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 783
You are on Week 784
Week 785

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 Eighty Four Ends Friday, August 25th

Gord slowly opened both his eyes to see everything with blurred vision. He quickly snapped them shut again. Waiting a few seconds, he once again opened his eyes. This time his vision was clearer although not perfect.

The Blue Yurble was lying on the ground with his belongings scattered in the dirt. His bag had disappeared to the Yurbles dismay.

Gord managed to stand, holding his head he knew he had been struck with something which sent him flying to the ground. But who would want to hurt me, he thought to himself.

It was in that very moment he remembered, the bag!

Inside the bag was a very rare and powerful Usuki doll that he had stolen from a Neopian legend, stolen with good intentions of course.

Maybe this legend come and stole it back?

Maybe someone else knew of its powers and wanted he doll for themselves?

Maybe Gord had already used the dolls powers which caused him to be injured and wake up on the ground.

As the Yurble tried to piece this mystery together a voice came from behind a tree.

"I saw what happened and it wasn’t pretty." The voice claimed.

Gord stood and staggered to the tree.

He looked behind to see...

Author: _interrupted_
Date: Aug 21st
A large Lupe appeared from around the tree, his fur matted down and a brown sack swung from his lanky shoulders.

"Balthazar!" Gord gasped.

"The one and only." Balthazar gave an exaggerated bow. "Like I was saying. I saw what happened and it wasn't pretty."

Gord let out a low gravelly scowl "Are you sure it wasn't you that took my Usuki doll?"

Balthazar rolled his eyes, "If you must check my bag then by all means." He dropped the bag to the ground with a thud and out rolled a few empty faerie bottles.

Gord dusted himself off while watching Balthazar closely. "If it wasn't you then who was it?"

"Well my young one it all depends if you can help me..."

"Help you?!" Gord exclaimed.

"With the legend of course! You help me and I'll help you retrieve the Usuki doll."

"I don't see how I can help you." Gord muttered.

Balthazar grinned, "It all has to do with the faeries, one just took your doll if I'm not mistaken..."

Author: nunnery
Date: Aug 22nd
Gord stared at the Lupe, disbelief written across his face.

"A faerie took it?" he said, raising his eyebrows. "Faeries aren't usually in the business of stealing."

Balthazar grinned.

"Well, this one sure was," - he gathered up the empty bottles and shoved them back in his bag - "and she seemed to be in a hurry, too."

Gord couldn't believe it. A faerie, stealing Usuki dolls? It sounded far-fetched at best. But Bathazar's eyes were unwavering, and something deep inside Gord was telling him that the Lupe may not be lying.

"So," Gord said, "what exactly is it that you, the great Balthazar, need my help with?"

Balthazar's grin turned into a smirk. He grabbed the Yurble by the shoulders.

"More about that later. First things first, we need to get to ..."

Author: clearcard
Date: Aug 22nd
"Altador. I know a guy who can help us find the faerie involved."

Balthazar motioned for Gord to follow, and they headed in the direction of Altador. From where they stood, it was not a long walk. Gord knew it should only take a few hours, at most.

"We'll be there in a few days." Balthazar said, with a wave.

"Days?!" Gord was immediately shocked. He knew to be wary of Balthazar, but what was even happening here? They weren't far from Altador. Why would it take a few days?

Before he could begin yelling again, Balthazar cut him off. "You think that faerie was the only one after you? You got a few guys on your tail, kid. Collectible like that gets some unsavory attention. I am only involved as far as the faerie is. Don't think I'll be fighting all your battles for you. We're taking a detour to be safe."

Gord's expression sank. What kind of trouble was he facing?

"Do you know who's after me? Are they still going to try to get me? I don't have the doll anymore." Gord's voice shook with fear and uncertainty.

"Heh. I'd say there's one we're going to have to be on the lookout for in our travels..."

Author: lacy861
Date: Aug 22nd
"...but luckily, you have that one on your side," he said and grinned.

The Yurble gulped. "That's good to hear," he remarked confidently, only to be given away by his trembling fur.

"But, just in case, I'll tell you who I know is after you," Balthazar continued, beginning to walk in the direction of Altador.

Gord followed him with his eyes before remembering to walk after him.

"Three-eyed Buzz. They call him that because he can sense if someone comes from behind him and neutralize his opponent before anyone saw it coming. I never fought him; but they do say that if you hear that devil's wings, you're done for," he said, and grinned maliciously at the Yurble. Seeing that Gord was terrified slightly more than intended, Balthazar changed the subject. "Where are you from, Yurble?"

"S-Shenkuu," he murmured.

"Where I met you," Balthazar said. "Well, we're about a third of the way from Shenkuu to Altador, so we'll be seeing way more trees." He motioned towards his surroundings.

Gord thought he heard Balthazar say "too many hiding places" under his breath when an arrow cut through the night and stuck to a tree in front of them. They both looked behind them in alarm, the Lupe with a hand on his sword.

"Well, well, well, who do we have here?" said a tall blue Ixi. "Never thought I'd see you, Balthazar," he added, and looked at the whimpering Yurble next to him. "I'll get straight to business, gentlemen," he said as he raised his sword at them. "Give me the doll."

Author: lurensar
Date: Aug 23rd
"We don't have it!" Gord said with as much confidence as he could muster up.

"A Likely story," said the Ixi. "Now, give me the doll,I do not like to repeat myself."

"We really don't have it," said Balthazar in a frustrated tone of voice.

