||Issue: 770 | 24th day of Awakening, Y19
|Guilds 101But what exactly is a guild—and why is everyone trying to convince you to join one?|
|A History Of Famous TonuIn the history of Neopia, a few Tonu have emerged and stood above the rest. In this article, we're going to be looking at a few of the most famous Tonu to break through and shine in the lore of the land.|
|Kadoatie Feeding: A Guide for BeginnersThe purpose of this guide is to explain the basics of Kadoatie feeding to anyone that has not tried it before. Anybody can feed 75 Kadoaties with time, practice, and a little bit of luck!|
|Neopian Malls: An Outsiders PerspectiveThis is my outsider’s take on what it’s like to be in a mall.|
|Granny Hopbobbin - EXPOSED?Granny Hopbobbin, a sweet ol' grandmother? Or a millionaire mastermind?
The interviewees are abinorm05, snakelover900, and superkouza
|Dreaming Of Springtime FashionIn preparation of the upcoming warmer weather, let's take a look at the greatest Spring fashions from years past, designed by the greatest artists and fashionistas in the business!|
|Pet Improvement -- The Extra StepYou do want to go that extra step for use, right? Yeah? Well sit down my friend and let me tell you a tale of the things you may not have tried (or heard of!!) to do for and with your pets! |
|Fabulous Faeries: A Look at Our Leading Ladies We’re giving you an insider’s look into the style secrets, beauty regimens, and other tricks of the Faerie trade – May they inspire you and your Neopets to pamper yourself in Y19! This Week’s V.I.F. (Very Important Faerie): Taelia |
|The Real Lessons of Charity CornerAs another year of Charity Corner fades away and bank accounts and buying frenzies settle I believe it is important to reflect upon the valuable, timeless lessons Granny Hopbobbin has once again taught so many of us through the gifts of charity and giving. |
|Top Ten Facts About UnisMarch 2nd is the day where Neopians celebrate the existence of the Uni species, holding parades for them, releasing different kind of food in their honour, and making new clothes designed specifically for this species. So this is the perfect occasion to learn more about them! Here are 10 facts for you to learn about this amazing species.|
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"Glass Shards" by ribbon_cute
In a world of purple, Shard was just a Carmariller. Not a blue spiky petpet of destruction like she hoped, but a simple brown and yellow Faerie apprentice to any Neopet she'd one day be assigned to.
That thought drove her mad.
Why? Why was she cursed to such a feeble, insignificant body? A prediction of the Faeries that she'd be a threat otherwise? Or just dumb luck?
The only petpets who mattered were her family, though they weren't ideal. Teasing her unmenacing appearance, calling her 'Normie'. They were simply brutes as opposed to her personality, sharp as a glass shard and just as dangerous.
They lived on a small island above Meridell, Darigan Citadel the petpet's family called it. Petpet Battles were always around the corner, free training and entertainment. There weren't any Petpet shops so Shard was free of the responsibility of having a Neopet owner.
That was until she fell. It was a quick flash consisting of a rock hitting her wing (thrown by one of her unruly brothers), but off her humble island to a hill in the medieval land.
From there it was shouts of "Faerie!" "It be a Faerie thing alright." "Send it back to the cloud land."
Shard went from the despairing island to the whimsical Faerieland within a day.
She hated it.
Not the separation, not the anxiety of all these young pets judging her skill, not even the dainty annoying petpets in her cage, but the nerve of the Neopets who sent her here and are trying to sell her!
|How A Uni Gets Its Horn|
There is an ancient legend that circulates around Neopia every year as Uni Day draws closer. It is said that a Uni is not really born with its horn, but no one is ever around to confirm the story. The legend goes that a Uni must be given the unconditional love of both of its parents before it can grow its horn.
|Return to Lynwood: Part Two|
“It was once a town quite a bit smaller than Barrowmere or Neovia, but holding its own nonetheless. Then… well, I am not quite sure what happened to it. None of us had travelled this way for quite a while, but one spring I ventured back here and… everyone was gone. Even their smell was gone.”
|Welcome to White River: Part Four|
The voting was a formality as far as she was concerned. She wasn't prideful about it. She just knew that most of the town had finally accepted her. Now the only problem was proving that she was worthy of the title of mayor. That would be a battle of it's own.