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||Issue: 299 | 6th day of Swimming, Y9
|Waiting for Anna: Part SevenAnna has to move back to get out of the way of the excited tourists claiming their places. No need to disrupt their order by cutting ahead, she thinks. After all, she has a year...|
|Faded Memories #1: Forgotten Princess - Part SixThe guard didn't need to explain any further. Fyora and the council members were on their feet and out the door in seconds. They rushed to the courtyard and were greeted with total chaos...|
|Let Darkness Fall: Part Five"Will they see me attempting to consolidate my power by eliminating my only rival for leadership and taking care of Meridell's Champion at the same time? For The Three whisper to all people, and their lies are easily heard..."|
|Stuck: Part Five"Terri, calm down, I'm fine!' Terri's spontaneous hugs were sometimes very awkward for me, since I didn't have arms. "Seriously. It's okay..."|
|Abandoned: Part FourThree pink Unis strolled up to the table and sat down around them. Taite attempted to smile at Asha, Cardea, and Kiran, but she couldn't bring herself to show any real emotion. Not today...|
|The Travels of Mijjol Lightwielder: Part FourThe peak of Terror Mountain was swarming with chaos. Children clutching broken toys wailed in agony, the baby Kacheek sobbing the loudest of all. Their guardians stood around shaking their heads in despair...|
|How Soup Saved Neopia: Part FourHe scurried across the hall and slid inside a cleaning closet. He searched the back wall of the closet for the secret button, found it, and pressed. The secret door slid open and he jumped inside...|
|Etana the Coward: Part ThreeShe kicked the Sleep Ray across the floor when she came to it and swept away the books from the lowest shelf. She'd seen Brogan disappear through this trapped door so many times. It always looked so easy...|
|The End of the Rainbow: Part ThreeHe jumped up into the tall chair, groaning when he realized that he couldn't see over the table. "Wonderful..."|
|Curse of the Werelupe: Part Three"I'm fine," he gasped. "There's nothing wrong..." He swayed and his legs collapsed underneath him...|
|A Fiery Friendship: Part TwoThen, to everyone's surprise, Jeran Borodere walked outside. "I thought I should see whether or not the squire I sponsored is any good." The giant Lupe winked...|
|Fenny Vail: The Story Behind An Underdog - Part TwoHe sneered. "Princess, go home. You're too young for this game," he told me...|
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"The Old Switcheroo" by jayandcourtneyk
"Well, I'm not about to fork over millions of Neopoints for something you're going to regret later. Figure something out!" And with that, Cocoa marched out of the room, hoping Lealonde would leave her alone. She did. In fact, Lealonde trotted right out the door. Her plan was to be...
Blinding light filled the air as the Acara shut the door, and moments later a thundering boom split the silence...
|A Return to Sportsmanship|
It's true that everyone likes to win, and no one ever likes to lose. That's just a simple fact of life. But really, isn't the whole point of participating in the Altador Cup, and in fact, all of Neopets, just to have fun?