"Lies!" Said the Ixi with a smirk, "Now this is the last time I am going to say it, give me the doll."

"WE DONT HAVE IT!" Yelled Balthazar.

"I tired to play nice, but now you have angered me." Replied the Ixi, "Now you must pay."

The Ixi snapped his fingers and out of the trees came...

Author: she_chose_love
Date: Aug 24th
...Three Eyed Buzz, his large wings seemed to buzz noisily as he flew above the Ixi. He seemed to come to almost a standstill in midair above him.

Gord took cover behind Balthazar. He was not familiar with the Buzz but from what the Lupe had told him earlier, it was enough to send shivers down his spine.

Balthazar gulped. His demeanor had instantly changed when Three Eyed Buzz appeared. He managed to let out a pathetic whimper, "We really dont have the doll."

The Ixi let out a low growl, "If you do not hand over the doll, I will challenge you to a duel alongside Three Eyed Buzz!"

"We hid the doll close by!" Gord managed to squeak despite his fear.

"Then you will lead us to it!"

Gord began to walk into the woods a few feet away with Balthazar trailing behind. Suddenly he felt the Lupe throw him on his back. "Hold on!"

They began to flee with what sounded like the Buzz right on their tail...

Author: nunnery
Date: Aug 24th
"Halt, you scoundrels!"

The bellowing voice of the Ixi chased the two fugitives, amidst the cracking of twigs and branches.

"What have you done?!" Gord yelped, as the surrounding flora scratched his face. "I could have fooled them!"

"We are way over our heads, foolish Yurble." Balthazar was gasping for air as he and Gord dashed forward. "And you are not making it any easier to outrun them. Cursed Psellia..."

"Psellia? I thought she was a myth. And what does someone like her have to do with this?"

"Myths have a tendency to become reality all too soon. Psellia was supposed to be my catch - and you ruined it!"

Balthazar halted, grunting, looking around to see whether the Three Eyed Buzz was still on their tail.

"W-w-what are you saying?!" Gord let out silently.

"Psellia made a deal with the Three Eyed Buzz to bring her the doll, but he failed. I have no idea what their arrangement was, but Psellia herself descended to take it back. It was her who knocked you out..."

The Yurble went pale, only to hear the fluttering sound of wings just behind them...

Author: talekdolorn
Date: Aug 25th
...The Three Eyed Buzz burst through the undergrowth. Gord could see his head spinning rapidly, this way and that. Balthazar was standing still and Gord did his best to remain still as well. Eventually the Buzz turned and sped off in another direction. The infernal wing beats went from nearby, to faint, to gone.

"How did he not see us?" Balthazar asked. It was rare to catch the fearsome Lupe by surprise, but apparently standing right in front of a creature who was known for his amazing senses had done the trick.

"Maybe he can't see things that are standing still? I've heard of some creatures like that -"

"He can see just fine," a voice cut through the trees. And with a small pop a beautiful Air Faerie stood before them. "I manipulated the air currents so that you appeared invisible before him and your scent came from another direction."

Balthazar gave the faerie a malicious grin and Gord could swear the Lupe was salivating. Psellia merely waved her hand and a sharp whoosh of air knocked the Lupe hunter flat on his back.

"Now, Gord is it? Would you mind telling me why you stole that Usuki doll?" she asked, fixing the Yurble with a stare.

Finally. After all this, Gord could finally explain his side of the story. "Well, you see..."

How will the story end?

Author: catchinglights
Date: Aug 25th
"You of anyone would know of the doll's potential..." Gord began. "Its potential to create infinite amounts of Neopoints."

"Yes, and this power can easily be abused," Psellia replied with an accusatory tone.

Gord gulped. "Yes, I realize that, but I didn't know what else to do," he pleaded. "In a small town, I run a business, a place for young Neopians to come and paint, read, write -- spark their creativity, express themselves, you know? But the funding...it just wasn't coming in...and the children, they love the place so much, I couldn't bear to close it. So I had to find a way to pay the bills, and..." Gord's voice faltered, "...stealing the Usuki doll seemed like a solution." He looked at his feet. "But I realize what I did was wrong, and I'm sorry. I hope you can see that my intentions were good. I'll find another way to fund my business."

Gord looked up from the ground to find Psellia's brow knit with worry, her expression empathetic. After a few moments, she said, "I see..." As if out of thin air, she brought the legendary Usuki doll before her. "I value your efforts, Gord, and I would like to help you. I do hope that you will not attempt such a deed again, though."

Gord stood a little taller. "No! Never!"

Smiling, Psellia caressed the doll and a bulging sack of Neopoints appeared at Gord's feet. "Save your business, Gord, and continue to influence creativity in the young. It's very important that you do."

Overcome with emotion, Gord could do nothing but nod and smile.

And with that, Psellia disappeared.

Euphoric beyond all belief, Gord took the sack before him. Just before leaving, he checked up on Balthazar - who seemed to have fallen into a deep sleep - and quietly thanked him, before fleeing into the distance to his home, excited to reopen his business.

The End.

Author: milkshakes004
Date: Sep 4th



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 755Week 756
Week 757Week 758Week 759Week 760Week 761Week 762
Week 763Week 764Week 765Week 766Week 767Week 768
Week 769Week 770Week 771Week 772Week 773Week 774
Week 775Week 776Week 777Week 778Week 779Week 780
Week 781Week 782Week 783Week 784Week 785Week 786
Week 787Week 788Week 789Week 790Week 791 


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!