|What To Do When You Receive A WindfallWindfall is a term used for an unexpected sudden fortune, or stroke of good luck. Essentially it means that you suddenly came into a large amount of money. This an extremely good thing!|
|A Sunny Day On The PondLet me tell you about my favourite game on the entire Neopets website (Food Club aside, obviously, who doesn’t like raking in thousands of NP a day?) Nimmo’s Pond!
Also by applebella
|I'm With the BandAfter a year-long hiatus, the Stones will be breaking the sound barrier from Kreludor to Maraqua and the fun is only just beginning. With new music out and a whole new outlook on life, this summer is going to be on fire.|
|Dangerous Petpet SituationsPetpets are totally cute and widely adored little creatures that we attach to our Neopet so they can have a pet of their own. They love adventure and exploration and satisfying their Neopet owners, but at what point does it become exploitation?|
|You've Mastered the Basics--Now What? Part 3In this final installment, I have a few more things to say on the subject of story construction, and then some other miscellaneous tips for the intermediate-level story writer. Part 3 of a 3-part article.|
|History of the Best AC Prizes To help you weed out the cruddy items, this article highlights to best prizes from each AC, rather it be for the price, functionality, or nostalgic reasons.|
|Late Night Musings of a Concerned Petpet OwnerSo, tomorrow being Petpet Appreciation Day, this gets me thinking: are we truly appreciating our petpets and showing them the love they so rightly deserve?|
|Breaking Blocks - Breaking My Will to Live.If you are a gamer or an avatar collector like me, then chances are you love a challenge.|
|Dueling Decks: A Game of WitsIt is indeed a game of wits because your wits can swing the game in your favor the majority of the time. Your wits won’t win you every game, but they can put you in good standings for Neopoints. Here’s how!|
|An In-Depth Analysis of the Altador Cup Prize Shops This article will look at each Altador Cup and will showcase my opinion of the best and most fun prize from each year’s prize shop. I will take several things into account –rarity, uniqueness, and usefulness, just to name a few. Hopefully reading through this article will give you a motivation to hit the stadium and get playing!|
|TMP 2 - Introducing Vanduhguyr!And so it is my esteemed pleasure to introduce you to the newest member of my family. Over to you, Van!|
|Unlocking The Mystery Of PetpetpetsPetpetpets are the next evolution of pet ownership and everyone who is everyone has seen one by now! Here we'll break down a few facts about them, as well as taking a closer look at a few of my favorite!|
Also by shortyluvsya182
|The Best Souvenirs in Neopia: Terror MountainWelcome to the Terror Mountain edition of The Best Souvenirs in Neopia! This edition is sponsored by Taelia the Snow Faerie, in hopes that with more tourism brings more people in to do her quests! |
|AC XII: The Haunted Woods InterviewAs this year’s Altador Cup beings with a bang, I decided to follow my journalistic urges to pursue an interview with the best team yet, Haunted Woods (of course, that’s completely subjective, but still—HAUNTED WOODS FOR LIFE!).|
|Imperial Exam: A Study GuideWhile this game is straightforward and much of gaining a high score is luck, here is a list of tricks that you can use to help boost your score as high as possible.|
Search the Neopian Times
"The Creature" by beccamcq
Growing up in Faerieland had never been easy. Everyone around me was beautiful, sporting elegant wings and immaculate fur. It always seemed effortless for them. Not to mention, the faeries themselves were monitoring our every moves, making sure that the Faerieland citizens upheld their esteemed reputations. I never truly fit in around there. While the majority of my schoolmates lived in or around Faerie City, my mother and I lived on the outskirts of Faerieland. My commute to school was twenty minutes longer than everyone else, and I was always getting in trouble by my teachers for being late. I never invited friends over to my house. For starters, the only real friend I had at school was Dex, but he tended to be sickly and rarely showed up. I also didn’t invite friends over because I didn’t want them to know that my mother was unemployed. She was working for the Faerieland Employment Agency for the past decade until they laid her off because they were “downsizing.” The whole situation had left my mother jobless and somewhat hopeless. The real reason I didn’t invite anyone over was because I didn’t want anyone to know that I don’t have a father. He passed away when I was one. I don't really remember much at all from the time when he was alive, and my mother refused to discuss it. I think his passing changed my mother – she has never been the same since.
While it seemed as though many things in my life had been going awry, I had one thing to look forward to. Once every Neopian reaches the age of 16, they undergo their own personal transformations. Depending on one’s home location, he or she transforms into a Neopian of the corresponding colour. Since I lived in Faerieland, I would become a Faerie Neopet. The transformation, however, does not begin immediately. It is usually a somewhat awkward process, where our bodies and features slowly but surely take on a new identity.
|An Unexpected Treasure|
The fact was that ever since he took him in Rourke had felt the bond between them grow from the state of friendship into that of a father and son.
|Yooyuball Dreams: Part Two|
When they were both ready, Marcia headed out the door and straight to the field where her friends said they would be playing during the festival.