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Fyora's Gift

Queen Fyora stood on a three-legged stool with her arms out to the sides. Her dressmaker, Tori, was sewing an outfit for the Valentine's Day ball in early February...

by blueberryz_n_cream99
Valentime

Clocks all around tick softly, loudly, some with the brays of Kaus, some with the gentle song of a faerie, some with the dull, mechanical noise that we all know from our own homes...

by _sunset_phoenix
Fun at the Neolodge

"MI," my Christmas Bori, Apoc began. "I am going to explain this in terms an idiot could understand. WE are going on a vacation to get away from you..."

by mystery_island111223
The One that Got Away

As Dr. Yelp led her down the sterile halls, Xweetiepea noticed that there weren’t very many patients; most of the rooms were empty...

by arthursmom
LD Attacks!

"Ahhhh, the Doglefox is going to get me!"

by yellowsugardog
Pink Snow

The blossoms shudder before letting go of their hold on the tree, slowly drifting to the ground below. They let the wind carry them...

by jelleyfrosting
Roberta's Bet

Slowly, ever so slowly, Tor reached for his sword over his right shoulder, the fur on his neck standing on end...

by theneogoddess
Sunbeams

Inside the shell, an unborn Neopet stirred, feeling the cold from outside penetrate through the warmth of the egg...

by rainbow_daydreamer
The Joy of Fishing

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to now take my pets to a fishing hole where they too could experience the thrill of catching the 'Big One', or elaborating on stories of 'The One That Got Away'...

by buddy__blankies
Shock-A-Lots

I, Opelia, your ordinary Buzz, was about to be painted ELECTRIC! I was so ecstatic!

by grapesourhorse
Cold Hands, Warm Heart

The long summer days passed quickly and turned into the crisper days of fall. In the cool autumn afternoons Hippie could be seen plowing through the many piles of leaves that she raked...

by garden_bug9
Jhudora's Valentine

The morning passed, and no helpers arrived. No pathetic minions. No loyal servants. Jhudora pouted in her chair...

by doughnut215
No Gift Too Small

Above the great hall, in a small balcony, Jeran clutched a square pink box nervously. From his vantage point, he watched silently...

by kushbi
Noelk's Valentines Day

She was in bed, struck with the worst case of Neoflu in a century. She sneezed, hacked, choked, and spat phlegm out with every word...

by hmlanden
Why Do We Need Valentines Gifts, Anyway?

"Yeah, I'd eat the chocolate long before I had a chance to give it to anyone," Hentor said...

by nut862
 
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"Roberta's Bet" by theneogoddess
Tor gathered his courage, gripped his shield more tightly, and leapt from the bushes. There, directly in front of him, was a creature-something Tor had never seen before. For a moment, Tor dropped his guard, overwhelmed by the sheer monstrosity of the creature before him. With a soft grunt, it turned its massive purple, black-spiked head...




Other Stories


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Out of the Gravel Pit
Choosing a gift can be stressful. The tired old phrase, “It’s the thought that counts” should probably be rewritten to say, “Your thoughts count!”

by crickeetbug

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Wanted: 1 EVIL Valentine!
Hellooo there puny, average, ugly Neopian! I, Dr. Frank Sloth, am on a quest to find the purrrfect valentine this year.

by comput6712

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Faerie Forest: Part Two
The Cybunny kept running, but it was no use. She didn't seem to be going anywhere...

by lavendergoddess79

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Return of Seamstress Cybunny: Part Three
When I regained consciousness, I looked around. I saw a strange laboratory...

by anime_cybunny

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Smelly Nelly
"Has a crush."

by i_hate_backstabbers

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Roo's Views III
The best day of the year!

Art by fetedieu

by kimj85




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