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Read the answers to the most commonly asked Neopets questions this week in the Editorial section. Each week the most popular questions will be answered by one of the creators of Neopets, so keep checking back to stay updated.


Quote of the Week


"Everyone's the protagonist of his own story," the wraith commented. "You've just become the antagonist of mine."


Team HERO!



They all have dedicated fan clubs, are prominently featured on stamps, coins, and wearables, and just exude confidence and sinister charm. With all that going for them, why in Neopia would anyone pick the path of the Hero over that of the Villain? Well... fear not: below are the top six reasons why you should in fact resist temptation, fancy Neocash outfits, and the Meepits' evil stares in order to follow the path of the Hero!

Seven Heroic Petpets



Every hero needs a sidekick and every Neopet needs a Petpet. If you have a Neopet that wants to be a vanquisher of evil or an upholder of justice, it stands to reason that they're going to need a very special Petpet to help them with all their adventuring and good deeds. Here is my helpful short list of the top seven heroic Petpets in Neopia, all of which would prove to be the perfect companion for any warrior of the peace!

5 Underestimated Neopets


What is it about them that keeps them at the bottom of the chart? Today we will explore this topic by taking a look at each of Neopia's least favorite critters and determine what caused their lack of popularity. To lighten things up a bit, we're going to give these guys a chance to redeem themselves by sharing some awesome facts and qualities about them that may have been overlooked!

Other Stories
"The Pursuit of Greatness" by dhullu
Night patrol. It was the time when all the bustle and lustre of Brightvale was lost to a cloak of darkness and an eerie silence that seemed to hum with possible threats. It made Brynn's fur stand on end as she stepped out of the castle gates. "I'll see you all reporting back here in the morning," said the captain, as he scanned the group of guards who were going on duty, his voice loud...

"Stachetastic: the Hair-Raising Origin" by flufflepuff
Norman shook his head and sighed, cursing his luck. Why, oh why, had they sent him instead of some other Grooming Parlour worker to fetch the Super Conditioner from the storage area?! The room was cluttered enough to belong to a relative of the Snowager's, but even so, Norman would usually have no qualms going inside to fetch anything...

"A Light Among Us" by nocturnal_ned
Up until two weeks ago, the village had been running smoothly as usual. Bordering Meridell and Meri Acres Farms, the small pocket of land was an often overlooked farming community. With such a tiny population, however, everyone had their own jobs and the village managed to sustain itself well. But all of a sudden everything went black. For some reason, the Darigan Citadel...


Save The World!


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Great stories!


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Better Men
The first thing the Darkest Faerie ever did for King Altador was save his life.

by tamora_pierce62

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Faerie Abilities Guide Series: Level 25
This week, we will be looking at the Level 25 tier abilities: An Icicle, Sear, and Irritable Minions.

Also by woccawoccawocca

by dragonsfriend1021


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It Takes a Hero
On a quiet, ordinary summer's day, a white Usul sat crossed-legged at the library's circulation desk...

by parody_ham

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A Light Among Us
The mote was barely strong enough to brighten the rest of his bag containing all his other mote creations.

"Another failure," he sighed under his breath.

by nocturnal_ned


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Tsewil and the Hero's Path
Rambling along the country lane that traversed his farm, Tsewil the Asparagus Chia shielded his eyes as he scanned the fields.

by peirigill



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