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Meegla and Fargon's Not-So-Intergalactic Adventures: Part Eight

It was now incredibly late. Where most rescue missions would be aided by the cover of dark, these eight neopets felt a growing trepidation; they would soon be facing off against an organization that thrived under the cover of darkness. The young Desert Scarabs filed out into the snow, decked in winter gear loaned to them by the current captain of the operation. Their entire bodies shook with the force of the cold, unused to the Terror Mountain climate after a lifetime spent in the hot Lost Desert sun. But they must persevere.

by hybatsu
The Silver Lining: Part Two

She stalked back and forth, wishing she could punch something. She had entered the Beauty Contest countless times. She had advertised as much as she could, she had talked with voters. And Thunder, who had never entered the Beauty Contest before in his life, who had never shown even the most basic interest in beauty or fashion, had beaten her.

by goodsigns
And Then There Was Silence: Part Seven

The sun is only just beginning to set, but the rocky cliffs that surround the town of Cogham like silent sentinels cast shadows so fierce upon the land they shelter that, within their ring of protection, it is dark enough to look like dusk. A few Vullards circle the mountains from overhead, as if anticipating a catastrophe to happen in the valley below. If everything goes correctly, they may not be wrong…

by theschizophrenicpunk
The Amulet's Curse: Part Five

Aethia led them down many flights of stairs, winding their way past countless rooms, the temperature around them gradually dropping. Eventually, they went down their last staircase to find themselves in a large room. It was cold inside, the room was created completely out of grey stone. The walls extended to a high ceiling with only two small windows. “The dungeons.” Aethia explained.

by corrina404
 
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20 Things To Do this Month of Celebrating



The Month of Celebrating approaches and with it comes a warm (or cold!) atmosphere between fellow Neopians, followed by several activities of merrymaking and gift-giving. This is the time of the year to sit back and enjoy a warm cup of borovan as you listen to different Neopets singing soothing songs, and it is also the time to be going out and chucking snowballs at your friends! There are just so many things to do all month long, so I've decided to create a list to help you and your friends make the absolute most out of this merry month. You can choose to do one activity per day, do everything in one go, or do everything again and again every day!



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Inside the Bottle
Aethia bounced around in her bottle, having been shrunk down to a little over the size of an apple. It was difficult to see out of the green tinted glass, but she watched her bottle being placed on a shelf next to bottles similar to hers. A small white sticker was then placed on the glass, over most of her field of vision. Aethia struggled to make out the letters – 100 neopoints.

by frenchleijon

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Spacerocked! Exposed
All voices ceased when a looming figure entered the room, door slamming shut behind them. With a flourish of his dark cape, Dr. Sloth strode to the front of the room with a grace afforded by the grandiosity of his evil. Or so he chose to perpetuate.

by vanillafilth

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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
That joyous time of year when all little Neopians and Neopets start giving their thanks. And with that special time of gift giving, you know what that means… it’s time to start thinking about Christmas shopping!

Also by utchese159

by krispykritter6


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The Sweet Xweetok: Why We Love Them
This year the Xweetok (along with yours truly) celebrate their 10th year in Neopia! In doing research for this article, I have asked people on the boards what their favourite things about Xweetoks are. I wanted to know users favourite Xweetok colours and wearables and generally what makes this species so popular.

by aleu1986

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The Smelly Truth
Well, that stinks.

by rikarie

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Ink: As Black as Ink - Part 8
But, I mean, I've done everything right, I'm a real villain, what else is there to do?

by june_scarlet



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