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A Student of Spirit

There have always been the lucky few who, devoting their lives to the art of combat taught by the Techo Master, are allowed to live at those hallowed halls, gaining insight and skill for free -- or so they think. Rather than paying in codestones, they pay in labor.

by inyuchan
Dear...

I shall first say that I'm going to miss you...like the many others who will miss you as well. Must you leave? Must you depart for the unknown?

by christinetran
Fear the Faerie

You may think they are powerful forces of good. And you would be right. Well, mostly right, anyway. There's one faerie out there that isn't the picture of perfection: Jhudora.

by nightphantom20
I Promise

"Then you'll come to hear me play it at the festival, then?" Miranda grew hopeful for a moment. "You promised me you'd come.

by playmobil_is_my_life
The True Face of a Faerie: Soup Faerie

A few shop owners scrutinize the dusty, populous streets. They can tell that the roads are so crammed because the pets and their owners are in a line. Most know that this line is not just any line - it is the line to the Soup Kitchen.

by draconis_minoris
The Outcasts

There wasn't any tables left to sit at, and I decided to give the outcast table a shot.

by lemmykoopa300
Five Lottery Tickets

"Why do we always do this?" Otur asked. She had heard the story at least a hundred times, but it always made her owner happy to tell it.

by shadowcristal
A Shadow and a Mist

"Wow, Shadow, you really outdid yourself this time. We'll make a fortune out of this!" GreyWeaver's constant response every time Shadow came back.

by wonderousfool
The Grey Curse

I was blessed with true happiness... and now it's been taken away...

by heartcandyz
Love You Like a Sister III: Letting Go

The dream that I had had seemed so realistic… almost like someone, or something, had planted it in my mind for me to see.

by tennisblondie16
 
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How to be a Respected & Productive Guild Member
Joining a guild is one of the easiest things to do in Neopia. Being a productive, respected member is something else entirely.

by tashni

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Some Rooblah with Gooblah
“I just wanted to say I was very pleased with your report on Blurfs, and will like you to take on a new challenge. I need some Rooblah from Gooblah. Can you get me some?” the Quiggle asked.

by monarchistknight

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Rage Alone II: Solitary Retribution - Part Three
A pile of boulders, both big and small, spread out over the side of the mountain. He remembered it being smooth mountains, but he never did know how large of an explosion Fethva made. He was surprised he survived it if it did all of this.

by nomad2

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Gilbert the Poogle: Part Two
It was almost a whole week since the change, and new Poogle soon came to realise that the transformation of colour species was more than just an alteration of skin-deep exterior appearance. With it went his pride and his self-esteem, his confidence and respect.

by scarletrhapsody

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Neopian Circumstances
"Sloth-like Comparison"

by nefily

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I Found You
"Too Heavy"

by ausra331



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