - it was Mr Gloomstone!

Somebody had turned him into stone.

"What happened?!"

I demanded, whirling back to face the other guests who all stepped back away from me.

"It all happened so fast-"
"I don't know-"
"He was fine-"
"Then he was stone!"

I held up my hands to silence the rush of words, none of them were making any sense and by the sounds of their gibberish - none of them knew what had happened. Somebody had to know though, Chia's didn't just get turned into stone without whim or reason. Somebody was behind this heinous crime, and they were at this very party.

"Okay, everybody calm down. I'm a detective and I'm going to get to the bottom of this!" I announced.

"For your own safety, I'm going to ask you to stay exactly where you are, don't move! ...Also, avoid the food and the drink - you don't know what it might turn you into."

A pompous looking Lenny gulped and dropped the teacake he'd been about to devour and everybody put aside their glasses. Not worth the risk.

I waited till everybody had sat down, muttering to themselves before I started to look around the room, trying to figure out my next move. I needed a hint or a clue...

There was a flash of pink in the corner of my eye and I spun around to see an Acara peering around the doorway. The moment she saw me looking, she vanished down the hallway and I knew I had no choice but to go after her....

Author: cassmania
Date: Aug 30th

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

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