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When Disaster Strikes!

by chax1414


Anything can happen in Neopia, and it is always good to have a safety pack full of books. This quick and helpful article will help you know what to have when disaster strikes, and the ten books that you have to have in case something strikes.

1. My Favourite Food

This book is literally a book with hundreds of different recipes, and it is also edible! Now, I don't know about you, but when you are running out of supplies to actually make recipes, I would definitely want to eat the book. Although you may not have carrots for the recipes in this cookbook, always remember, the binding is still a vegetable.

2. Basic Survival Skills

To survive, you absolutely have to know the basics. This is why this book is so very helpful. There are sequels to this one book, such as Desert Survival Guide, and Jungle Survival Guide, but those just can't help you if you don't know where to begin. This book will teach you the art of making your own fires, finding your own food, and even give you tips on where to camp. This is a must have in your pack.

3. Deep Sea Explorations

If you are ever lost in the deep ruins of Maraqua, this is the book you have to refer to. This book vividly describes the complex ruins down in the sea. You will always be able to find your way out of anywhere water-wise with this book. You may be wondering when you will ever get lost in Maraqua without knowing where to go. The currents and waves in the sea are very strong and powerful, and you can easily get swept away from your destination. Keep this book handy.

4. Eat or Be Eaten

The first time you get lost, you begin to panic, and that is a basic fact. You struggle finding what to eat, and you don't ever realize that there are many dangers in what you are doing, and where you got lost. There are deadly creatures hiding away in forests and oceans and deserts. You have to know what you can handle, and what you can't. This book will help you on how the Neopian cycle works, and where you place on the food chain.

5. Gathering Food Effectively

This book is a given, for obvious reasons. When you begin to go hungry, you hallucinate, and that is the last thing you want to do when you are lost in a new place you haven't seen before. You could think there is a fruit tree where a cliff edge is, or a pond when there is really a spike bush. Finding and gathering fresh fruits and vegetables is very necessary in survival. This book teaches you the foods that are safe, and where to find them in the most difficult of times.

6. Improving Your Hut

Every person needs a shelter, and many just know the basics of constructing a hut. It can be so agitating when there is a leak in the roof of your hut, or you have a cold breeze gusting through a small hole that you can't see. This one book tells you everything you need to know about constructing a very efficient and safe hut, and also comes with handy tips on what different woods do better in different climates and areas, so you don't have to worry about your shelter collapsing anytime soon.

7. Learn to Swim

If you accidently fall into a river that has a forceful current, or if you're just trying to relax and float on the top of pond, this book is something you should have. It will give you step by step instructions that will tell you what to do if you are ever put into a situation where you have to swim. If you already know how to swim, this book can do a quick touch up on some things that you didn't know before. Even if you aren't a Maraquan pet, this book can teach you all about swimming.

8. Maps of Neopia

This is perhaps one of the most helpful books in the eternity of ever. Although it may take you a few days to realize where you are, or even a few weeks, this book will eventually guide you to the nearest and safest place. Why doesn't everybody just use this instead of carrying around other books? You may ask that, and the answer is quite simple and straightforward. When you are lost, you don't know where you are. You may have an idea, but you never know. That is why you have to have all the other help and caution with you just in case this book can't help you right away.

9. Neopias Past

I know what you're thinking. What? A book about past? I want to know what to do right now! Well, in order to know where you are, and what landmarks are around you, you must know the history of Neopia. If you recognize a landmark that you found while trying to find your way out, you can look it up in the book, know what land you are in, and then use the Maps of Neopia to guide yourself out. Sometimes knowing the past can help your future.

10. Wonderful World of Gardening

Struggling with finding food, or finding food that is actually edible? You need this book! You can be sure what you are growing, and be absolutely sure that it is edible and safe! This book is so wonderful in the survival process because you can easily grow fruits and vegetables in a matter of days! This is the last book that is a must have in your survival pack.


Thank you for reading my handy guide on what books to pack just in case you ever happen to get lost or wander into some unknown area. It's always good to be prepared, so get these books now, and store them in your safety pack. You never know when disaster will strike!

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