|Voice of the Neopian Pound
||Issue: 273 | 5th day of Sleeping, Y9
|Shad and Saura: The Story of Elversti - Part NineThe gatekeeper grumbled. "Well, you have to be as I'm not letting you in anymore. I deserve my sleep." The gap he opened between the gates was so narrow that they barely pushed themselves through, fighting with claustrophobia, and as soon as they were out, the gates closed again...|
|In This Together: Part SixI opened my eyes. A young Halloween Ixi was looking down at me, a large white mug held in her front hooves. “Wha--?” she exclaimed. “You’re awake! Tam! Jonny! She’s awake!”|
|The Hoarders: Part FiveKannice almost had to force herself to leave the street. She could understand why Flarren had been drawn to it. Once you had been there once, you felt that you should stay there always. Except sometimes, that's just a little impossible...|
|Whispers: Part FourLani shook her head at her younger cousin. "It's just apprehension. It doesn't necessarily mean that an evil ghost has just re-entered the living world..." She trailed off.|
|The Petpet Detectives: Case of the Disappearing Deaver - Part FourCaptain DeSoto had given us permission to enter any rooms on board The Crusader and ask anything we wanted to. This helped tremendously and also stated that he didn't think any of his crew had anything to hide. I had a feeling he was wrong...|
|Hissi, Come Blow Your Horn!: Part FiveSatch quietly practiced his fingerings as the last strands of Two Minute Warning's song played. The Jazz Tones were able to get in one more practice before heading to the arena for the contest, so they were as ready as they'd ever be...|
|Revisited: Part FourThere were three doors leading to other rooms, and the Xweetok, with a sneaky smile, suggested that they break up into pairs to explore all three. "No way!" protested the Usul and Jenny in unison...|
|Lao and the Legend of the Sun: Part ThreeHe tried to look the pet in its eyes, but its face was covered in the clashing black and white checkered pattern, and it was difficult to tell if the Draik was sincere. Its voice was smooth and mysterious, and this did not reveal its intentions either. Lao felt a feeling of helplessness wash over him as he realized that there was no way to tell whether this creature was here to help or harm him...|
|Flame of Ice: The Story of a Warrior - Part ThreeIt didn’t take long for Sam to find the blacksmith’s once he knew what to look for. He stalled a moment before going in. He wasn’t quite sure what to expect...|
|A Heroine's Heist: Part TwoNearly a day had gone by and there was still no sign of Cassie. The chase had happened last afternoon, and now it was almost noon. Drawing a small match out of his pocket, Stan struck the match...|
|A Very Feepit Christmas: Part Three"Why is it that every time you go to get the Advent prize, it's clear and sunny, but whenever it's my turn, the weather is positively horrid?" Cadmium griped goodnaturedly...|
|Cylara's Journey: Part TwoTuari was gone; someone had taken him. And they wanted a honey potion for him. Her precious little brother was being held for ransom!
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"A Bracelet, a Mask, and a Newbie" by tazmanianunicorn
That was it. He had me interested, and I had to get some answers right then and there. Then, I did what any mature and responsible person would do. I yelled over to him, taking care to be extra tactful and subtle: "HEY CRAZY MASK GUY, WHAT ARE YOU SELLING OVER THERE?"
Dazzled eyes quickly shot open, shifting. Did the storm finally conquer him? He could hear a warm fire near... but of course the blind bori could not see. Mysterious was all...
She ran back inside and slammed the door shut. She yelled to her mother in excitement and confusion, "Arlene! Come look! The world has been covered in really hot sand!"